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Issue Date: September 2010 Issue


Private Elementary Schools

Academy of St. Adalbert
56 Adalbert St., Berea, 44017
440-234-5529, saintadalbert.org
Tuition: $3,000, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 150, Faculty: 25
Average class size: 12
Percent receiving financial aid: 20%
Admissions: Martie Jacobs

All Saints of St. John Vianney
28702 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, 44092
440-943-1395, allsaintssjv.org
Tuition: $3,570-$2,650, Grades: K-8
Students: 299, Faculty: 22
Average class size: 25
Percent receiving financial aid: 10%
Admissions: Rose Wilson

Archbishop Lyke School — Middle
4351 E. 131st St.,
Garfield Heights, 44105
216-581-3517
archbishoplykeschool.org
Tuition: $3,650, Grades: 6-8
Students: 150, Faculty: 12
Average class size: 25
Percent receiving financial aid: 100%
Admissions: Margarete W. Smith

Communion of Saints
Catholic School

2160 Stillman Road,
Cleveland Heights 44118
216-932-4177, saintann.us
Tuition: $3,800-$5,900, Grades: K-8
Students: 280, Faculty: 22
Average class size: 25
Percent receiving financial aid: 12%
Admissions: Barb Nicoletti

Gesu Catholic School
2450 Miramar Blvd.,
University Heights, 44118
216-932-0620, gesu.com
Tuition: $3,200-$4,605, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 771, Faculty: 60
Average class size: 27
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Judith A. Herbert

Holy Family School

7367 York Road, Parma, 44130
440-842-7785, holyfamilyparma.com
Tuition: N/A, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 228, Faculty: 18
Average class size: 21
Percent receiving financial aid: 5%
Admissions: Mary Ann Murnyack

Holy Family School
3163 Kent Road, Stow, 44224
330-688-6412
holyfamilyschoolstow.org
Tuition: $3,225-$4690, Grades: K-8
Students: 561, Faculty: 28
Average class size: 28
Percent receiving financial aid: 10%
Admissions: Mary Lou Yannucci

Holy Spirit Academy
370 Center Road, Bedford, 44146
440-232-1531, hsabedford.org
Tuition: $3,980, Grades: K-8
Students: 150
Faculty: 10 full time, 3 part time
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 15-20%
 
Holy Trinity School
2610 Nagel Road, Avon, 44011
440-937-6420, holytrinityavon.org
Tuition: $1,350, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 511, Faculty: 22
Average class size: 27
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Mary Marunowski

Immaculate Heart
of Mary School

2859 Lillis Drive, Cuyahoga Falls, 44223
330-923-1220, ihmgradeschool.com
Tuition: $3,125, Grades: K-8
Students: 411, Faculty: 25
Average class size: 25
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Robert J. Hardesty
 
Incarnate Word Academy
6620 Pearl Road, Parma Heights, 44130
440-842-6818
incarnatewordacademy.org
Tuition: $3,150, Grades: K-8
Students: 487, Faculty: 27
Average class size: 27
Percent receiving financial aid: 7%
Admissions: Janette Cicerchi
 
Julie Billiart School
4982 Clubside Road, Lyndhurst, 44124
216-381-1191, juliebilliartschool.org
Tuition: $9,000-$11,000, Grades: K-8
Students: 110, Faculty: 32
Average class size: 12
Percent receiving financial aid: 40%
Admissions: Jodi Johnston

Mater Dei Academy
29840 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, 44092
440-585-0800, materdeiacademy.us
Tuition: $2,800, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 370, Faculty: 30
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 20%
Admissions: Loretta Pilla

Metro Catholic School
1910 W. 54th St., Cleveland, 44102
216-281-4044, metrocatholic.org
Tuition: $3,450, Grades: K-8
Students: 551, Faculty: 36
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Sr. Anne Maline

North Akron Catholic School
1570 Creighton Ave., Akron, 44310
330-633-1383, nacs.k12.oh.us
Tuition: N/A, Grades: 6-8
Students: 120, Faculty: 10
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 90%
Admissions: Christine Lackney
 
