Welcome to CLA-EAST.

Welcome to Cleveland's newest middle school, Citizens Leadership Academy East. We combine real-world learning with community engagement to achieve middle school excellence.

Chromebook Sign-up

April 6, 2020

CLA-EAST Families, If your scholar is in need of a Chromebook to access the online work from home, please use this link to sign-up for a pick. Pick-ups are located in the security lobby of the school. Chromebook pick-up (link here)

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Preparing civically engaged leaders

In and out of the classroom, hands-on learning is an essential part of our curriculum. Every year, we focus on "essential questions" and dig deep into issues that matter to our community. Our mission is to prepare our students to lead in academics, service, and civic engagement during high school, college, and beyond.

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A community of civically engaged citizens

CLAE offers high academic and behavioral expectations that promote a sense of ambition, personal responsibility, and a “no excuses” attitude in our students.

At CLAE there is a strong emphasis on student ownership of academic achievement and habits of leadership. The resulting school culture makes school a joyful place, rooted in consistency and positivity. The CLAE school culture also lays a strong academic and leadership foundation for our students to succeed in high school, college, and beyond.

Citizens East Campus

Citizens Academy East and Citizens Leadership Academy East
12523 Woodside Ave, Cleveland, OH 44108