Cleveland School of the Arts

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Cleveland School of the Arts
2064 Sterns Road
Cleveland, Ohio, (Cuyahoga County) 44106
United States
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Superintendent Eric Gordon
Area trustee Rick Ortmeyer, President, CSA Board of Trustees
Head of school John M. LePelley
Grades 8-12
Color(s) Black and Silver [1]         
Sports Boys' and Girls' Basketball
Mascot panther
Nickname CSA
Team name Stars[1]
Rival Whitney Young
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [2]

Cleveland School of the Arts is a public high school located in the St.Clair neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio. It is a magnet school and part of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Opened in 1981, Cleveland School of the Arts is a public high school located in the St. Clair neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio; it is a magnet school, part of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Cleveland School of the Arts consists of two locations: the Lower Campus, located at 2501 East 61st Street, is for students from kindergarten through 5th grade, and the Upper Campus is for students from 6th through 12th grades.

Relocation to Harry E. Davis[edit]

The old school was located in University Circle, across from John Hay High School, and the students were relocated to the empty Harry E. Davis Junior High School located at 10700 Churchill Road, the old building has since been demolished and a new school will be built on that location and is expected to be completed by August 2014.

Relocation to New Site[edit]

Starting the 2015-2016 school year, students will be attending school at their brand new building built on the original CSA site. The grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for September 21, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. with a ribbon cutting October 24, 2015.


CSA offers 8 different majors; Creative Writing, Dance, Vocal, Visual Arts, Orchestra, Band, Photography, and Theater, for which the student must audition.


Cleveland School of the Arts, excels in academics they boast that 99% of CSA students graduate and 100% attend institutions of higher learning. And, CSA students have the highest attendance rates, OGT and OAT test scores, graduation and college acceptance rates in the district.

Notable alumni[edit]

Demetrius Pate- Famous Break Dancer 2003-2010

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Archived from the original on 2010-11-05. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on September 23, 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 

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