10427 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44102-1645 / (216) 694-7200. Fax: (216) 521-2604
Mary Beth Bartholomew, Director
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The Gerson High School, with a history dating back to 1970, offers an alternative educational experience for adolescents in grades 9 - 12 who, for various personal, behavioral and/or relationship reasons, have not been successful in standard school settings. Most students have average to above-average abilities, but exhibit characteristics such as:
- Being bullied
- Intense anxiety
- History of school absences
- Suicidal ideation
- Tendency to internalize
The Gerson High School, fully accredited by the state of Ohio, emphasizes education within a personal and therapeutic environment to affect positive growth in each student. An individual course of study is developed, and each student is assigned a faculty advisor who provides monitoring, evaluation and support. Faculty is certified in special education and come from the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County, Applewood Centers and Cleveland Metropolitan Schools.
Students are referred to the school by their home school districts. Current tuition is approximately $175/day. Prospective students will have completed the 8th grade. Students are enrolled throughout the school year.