Phone: 216.268.6600


Academic Distress Commission Meeting Thursday, January 16th @ 5:00 PM - Board Conference Room. No School for students Friday, January 17th.

Latest News

The Rebirth of An American Urban School System

At East Cleveland City Schools, we have some lofty goals to meet. We can only succeed through community engagement, a supportive environment, and instructional excellence. Check out the latest…

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Three Graduates Take Their Track Talents to the Next Level

Three of our recent graduates made waves on the track field at Shaw High School, and now they are taking their talents to the college level. Students Deyanna Parker and Morgan Dennis…

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Now Hiring

Now hiring teachers! If you want to design engaging lessons and help students achieve academically and grow social emotionally, we want you. Check out our job page for a list…

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Welcome to East Cleveland City Schools

Henry Pettiegrew II, Ph.D

I am the son of a man and woman who made their life’s work to improve the education and lives of countless students in Cleveland Schools. Both products of the Mississippi Delta and a strong understanding that education and determination can and will improve the quality of life for your family. It was in this household I learned the value of life-long learning and its’ ability to give security in a world where information is moving and shared like never before. I believe in the transformative power of education…

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Your Future Starts Here

Our Career and Technical Education programs offer students a direct pathway to college or career and lead to meaningful employment.

Facts About East Cleveland City Schools

Our graduating students earned over $2 million in college scholarships last year alone.

1:1 technology is offered in all grades, providing a Chromebook to each student.

Every student in the CTE program earned the equivalent of a college degree with a double major last year alone.

The district’s Superior Preschool Program is rated the highest possible 5-stars by the Ohio Department of Education’s Step Up to Quality rating system.

For Students

We promote equity, empathy and excellence so our students can reach their fullest potential.