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Our students are on a path toward college and career. We have high expectations for our students and offer a high level of support to help children reach their full potential. We individualize learning based on regular analysis of student progress throughout each school year. Cleveland Preparatory Academy focuses on the student and we work to build a strong foundation in literacy and numeracy. Students activities are designed to meet the unique learning needs of each scholar.

Core Subjects

These core subjects form the basis of our K–8 curriculum.

Language Arts

We help students develop vital communication skills, while inspiring a love of literature.  Our scholars learn phonics, grammar, and comprehension skills, and prepare for reading through multi-sensory activities.  Cleveland Preparatory Academy scholars comprehend and analyze both fiction and non-fiction texts as early as Kindergarten.  The program emphasizes classic works, writing as a process, and the skills that will be tested when our students begin taking the state assessment when they enter third grade.


We balance fundamental skills with critical thinking and problem solving.  Our active approach ensures that students understand the realities that underlie mathematical concepts.  Games and animations bring concepts to life, while challenge problems, regular practice, and review ensure mastery.  We build from the concrete to the abstract as students move from basic skills toward algebra.  Students learn by seeing mathematical concepts applied to the world around them.


Our Science program uses hands-on experiments to support the systematic study of life, Earth, and the physical sciences.  We nurture curiosity as students practice observation and analytical skills.  Students learn how our understanding of the world is shaped by ongoing scientific and technological advances.  Teachers provide regular opportunities for students to participate in experiments and projects that include opportunities to apply mathematics and technology through age appropriate activities.

Social Studies

With integrated topics in geography, civics, economics, and history, our Social Studies program opens young minds and imaginations to far-off lands, distant times, diverse cultures, and their own community.  We explore the history, geography, and the relationships that exist in our community, nation, and world.

Specialty Subjects

A truly well-rounded education must nourish the body and soul as well as the mind. We believe in the value of exposing children to many different opportunities.


Art projects allow students to explore their individual creativity, while art appreciation develops skills for understanding form, style, and structure.

At-Risk Students

Cleveland Prep is open to all students and committed to supporting at-risk students and their families. Please contact us if you have children who may have a disability and need special education.