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Education

Strongsville City Schools

• Nearly 5,500 students participate in an exciting classroom atmosphere supported by an accredited, comprehensive curriculum, diverse student activities and clubs, engaging teachers, and committed support staff • Award winning instructional, instrumental, and vocal programs • A comprehensive high school curriculum, including 27 Advanced Placement course offerings and 16 Honors COURSES • 92% of students complete a college core curriculum • College admission test scores above state and national average • Two National Merit Scholarship Finalists for the 2019-20 school year • Athletics: State and Regional championships in boys’ and girls’ sports THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY CONNECTION • Nationally Board Certified and state designated Master Teachers on staff • Supportive and involved residents and business community • Online access to student progress and performance reporting

St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church Fr. Joe Mamich, Pastor

FACILITIES • Safe and well-maintained facilities and grounds include one preschool, five neighborhood elementary schools (grades K-5), one middle school (grades 6-8), and one high school (grades 9-12) with planetarium • New Strongsville Middle School opened August, 2016 • Completion of Strongsville High School renovation (January, 2017) • Completion of preschool renovation as well as critical repairs and upgrades to elementary buildings • Up-to-date technology providing secure wireless access to school and student devices, interactive whiteboards in classrooms, and 1:1 ratio of Chromebooks to students FINANCES • School district is the largest employer in the City of Strongsville • $81 million bond issue passed November 2012 for construction/renovation projects (new middle school / renovations to high school and preschool) • Nationally recognized financial reporting for four straight years

Sts. Joseph and John School Values ~ Academic Excellence ~ Service

12700 Pearl Rd. Strongsville, OH 44136 440-238-5555

Serving God and Neighbor Since 1946 www.sjohio.org

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Rigorous, Diverse, Student Focused Programs

Strongsville Image Book & Community Guide | 2021

Joseph M. Akosi, Principal 12580 Pearl Rd. Strongsville, OH 44136 440-238-4877

www.sjjschool.org

• Recipient of the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Meritorious Budget Award for budget presentation • Recipient of the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the District’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) DISTRICT AWARDS • For seven straight years, Strongsville City Schools has been honored with the “Best Communities for Music Education” designation from The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. In 2020, Strongsville was one of 754 school districts nationwide to be recognized by NAMM, and one of just 17 school districts in Northeast Ohio that received this prestigious award. • Strongsville High School Ranked #49 In Ohio on the U.S. News “Best High School” Annual Listing for 2020, improving on the high school’s ranking of #73 in 2019.

St. John Neumann Roman Catholic Church Fr. Barry Gearing, Pastor 16271 Pearl Rd. Strongsville, OH 44136 440-238-1770

Encountering Christ, Serving Others www.sjnohio.com


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