Notre Dame Elementary School
13000 Auburn Road, Chardon, 44024
440-279-1129
notredameelementary.org
Tuition: $3,995, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 425, Faculty: 35
Average class size: 24
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Josephine Ambrose

Our Lady of the Elms
1290 W. Market St., Akron, 44313
330-864-7210, theelms.org
Tuition: $7,000, Grades: PreK-6, Girls
Students: 180, Faculty: 20
Average class size: 15
Percent receiving financial aid: 10%
Admissions: Marie Reichart

Our Lady of Mount Carmel
1355 W. 70th St., Cleveland, 44102
216-281-7146, olmc-cleveland.org
Tuition: $3,450, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 260, Faculty: 30
Average class size: 28
Percent receiving financial aid: 70%
Admissions: Sr. Rosario Vega

Sacred Heart Parish School
110 Humbolt Ave., Wadsworth, 44281
330-334-6272, shswadsworth.org
Tuition: $2,730, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 299, Faculty: 16
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 8%
Admissions: Tracey Arnone

St. Adalbert Catholic School
2345 E. 83rd St., Cleveland, 44104
216-881-6250
Tuition: $3,450, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 178, Faculty: 10
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Paula Mattis

St. Anselm School

13013 Chillicothe Road,
Chesterland, 44026
440-729-7806, stanselmschool.org
Tuition: $3,435, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 270, Faculty: 19
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 18%
Admissions: Joan Agresta

St. Augustine School

195 Seventh St. NW, Barberton, 44203
330-753-6435, staugschool.net
Tuition: $3,150, Grades: K-8
Students: 182, Faculty: 16
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 40%
Admissions: Elaine Faessel

St. Barnabas School
9200 Olde Eight Road,
Northfield, 44067
330-467-7921, sbcatholicschool.com
Tuition: $3,051-$3,332, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 712, Faculty: 49
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Kim Browning
 
St. Brendan School
4242 Brendan Lane,
North Olmsted, 44070
440-777-8433
stbrendannortholmsted.org
Tuition: $2,800-$4,100, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 172, Faculty: 20
Average class size: 17
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Julie A. Onacila

St. Bridget of Kildare
5620 Hauserman Road, Parma, 44130
440-886-1468, stbridget-parma.com
Tuition: $1,975, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 290, Faculty: 16
Average class size: 25
Percent receiving financial aid: 15%
Admissions: Thomas Norton

St. Charles Borromeo
7107 Wilber Ave., Parma, 44129
440-886-5546, saintcharlesschool.org
Tuition: $2,350, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 567, Faculty: 28
Average class size: 30
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Eileen Updegrove

St. Clare School
5655 Mayfield Road,
Lyndhurst, 44124
440-449-4242, saintclare.net
Tuition: $3,300, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 239, Faculty: 16
Average class size: 21
Percent receiving financial aid: 5%
Admissions: Frank Przybojewski

St. Columbkille Parish School
6740 Broadview Road, Parma, 44134
216-524-4816, stcolumbkilleschool.org
Tuition: $2,800-$3,700, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 460, Faculty: 32
Average class size: 23
Percent receiving financial aid: 2%
 
St. Dominic School

3455 Norwood Road,
Shaker Heights, 44122
216-561-4400, stdominicschool.net
Tuition: $4,000-$5,300, Grades: K-8
Students: 200, Faculty: 20
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 50%
 
St. Francis of Assisi School
6850 Mayfield Road, Gates Mills, 44040
440-442-7450, stfrancisgm.org
Tuition: $3,325-$4,350, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 470, Faculty: 40
Average class size: 25
Percent receiving financial aid: 17%
Admissions: Adrienne Publicover
 
St. Francis School
7206 Myron Ave., Cleveland, 44103
216-361-4858, stfranciscleveland.com
Tuition: $3,450, Grades: K-8
Students: 170, Faculty: 25
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 95%
Admissions: Sr. Karen Somerville

