Important Message for Current Parents & Families with Student(s) Re-Enrolling for Next Year: If you have not yet received an email about re-enrollment, and you would like to complete your child's re-enrollment forms online, please update your email address with us: UPDATE MY INFORMATION


Citizens Academy & Citizens Academy East are non-profit, public schools, and we have a Board of dedicated community members who help make our schools outstanding places for our students, families, and community. Many thanks to our board for volunteering their time, energy, and effort to our schools:

Steve Murray, Chair
University School

Tom Cook
Colbalt Group

Al Hilkert

Whitney Jones

Me’lani Joseph
Case Western Reserve University

Merry McCreary

Alfred Miller
Taylor Oswald

Sophia Onwuzulike
Case Western Reserve University

Paul Pesses
Carnegie Companies

Brian Roof
Frantz Ward LLP

Mary Ann Shamis
Financial Services Paytime

Aaron Sharpley
Community Volunteer

Peggy Gries Wager

Kareemah Williams


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Citizens Academy is one of highest-performing free, public charter schools in Cleveland and spaces are very limited! Click here to learn more about enrolling & to enroll your child today!

Teach With Us!

We are proud of our amazing, dedicated teachers and leaders. Interested in teaching in a safe, positive, high-performing urban school? Click here to learn more about careers at Citizens Academy.