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West Preparatory Academy's Mission

West Preparatory Academy, serving grades K-8, is dedicated to improving the lives of its students by providing authentic learning experiences in a collaborative, nurturing environment that will build a foundation for students success in school, at future work, and in life.

To achieve the mission, our School will integrate current learning technologies into the classroom, offer authentic learning experiences that are respectful of how children learn best, and offer a schedule and support activities that enable each student to achieve to his or her potential. We want our students to leave the School with the skills and abilities necessary to achieve academic excellence, personal growth, and success as lifelong learners. This mission requires the support of the faculty, staff, families, and community in order to encourage and empower students to be responsible and valued citizens.

College Credit Plus Process for 2018-2019

Public high school students must declare intent to participate by April 1
Students intending to participate in the fourth year of College Credit Plus, the successful program that provides Ohio students with the opportunity to earn college credit while still in high school, can begin the notification process for the 2018-2019 school year now. College Credit Plus debuted at the start of the 2015-2016 school year and has since had more than 65,000 students participating and getting a jump start on college, saving more than $262 million in college tuition costs.

College Credit Plus provides students with the opportunity to take college classes offered by any Ohio public college or university, or from any participating private postsecondary institution, at their high school, on the college or university campus, or online. The program allows students to explore college interests sooner and to earn college credits toward a degree before graduating from high school. It is free to families when students take courses offered by Ohio public colleges and universities.

Beginning Feb. 15, public high school students may notify their principal of their interest to participate and must declare their intent to participate by April 1. This includes students who participated in any or all of the first three years of College Credit Plus. The application window for nonpublic and homeschool students is now also open and closes at 5 p.m. EST on April 13; those students may send their letter of intent to participate to the Ohio Department of Education, 25 S. Front St., Columbus, OH 43215, or email it to

In an effort to give more students and families the opportunity to save on the cost of college, College Credit Plus now includes a summer term. Credits earned by taking courses through College Credit Plus during a summer term will be applied to students’ high school and college transcripts during the fall. Students and parents should check the summer term registration deadline for the college or university from which the student intends to take courses.

For additional information on College Credit Plus, visit

Time to Choose a High School 8th Graders!

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District's School Choice Portal is NOW OPEN but closes on March 9, 2018. 

Follow This Link! To go to the CMSD website to view all of your options for High School.


Important Dates to Remember:

March 9 – School choice portal closes. Student applications MUST be received by this date to maximize chances for a student’s top choice school.

March 16 – High school lottery conducted. All students whose application is complete will be put in a lottery to match the student to their high school.

March 26 – Lottery results released. Parents will be notified as to what school choice their student has been matched.

April 20 – Assignment confirmation deadline. Parents MUST confirm their high school choice by this date or their student’s spot will be released.

May 15 – Out-of-district high school students accepted as seats are available.

May - June – Students accepted via "wait lists" as seats become available

July 31 – Out-of-district K-8 students accepted as seats are available.