St. Jerome School
15100 Lake Shore Blvd.,
Cleveland, 44110
216-486-3587, stjerome-elem.org
Tuition: $3,450, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 193, Faculty: 20
Average class size: 25
Percent receiving financial aid: 75%
Admissions: Susan Coan
 
St. Jude School
584 Poplar St.
Elyria,  44035
440-366-1681, stjudejaguars.org
Tuition: $2,600-$4,600, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 372, Faculty: 45
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 9%
Admissions: Rozann Swanson

St. Helen School
12060 Kinsman Road, Newbury, 44065
440-564-7125, sthelen.com/school
Tuition: $3,420, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 273, Faculty: 20 (full time), 15 (part time)
Average class size: 24
Percent receiving financial aid: 10%
Admissions: Sr. Christin Alfieri

St. John of the Cross School
140 Richmond Road, Euclid, 44143
216-261-1240
saintjohnofthecross.org
Tuition: $3,075, Grades: K-8
Students: 375, Faculty: 25
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 15-20%
Admissions: Martha Dodd

St. Joseph Parish School
32929 Lake Road, Avon Lake, 44012
440-933-6233, stjosephavonlake.org
Tuition: $2,812, Grades: K-8
Students: 330, Faculty: 25
Average class size: 21
Percent receiving financial aid: 8%
Admissions: Patricia Vaccaro

St. Joseph School
175 St. Joseph Drive, Amherst, 44001
440-988-4244, sjsamherst.org
Tuition: $3,480, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 188, Faculty: 17
Average class size: 21
Percent receiving financial aid: 23%
Admissions: Karen Casper-Linn

St. Joseph School
1909 Third St., Cuyahoga Falls, 44221
330-928-2151, saintjoe.org
Tuition: $2,700-$3,800, Grades: K-8
Students: 333, Faculty: 26
Average class size: 19
Percent receiving financial aid: 90%
Admissions: Deacon Robert Kochanski

St. Martin of Tours School
14600 Turney Road,
Maple Heights, 44137
216-475-3633
Tuition: $3,250-$4,600, Grades: K-8
Students: 135, Faculty: 15
Average class size: 17
Percent receiving financial aid: 25%
Admissions: Kathy Krupar

St. Mary of the Assumption
8540 Mentor Ave., Mentor, 44060
440-255-9781
edline.net/pages/stmaryoftheassumption
Tuition: $2,800-$3,710, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 565, Faculty: 30
Average class size: 23
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A
Admissions: Candice Konicki

St. Mary School
265 Baker St., Berea, 44017
440-243-4555, smsberea.org
Tuition: $2,598, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 485, Faculty: 31
Average class size: 23
Percent receiving financial aid: N/A

St. Monica School

13633 Rockside Road,
Garfield Heights, 44125
216-662-9380, saintmonicachurch.net
Tuition: $2,700-$3,500, Grades: K-8
Students: 375, Faculty: 25
Average class size: 20-25
Percent receiving financial aid: 2%
 
St. Paschal Baylon School
5360 Wilson Mills Road,
Highland Heights, 44143
440-442-6766, saintpaschal.com
Tuition: $3,700, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 491, Faculty: 34
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 1%
Admissions: John V. Bednar

St. Peter
35749 Center Ridge Road,
North Ridgeville, 44039
440-327-2201, stpeterschoolnr.org
Tuition: $2,680, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 290, Faculty: 15
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 67%
Admissions: Sr. Patricia Vovk

St. Peter School
3601 Oberlin Ave., Lorain, 44053
440-282-9909
stpeterschoollorain.com
Tuition: $4,300, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 435, Faculty: 36
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 85%
Admissions: Emily Fabanich

St. Richard School
26855 Lorain Road,
North Olmsted, 44070
440-777-2922
edline.net/pages/st__richard_school
Tuition: $2,795, Grades: K-8
Students: 364, Faculty: 20
Average class size: 25
Percent receiving financial aid: 5%
Admissions: Michael Cappabianca

