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World Class Education

Shaker Heights is a community dedicated to lifelong learning and is recognized nationally for the quality of both its public and independent schools, and early childhood programs. Among our residents age 25 and older:

  • 61.7% hold bachelor’s degrees or higher
  • 33.4% hold graduate or professional degrees
  • 63.3% serve in professional/management level professions

Shaker Heights City Schools

Shaker Heights City Schools are known for academic excellence and commitment to diversity. More than 80% of graduates attend college, including Ivy League and other highly selective colleges and universities. Also, the district is one of only eight natoinwide to have adopted the highly regarded International Baccalaureate program at all grade levels.

Shaker Schools areas of distinction include:

  • Top 2% of U.S. high schools in Newsweek’s annual rankings
  • Consistently ranking among Ohio’s top schools for National Merit, National Achievement, and Advanced Placement scholars
  • All students begin Mandarin in first grade and can continue to study through grade 12. By grade six, students can choose among Mandarin, Latin, French, Spanish or German. In high school, the offerings also include Greek
  • Nationally recognized theater program and consistent top honors in band, orchestra, choir, and fine arts competitions
  • More than 80% of the faculty hold a master’s degree or higher

Shaker Heights City Schools
15600 Parkland Drive
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120
216-295-4000

Independent Schools in Shaker Heights

Hathaway Brown School
Hathaway Brown School is Ohio's oldest independent preparatory school for girls in Grades K-12. 

Hathaway Brown School
19600 North Park Boulevard
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
216-932-4214

Laurel School
Laurel School, founded in 1896, is a nationally recognized, independent, college preparatory day school for girls k-12, with a coeducational early childhood program.

Laurel School
One Lyman Circle
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
216-464-1441

St. Dominic School
St. Dominic School is a co-educational Catholic school for students in prekindergarten through eighth grade.

St. Dominic School
3455 Norwood Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
216-561-4400

University School
University School enrolls boys from kindergarten through high school and prepares all of its graduates for college. 

University School
20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
216-321-8260

Early Childhood Education

Shaker offers both public and independent preschool instruction for our youngest residents. 

Shaker Heights City Schools

Pre-K Early Intervention Program
Onaway Elementary School
3115 Woodbury Rd.
216-295-4090
Ages: 3-5 years

Shaker's First Class
3115 Woodbury Rd. (Onaway)
23325 Wimbledon Rd. (Mercer)
Ages: 2.5-5 years

Independent Schools

Carol Nursery School
19824 Sussex Rd.
216-991-3449
Ages: 3-5 years; 2.5 with parent

CEOGC Plymouth Head Start
2860 Coventry Rd.
216-991-8754
Ages: 3-5 years

Children's Center of First Baptist Church
3630 Fairmount Blvd.
216-371-9394
Ages: 6 weeks-5 years

Early Childhood Enrichment Center
19824 Sussex Rd.
216-991-9761
Ages: 18 months-5 years

Hanna Perkins School
19910 Malvern Rd.
216-991-4472
Ages: 15 months-7 years

Hathaway Brown Early Childhood Program
19600 North Park Blvd.
216-320-8767
Ages: 2/5-5 years

JDN Early Childhood Center
22201 Fairmount Blvd.
216-320-8489
Ages: 6 weeks-5 years

Laurel School
1 Lyman Circle
216-455-2025
Ages:20 months-5 years

Le Chaperon Rouge
3350 Warrensville Center Rd.
216-751-0320
Ages: 6 weeks-5 years

Monday, December 17, 2018

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