Phone: 216.268.6600


Welcome To East Cleveland City Schools Our K-12 urban school system focuses on the whole child. LEARN MORE Your Future Starts Here Our career and technical programs provide students with the social, emotional, and academic preparation to succeed in the college and career pathway of their choice. LEARN MORE Empathy. Equity. Excellence. Our school district is headed in a new direction. We’re striving to be excellent. We’re learning to achieve. We’re supporting our students every step of the way. LEARN MORE

Latest News

W.H. Kirk Middle School is back!

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Back to School Information

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2020-2021 ECCS Leadership Team

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Special Board Mtg. notice

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Shaw High School 2020 Commencement Booklet

Click here to view the Shaw High School 2020 Commencement Booklet.

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SHSAA Scholarship Application

This scholarship is specifically for Shaw High School Seniors, 2020, provided by the Shaw High School Alumni Association.  Scholarship applications must be postmarked by Tuesday June 30th.

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Special Board Meeting Notice

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Workplace Guidelines | Responsible Restart Ohio

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EC Proud Parade

On Monday April 20th, District Faculty and Staff will parade The City to show support for our students and community.  Look out for us in an area near you between 1p-2p.  Click Here for turn by turn directions.

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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.


“Encouraging kids to be in the classroom so they can achieve their dreams.”With help from our players, we’re hard at work in our community to help #InspireChange 🧡🤎Get 2 School, Stay in the Game

Posted by Cleveland Browns on Friday, January 31, 2020

We have partnered with the Cleveland Browns Foundation to encourage students to #Get2School.  Two missed days of school equates to six days of lost learning!  It is important that you #Get2School and #StayInTheGame.  We promote equity, empathy and excellence so our students can reach their fullest potential.