St. Rocco School
3205 Fulton Road, Cleveland, 44109
216-961-8557, saintroccoschool.org
Tuition: $345-$3,450, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 200, Faculty: 15
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 100%
Admissions: Sr. Judith Wulk

St. Thomas Aquinas
Catholic School

9101 Superior Ave., Cleveland, 44106
216-421-4668, stthomas-aquinas.com
Tuition: $3,450, Grades: K-8
Students: 230, Faculty: 18
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 93%
Admissions: Sr. Michelle Kelly

St. Thomas More School
4180 N. Amber Drive, Brooklyn, 44144
216-749-1660, stmschool.com
Tuition: $2,600, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 320, Faculty: 43
Average class size: 24
Percent receiving financial aid: 17%
Admissions: Jennifer A. Francis

St. Vincent de Paul School
13442 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 44111
216-251-3932, svdpcleveland.org
Tuition: $3,400, Grades: K-8
Students: 180, Faculty: 15
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 75%
Admissions: Emily Baker

Urban Community School
4909 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 44102
216-939-8330
urbancommunityschool.org
Tuition: $6,400, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 430, Faculty: 24
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 100%
Admissions: Randi Allard

West Park Catholic Academy
17720 Puritas Ave., Cleveland, 44135
216-671-7900, westparkcatholic.org
Tuition: $3,450, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 380, Faculty: 25
Average class size: 23
Percent receiving financial aid: 76%


 
Bethyl Christian Academy
12901 W. Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, 44130
440-842-8575, bcakids.com
Tuition: $3,400-$3,600, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 173, Faculty: 12
Average class size: 18
Percent receiving financial aid: 10%
Admissions: Monica Baker

Medina Christian Academy
3646 Medina Road, Medina, 44256
330-725-3227, mcaschool.net
Tuition: $4,600, Grades: PreK-6
Students: 150, Faculty: 21
Average class size: 16
Percent receiving financial aid: 7%
Admissions: Paige Donahoe

Open Door Christian Schools
8287 W. Ridge Road, Elyria, 44035
440-326-2367, odcs.org
Tuition: $1,203-$5,400, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 332, Faculty: 23
Average class size: 17
Percent receiving financial aid: 27%
Admissions: Bronwyn Tucker

Parma Heights
Christian Academy

8971 W. Ridgewood Drive,
Parma Heights, 44130
440-845-8668, phcaonline.org
Tuition: $3,400, Grades: K-6
Students: 142, Faculty: 12
Average class size: 20
Percent receiving financial aid: 20%
Admissions: Kristin Anderson

 
 
The Agnon School
26500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood, 44122
216-464-4055, theagnonschool.org
Tuition: $7,300-$10,300, Grades: EC-8
Students: 357, Faculty: 70
Average class size: 15
Percent receiving financial aid: 46%
Admissions: Laura Simon

Gross Schechter Day School
27601 Fairmount Blvd.,
Pepper Pike, 44124
216-763-1400, grossschechter.org
Tuition: $4,900-$6,900, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 340, Faculty: 70
Average class size: 16
Percent receiving financial aid: 30%
Admissions: Rachel Gonsenhauser

The Lippman School
750 White Pond Drive, Akron, 44320
330-836-0419, thelippmanschool.org
Tuition: $7,200, Grades: K-8
Students: 100, Faculty: 20
Average class size: 10-12
Percent receiving financial aid: 35%
Admissions: Linda Brotsky


 
Our Shepherd
Lutheran School

508 Mentor Ave., Painesville, 44077
440-357-7776
oslpainesville.org
Tuition: $3,155, Grades: K-8
Students: 140, Faculty: 11
Average class size: 22
Percent receiving financial aid: 27%
Admissions: Jacob Rogers

