Cleveland Municipal School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 103 public schools serving 37,880 students in Cleveland Municipal School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
Public Schools in Cleveland Municipal School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the Ohio public school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 64% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Cleveland Municipal School District are Cleveland Early College High School, Clark School and Douglas Macarthur. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Cleveland Municipal School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Ohio.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Ohio public school average of 30% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Cleveland Municipal School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Cleveland Municipal School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
103 Schools
3,591 Schools
# Students
37,880 Students
1,697,672 Students
# Teachers
2,385 Teachers
94,694 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Cleveland Municipal School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 914 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has increased from 64% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (OH)
Overall District Rank
#780 out of 924 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cleveland Municipal  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cleveland Municipal  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cleveland Municipal  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cleveland Municipal  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.54
0.48
# American Indian Students
85 Students
2,102 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
426 Students
40,741 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
5,951 Students
97,050 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
6%
# Black Students
24,419 Students
280,586 Students
% Black Students
64%
17%
# White Students
5,947 Students
1,187,565 Students
% White Students
16%
70%
# Hawaiian Students
49 Students
1,399 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,003 Students
87,650 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,609
37,348
# Students in K Grade:
2,827
122,379
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,740
122,547
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,729
123,381
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,220
130,561
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,497
127,655
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,687
130,152
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,564
129,354
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,318
127,900
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,417
130,075
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,537
140,973
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,142
133,358
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,707
120,539
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,886
121,400
# Ungraded Students:
-
50

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,308 is higher than the state median of $14,177. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,361 is higher than the state median of $13,086. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue
$769 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cleveland Municipal  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$923 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total spending of Cleveland Municipal  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,308
$14,177
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cleveland Municipal  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$24,361
$13,086
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cleveland Municipal  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Cleveland Municipal School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cleveland Early College High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2075 Stokes Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 838-8250
Grades: 9-12
| 315 students
Rank: #22.
Clark School
Math: 89% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5550 Clark Ave
Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 838-7300
Grades: PK-8
| 579 students
Rank: #33.
Douglas Macarthur
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4401 Valleyside Rd
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 838-8400
Grades: PK-8
| 345 students
Rank: #44.
Cleveland School Of Science & Medicine
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2075 Stokes Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 838-8300
Grades: 9-12
| 415 students
Rank: #55.
Cleveland School Of Architecture & Design
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2075 Stokes Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 838-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 334 students
Rank: #66.
Whitney Young School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
17900 Harvard Ave
Cleveland, OH 44128
(216) 838-5500
Grades: 4-12
| 190 students
Rank: #77.
Campus International School
Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2160 Payne Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 838-8000
Grades: K-8
| 719 students
Rank: #88.
Paul L Dunbar Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2159 West 29th
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 838-7400
Grades: PK-8
| 386 students
Rank: #99.
Louisa May Alcott Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
10308 Baltic Rd
Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 838-6500
Grades: K-5
| 240 students
Rank: #1010.
Riverside School
Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14601 Montrose Ave
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 838-6700
Grades: PK-8
| 496 students
Rank: #1111.
Cleveland School Of The Arts High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2064 Stearns Rd
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 838-9000
Grades: 9-12
| 486 students
Rank: #1212.
Valley View Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
17200 Valleyview Ave
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 838-8900
Grades: PK-8
| 189 students
Rank: #1313.
Denison
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3799 W 33rd St
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 838-3250
Grades: PK-8
| 327 students
Rank: #1414.
Garfield Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3800 W 140th St
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 838-6300
Grades: PK-8
| 597 students
Rank: #1515.
Lincoln-west High School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3202 W 30th St
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 838-7000
Grades: 2-12
| 340 students
Rank: #1616.
Bard Early College Cleveland
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13501 Terminal Ave
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 838-9700
Grades: 9-12
| 433 students
Rank: #1717.
Buhrer
Math: 52% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Buhrer Ave
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 838-8350
Grades: PK-8
| 399 students
Rank: #1818.
Robinson G Jones Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4550 W 150th St
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 838-6750
Grades: PK-8
| 490 students
Rank: #1919.
Clara E Westropp School
Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
19101 Puritas Ave
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 838-6250
Grades: PK-9
| 341 students
Rank: #2020.
Lincoln West School Of Science & Health
Math: <50% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3202 W 30th Street
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 838-7100
Grades: 9-11
| 171 students
Rank: #2121.
Rhodes College And Career Academy
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5100 Biddulph Ave
Cleveland, OH 44144
(216) 838-3050
Grades: 9
| 134 students
Rank: #2222.
Benjamin Franklin
Math: 39% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1905 Spring Rd
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 838-3150
Grades: PK-8
| 597 students
Rank: #2323.
Newton D Baker School
Math: 40% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
3690 W 159th St
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 838-6650
Grades: PK-9
| 470 students
Rank: #2424.
Memorial School
Math: 48% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
410 E 152nd St
Cleveland, OH 44110
(216) 838-0850
Grades: PK-8
| 421 students
Rank: #2525.
Tremont Montessori School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2409 W 10th St
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 838-9850
Grades: PK-8
| 576 students
Rank: #2626.
William C Bryant Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3121 Oak Park Ave
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 838-3350
Grades: PK-8
| 411 students
Rank: #2727.
Artemus Ward
Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4315 W 140th St
Cleveland, OH 44135
(216) 838-6200
Grades: PK-9
| 515 students
Rank: #2828.
Charles A Mooney School
Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3213 Montclair Ave
Cleveland, OH 44109
(216) 838-3200
Grades: PK-8
| 457 students
Rank: #2929.
Warner Girls Leadership Academy
Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8315 Jeffries Ave
Cleveland, OH 44105
(216) 838-8950
Grades: PK-8
| 491 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Campus International High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3100 Chester Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 838-8100
Grades: 8-9
| 85 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Louis Agassiz School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3595 Bosworth Rd
Cleveland, OH 44111
(216) 838-6450
Grades: PK-8
| 320 students
Rank: #3232.
Orchard School
Math: 36% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4200 Bailey Ave
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 838-7350
Grades: PK-8
| 482 students
Rank: #3333.
Davis Aerospace & Maritime High School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 Lakeside Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 838-2500
Grades: 9
| 46 students
Rank: #3434.
Euclid Park Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
17914 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44112
(216) 838-0700
Grades: PK-9
| 356 students
Rank: #3535.
Daniel E Morgan School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
8912 Morris Ct
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 838-1400
Grades: PK-8
| 251 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 37,880 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in OH)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.54

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