OUR MISSION

In partnership with our families and community, Lakewood City Schools will develop responsible citizens, who are critical and creative thinkers, committed to life-long  learning, invested in a diverse society, and prepared for technological and global opportunities.

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DISTRICT EARNS "A" FOR OVERALL STUDENT PROGRESS

The 2013-2014 state report card results are in and the report for Lakewood City Schools shows that the district continues to provide a quality education, earning an overall A for Student Progress, which measures academic gains in our students’ Reading and Math over a year’s time, also known as Value-Added.


FIRST CULTURAL HERITAGE FESTIVAL BIG SUCCESS

Hundreds of guests enjoyed fabulous food, entertainment and games and learned about places they may never knew of before at the first-ever Garfield Cultural Heritage Festival put on by the Garfield students, staff and PTSA and sponsored by the Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation and the Lakewood Council of PTAs. Read on for a great overview by one of the performers, Gary Rice, who captures the spirit of the event perfectly. 


STUDY: LKWD PROJECT MEMBERS GAIN LONG-TERM BENEFITS

Turns out that members of The Lakewood Project aren’t just making amazing music together, they are also learning lifelong skills that will help them resolve conflicts, build relationships and make them more willing to take creative and intellectual risks because of their time in the electric rock orchestra. A study released by Case Western Reserve University revealed these findings and others when it interviewed nearly 50 former Lakewood Project members.

CHANNEL 19 SPOTLIGHTS ONE OF DISTRICT M.I.L.E.S. STUDENTS

Dakota Turek is the subject of this Channel 19 piece that helps raise awareness of Dakota's disorder, LKS, which is a seizure disorder. View video.


AUCTION UNDER WAY TO SELL SCHOOL BUILDING CONTENTS

The  Board of Education is conducting its last online auction to dispose of furniture, kitchen equipment, tools, architechtural salvage pieces such as doors, and bannisters and many miscellaneous items from the school buildings set to be torn down. The auction will conclude at 5 pm on Monday, Sept. 22.


LEAF GRANTS AVAILABLE TO TEACHERS AGAIN THIS YEAR

Lakewood Earth and Food (LEAF) Community, a Lakewood based not-for-profit, is offering grants for classrooms in Lakewood schools for education projects that help fulfill LEAF Community’s mission to the development of a more sustainable, healthful and economically viable community through environmentally responsible actions producing broad access to fresh, local foods, knowledge and culture.


NOTIFICATION OF STUDENT DATA RELEASE

A U.S. District Court has ordered that 2013-2014 school year records from the Ohio Department of Education’s student record system be turned over to Disability Rights Ohio as part of an ongoing lawsuit. Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, families of students whose data will be released must be notified and given the opportunity to object. A copy of the notice – which includes instructions on how parents may object to the data release – can be found here. The court must receive objections no later than Sept. 12.


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