St. John Lutheran
4386 Mayfield Road,
South Euclid, 44121
216-381-8595
stjohnsoutheuclid.org
Tuition: $4,200, Grades: K-8
Students: 70, Faculty: 7
Average class size: 12
Percent receiving financial aid: 25%
Admissions: Barbara Knight

St. Mark Lutheran School
1330 N. Carpenter Road,
Brunswick, 44212
330-225-4395, stmarkbrunswick.org
Tuition: $3,700, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 200, Faculty: 14
Average class size: 16
Percent receiving financial aid: 2%

St. Paul Lutheran School
27981 Detroit Road, Westlake, 44145
440-835-3051, stpaulwestlake.org
Tuition: $2,675-$4,500, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 321, Faculty: 24
Average class size: 17
Percent receiving financial aid: 25%
Admissions: Dale Lehrke, Tricia Jones

 
 
Birchwood School
4400 W. 140th St., Cleveland, 44135
216-251-2321, birchwoodschool.org
Tuition: $9,000-$9,700, Grades: K-8,
Students: 120, Faculty: 18
Average class size: 15
Percent receiving financial aid: 25%
Admissions: Donna Parrino

Cornerstone Community School
4510 Stow Road, Stow, 44224
330-686-8900, corner-stone-school.org
Tuition: $4,360-$5,450, Grades: K-6
Students: 95, Faculty: 15
Average class size: 18 (max)
Percent receiving financial aid: 10%
Admissions: Karen Chivers

Hudson Montessori School
7545 Darrow Road, Hudson, 44236
330-650-0424, hudsonmontessori.org
Tuition: $7,290-$10,190, Grades: EC-8
Students: 265, Faculty: 35
Average class size: 24
Percent receiving financial aid: 15%
Admissions: Michelle Lazor

Lawrence School (Lower)
1551 E. Wallings Road,
Broadview Heights, 44147
440-526-0003, lawrenceschool.org
Tuition: $15,375-$15,990, Grades: 1-6
Students: 81, Faculty: 15
Average class size: 9
Percent receiving financial aid: 25-30%
Admissions: Douglas Hamilton
Note: Lawrence School exclusively serves students with
learning differences and attention deficit disorders.

Ruffing Montessori School
3380 Fairmount Blvd.,
Cleveland Heights, 44118
216-321-7571, ruffingmontessori.net
Tuition: $7,780-$14,215, Grades: EC-8
Students: 326, Faculty: 37
Average class size: N/A
Percent receiving financial aid: 25%
Admissions: Julie Haffke

Ruffing Montessori School
1285 Orchard Park Drive,
Rocky River, 44116
440-333-2250, ruffingmontessori.org
Tuition: $5,550-$7,285, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 300, Faculty: 30
Average class size: 28
Percent receiving financial aid: 10%
Admissions: Lori Coticchia

South Suburban
Montessori School

4450 Oakes Road, #6,
Brecksville, 44141
440-526-1966, ssmsmontessori.net
Tuition: $5,625-$8,850, Grades: EC-8
Students: 115, Faculty: 17
Average class size: 15
Percent receiving financial aid: 5%
Admissions: Amy Mackie-Barr

Spring Garden Waldorf School
1791 S. Jacoby Road, Copley, 44321
330-666-0574, sgws.org
Tuition: $6,456, Grades: PreK-8
Students: 174, Faculty: 25
Average class size: 18
Percent receiving financial aid: 33%
Admissions: Amy Hecky

TLC Child Development Center
and Academy for Young Children
187 Ravenna St., Hudson, 44236
330-655-2797
Tuition: $105 (five days half), $205 (five days),
Grades: Kindergarten
Students: 73, Faculty: 20
Average class size: 12
Percent receiving financial aid: 0
Admissions: Linda F. Pincelli

University School
20701 Brantley Road,
Shaker Heights, 44122
216-831-1984, us.edu
Tuition: $14,400-$21,100
Grades: K-8, Boys
Students: 463, Faculty: 70
Average class size: 14
Percent receiving financial aid: 25%
Admissions: Chris Barton

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