Science class Ice Cream Social Horace Mann ribbon cutting ceremony New wing dedication Boys' cross country Ranger Marching Band classroom of kids Ranger Cheerleaders Class of 2017 Harding Singers Lakewood Project (by Alex  Belisle) Barnstormers' "Little Women", by Alex Belisle Emerson Kindergartners Harding's "Peter Pan Jr." LHS Cardboard Boat Regatta LHS Dance Show Ranger fans! Jump Rope for Heart Grant Orchestra Hayes Coding Club

Our Mission

In partnership with our families and community, Lakewood City Schools will develop responsible citizens, who are critical and creative thinkers, committed to life-long  learning, invested in a diverse society, and prepared for technological and global opportunities.

News & Announcements

Rangers Education Foundation Seeks Program Coordinator

LREF logoLakewood Rangers Education Foundation is seeking a Program Coordinator. The Coordinator will assist and support the Executive Director in carrying out all aspects of day-to-day office administration, program development and management, advocacy, organizing, communications, organizational leadership and fundraising with a specific focus on proficiency in current office and social media technology/applications to manage workload and attain goals. 

Bond Refinancing to Save District Millions

dollar signWith its new bond rating from S&P Global Ratings freshly awarded, the Lakewood City Schools on September 14 refinanced $41 million worth of 2007 series bonds.  The refinancing resulted in excess of $7 million (or 14.6%) in savings over the life of the bonds. The annual savings from the refinancing is in excess of $500,000 in bond payments each of the next 14 years.

Grant PTA Seeks Vendors for Craft Fair Nov. 11

GrantGrant PTA is looking for vendors for its Vendor & Craft Holiday Mingle on Saturday, November 11 from 9 am - noon at Grant Elementary School. There is a $30 entry fee plus a raffle basket must be provided and 5% of your sales go back to Grant PTA. Applications must be in by November 1 by emailing

LHS History Club to Present on Cleve. Race & Housing Legacy

The Lakewood High School History club will kick off its 2017-2018 teacher/student lecture series on Sunday, September 24 at 7 pm at the Lakewood Public Library Auditorium with the presentation "Cleveland - A city Divided: The Legacy of Race and Housing."  The featured speakers will be Joe Lobozzo, facilitator of the LHS Social Studies Department, and senior Erika Hakko. Their presentation will include a history of Cleveland’s housing patterns, including the underlying political, social and economic factors.

Garfield Civic Club Hosting Blood Drive on Oct. 2

red cross logoGarfield Middle School's Civics Club will be hosting an American Red Cross blood drive on Monday, Oct. 2 from 3-7 p.m. in the school's cafeteria. To sign up for an appointment, visit or use the donor app and search for Garfield Middle School. All are welcome!

Lincoln PTA Hosting Fun Run Oct. 7

runnerLincoln PTA will be holding its second annual Lincoln Fun Run on Saturday, October 7 at 1pm at Kauffman Park. The proceeds of the run will go toward buying gym equipment, music instruments, playground equipment and hopefully much more. All are welcome! Learn more about the fun post-race activities and how to be a sponsor at

National Merit Semifinalist Leads List of Academic Standouts

Veronica LeeThe annual September announcements of the National Merit Scholarship Program recognitions and Advanced Placement Scholars includes Lakewood High students who are among the top academic students in the nation . Based on tests taken in the 2016-2017 school year, the latest LHS academic stars include National Merit Semifinalist Veronica Lee (pictured at left), three National Merit Commended Students and 85 AP Scholars, including four National AP Scholars.

Fitness Fits Everyone Takes Place Sept. 30

On Saturday, September 30 from 1 – 5 pm, Jordan Family Foundation’s 8th Annual Fitness Fits Everyone will turn Lakewood Park into a huge playground with thousands of people taking part in fun and energizing activities for kids and families. All activities are free! 


lakewood high entranceThe Lakewood Board of Education at its Sept. 5 meeting approved an agreement with Cleveland Clinic Children’s to provide health care services, including mental health services, to Lakewood High School students and employees of the Lakewood City Schools through a school-based health center at Lakewood High.

West Shore Auto Tech Class Tackled Special Summer Project

corvette engineWest Shore Career-Tech students in Mike Szittai’s Automotive Technology class took on a special project during the last quarter of the 2016-2017 school year that spilled into evening and weekend work, which the students tackled with relish.

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