Considering CLA for your middle schooler?
We're honored you're considering our school for your child. Citizens Leadership Academy is not your typical middle school.
We are an Expeditionary Learning school – the first in Northeast Ohio. EL Education is a network of about 175 schools across the nation that are grounded in interdisciplinary, long-term projects that make learning engaging and relevant. Expeditionary Learning brings learning to life and makes core skill building much more relevant.
We are a tuition-free non-profit public charter school, with the full support of our mayor and CMSD CEO. We are a member of Breakthrough Schools, the #1 rated network of public charter schools in Cleveland (and all of Ohio). And, most importantly, we're a challenging, rigorous, safe, and exciting place for your child to learn and grow.
"I like CLA's hands-on curriculum, and this year I LOVE the strong communication between the parent and teachers."
- Natoya Finley, mother of a CLA sixth grader and two students at Citizens Academy
We're bringing middle school back.
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