Communion of Saints School

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Basic Information

Address: 2160 Stillman Road Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
County: Cuyahoga
School District: Cleveland Heights
Phone Number: (216) 932-4177
Fax Number: (216) 932-7439

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Communion of Saints School
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Additional Information

President: Mrs. Gerry Whiteley
School Type: Catholic
Founded: 2010
Ages/Grades: Pre-K/Grade 8
Diocese: Cleveland
School Setting:

The curriculum of Communion of Saints School attempts to ensure that academic success is attained by all of our students. As a Catholic school, our program is permeated with a spirit of mutual respect and concern for each individual. We utilize a curriculum developed by the Diocese of Cleveland in compliance with the Ohio State Standards.

School Size: 240
Classroom Size: Maximum of 32

Tuition can be paid monthly (based on 10-month cycle), quarterly or in one lump sum.

Financial Aid:

Financial Assistance is available for parishioners and is evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Communion of Saints also accepts the Ed-Choice Scholarship.


The Curriculum Includes: Religion, Language Arts (including English,Reading, Spelling, and Handwriting), Mathematics, Science (including Health and Safety), Social Studies, Fine Arts (including Music and Art), Physical Education, and Spanish.

Camp Programs: Yes
After School Programs: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

A fleet of over 50 iPads and 30 Chromebooks are available for class use, allowing students in grades three through eight to utilize the Internet for educational and research purposes. Desktop computers are used in kindergarten through grade three. In addition, every classroom is equipped with a Smart Board and projector to enhance student learning.

Uniform Guidelines:

Uniforms are required for kindergarten - 8th grade.

Admissions Requirements:

Admission for Kindergarten Students:

Students applying for acceptance to Kindergarten must be 5 years of age by September 30th of the year as verified by an original, certified birth certificate. A readiness screening, conducted in the Spring prior to Kindergarten entrance, is required for admittance.

Transfer Student Policy:
All transfer admissions are subject to the approval of the principal and based on criteria that include acceptable school records in academic, psychological, attendance and conduct matters. Transfer admissions are also based on space availability. The administration holds the right to require specific assessments for entrance into its academic programs.

Non-Catholic Student Policy:
Communion of Saints School is pleased to accept students of any religious faith. Because religious instruction is an integral part of our mission and curriculum, all students must be present at all religious functions in which the students are engaged during school hours. All students are expected to participate in classes of religious instruction.

Mission Statement:

Communion of Saints Catholic School serves a diverse community and fosters life-long learners and witnesses to the Gospel who are committed to worshiping God and serving His people.

Communion of Saints: Fostering Faith, Service, and Scholarship.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Our Students: Our students come from many different communities including Cleveland Heights, University Heights, South Euclid, Lyndhurst, East Cleveland, Cleveland and Shaker Heights. Bus transportation to and from Communion of Saints School is provided by the Cleveland Heights-University Heights and South Euclid-Lyndhurst school districts.

Our Families: In joining the Communion of Saints School family, you enter a community committed to building a caring, loving, and supportive environment for our children. This is evident in the way our families come together to support our PTO and Athletic Association. It can also be seen when our school families join in the worshiping life of the parish and participate in church-sponsored activities.

Our Learning Environment: Communion of Saints School provides a faith-filled, family-like atmosphere of learning for your child. Prayer is part of our daily activities and Sacramental opportunities are provided on a regular basis. Your child enters a supportive and nurturing community of learners. Just like a family, the students, faculty, staff, and parents work to build positive relationships.

Our Safety Preparedness: Our school has a safety plan in place in order to respond to possible emergencies in an effective and expedient manner. We have regular in-services for faculty and staff on what role they play in the unlikely event an emergency occurs. Our school has regular fire drills, tornado drills, and intruder drills and has a very good relationship with the local Fire and Police departments.

School History:

Communion of Saints School was established in 2010 with the merger of four parishes in the Diocese of Cleveland. The school continues the legacy of Saint Ann School which began in 1916. In September of 2010, Communion of Saints School was named a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, an honor bestowed on only 50 private schools nationwide.