Our department is the main source in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to assign students to the schools of his/her grade level serving the attendance area in which the student’s parent or court appointed custodian resides. The office of Student Assignments is located on the second floor of the Superior Administration building.
The Student Assignment Office is responsible for insuring all students are attending the appropriate schools. Our guidelines and procedures are developed based on the following:
- Maintaining efficient use of facilities
- Providing options to parents that will best meet the needs of their family
- Providing choices to explore a variety of educational opportunities that will launch their child towards meeting the diverse needs for the world after school.
In addition to school assignments, the Student Assignment Office also helps parents, students, and schools with scenarios involving custody, residency, and family hardships including school assignments, School Choice procedures, and student records from closed CMSD schools.
The Office of Student Assignments staff work with parents buildings administrators, other District staff, and community to ensure that each student is serviced with the highest degree of professionalism and equity.
The professional staff in the Student Assignments Office is available to assist you through the enrollment process and to help you better understand how students are assigned to schools here are CMSD from 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday.
Office of Student AssignmentsCleveland Metropolitan School District
1111 Superior Ave., E
Cleveland, OH, 44113
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (216) 838-KIDS (5437) | Fax: (216) 436-5178
We are proud to serve our CMSD families!
Alliance for Working Together Foundation – Located in Lake County, AWT promotes the development of rewarding careers in manufacturing for the long-term success and growth of our manufacturing community.
Art House, Inc. – Founded in 1999 by local artists and residents dedicated to the belief that the arts enrich lives and help create better communities, Art House, Inc. makes art accessible to Brooklyn Centre and the Greater Cleveland community by providing instruction, encouragement, and facilities.
City of Euclid – One of the first communities established in the Western Reserve, Euclid is a large, inner-ring suburb with strong neighborhoods, increasing lakefront amenities, a growing Downtown, and a strong industrial core with a manufacturing base of over 150 companies. In 2016, the city began updating the Master Plan with the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission to create a blueprint for future projects, programs and policies.
Cleveland Transformation Alliance – A public-private partnership dedicated to growing a portfolio of quality district and charter schools, the Cleveland Transformation Alliance works to ensure that every child in Cleveland attends an excellent school and that every neighborhood has a multitude of great schools from which families can choose.
Cleveland Restoration Society, Inc. – As the largest non-governmental historic preservation organization in Ohio, CRS uses the powerful tool of historic preservation to revitalize diverse communities, strengthen the regional economy, and enhance the quality of life in northeastern Ohio.
Cuyahoga Community College Creative Arts Academy – The Creative Arts Academy offers a vibrant arts curriculum to students in the Greater Cleveland area and creates a clear pathway to college in the process, particularly through programming in dance, orchestra, and jazz.
Deepwood Foundation – Since 1996, The Deepwood Foundation has been providing assistance to Lake County children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families as a nonprofit and charitable resource.
Downtown Cleveland Alliance – Formed in 2006, the mission of Downtown Cleveland Alliance is to make Downtown Cleveland the most dynamic and compelling place to live, work, play, and visit in the region. The Alliance serves to unify the distinct neighborhoods of Cleveland’s central business district under a singular vision and holistic strategy for advancement.
Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI) – Dedicated to delivering responsible, affordable lending to help low-income, low-wealth, and other disadvantaged people and communities join the economic mainstream, ECDI invests in people to create measurable and enduring social and economic change.
Esperanza, Inc. – As the only local nonprofit dedicated to the success and promotion of Hispanic educational achievement, Esperanza plays a crucial role in the advancement of Hispanic youth through evidenced-based, culturally competent academic support services that help students persist through, and graduate from, high school, as well as scholarships to help support their postsecondary aspirations.
Evergreen Business Services – Evergreen Business Services is a stand-alone company established within the Evergreen Cooperative Corporation, focused on driving and developing new business opportunities consistent with Evergreen’s mission of transforming lives and neighborhoods through wealth-building.
Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation (FRDC) – FRDC is a nonprofit community development corporation serving primarily low to moderate income urban residents in the Fairfax neighborhood in Cleveland. One aspect of FRDC’s work is to carry out community revitalization activity through the development of affordable and market rate housing.
Group Plan Commission (GPC) – GPC was revived in 2010 to reshape the heart of the city. It is committed to developing and linking signature public spaces in Cleveland including Public Square, The Mall, and Pedestrian Bridge.
Leadership Geauga County – Leadership Geauga County develops and encourages the leader in everyone. Through opportunities for personal growth, leadership development, and community engagement, current and future leaders are informed, engaged, and inspired to get involved and give back to their organizations and communities.
Policy Matters Ohio – Policy Matters, a non-profit policy research institute, creates a more vibrant, equitable, sustainable, and inclusive Ohio through research, strategic communications, coalition building and policy advocacy.
SPACES – SPACES is the resource and public forum for artists who explore and experiment, developing an interconnected community through barrier-free access to contemporary culture and providing international, national, and local artists the freedom to create remarkable works of art that help us to see the world in unexpected ways
Trust for Public Land – Founded in 1972, the Trust for Public land creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. As part of the Parks for People program, the Trust for Public Land’s Ohio team is leading two exciting projects including Lakeview Terrace Park and Summit Lake.
University Hospitals Health System, Inc. (UH) – UH is one of the nation’s leading health care systems, providing high-quality, patient-centered medical care at locations throughout Northeast Ohio. Part of UH’s work has encompassed community engagement and neighborhood stability.
West Creek Conservancy – West Creek Conservancy enriches the lives of people in Greater Cleveland by conserving natural habitats, restoring the ecological value and sustainability of urban lands, and expanding neighborhood opportunities to experience nature.