The Transformation Alliance recommends three different resources for determining the Cleveland neighborhoods most in need of quality schools.
First, please see our interactive school finder, at www.clevelandta.org/choose-your-school. This tool allows anyone to enter a Cleveland address to quickly retrieve information about the schools within two miles of that address. Available information includes state ratings, relative ranking of each school among all Cleveland schools (separately for schools serving K-8 and high schools), community ratings and reviews, school-provided information, as well as demographic data, location, contacts, sponsors and operators.
In addition, two studies have been conducted to determine the Clevelalnd neighborhoods with the most relative demand for quality schools.
The first was commissioned by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District in 2014 and conducted by IFF.
This study is available on the IFF website and identified 11 neighborhoods based on test performance (Performance Index scores):
2. West Boulevard
3. Broadway-Slavic Village
4. Union Miles
5. Old Brooklyn
6. Mount Pleasant
9. Lee-Harvard and Lee-Seville
The most recent study was conducted by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, determining relative need for quality schools as follows:
- Each district and charter school was given a School Quality Framework rank score based on Value Add and Performance Index scores (supply);
- The total number of students in grades K to 12 attending a district or charter school was calculated for each neighborhood (demand);
- Weighted scores were calculated using SQF scores and the number of students, and those scores were ranked to determine relative need for quality schools.
Download the PDF map below to see a map of the neighborhoods in Cleveland with the highest relative need for quality schools:
1. West Boulevard
2. Old Brooklyn
3. Mount Pleasant
7. Broadway-Slavic Village