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Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Registration

2021-2022 Information

Welcome!

We thank you for choosing Heights and entrusting the CH-UH Early Childhood Program with the education of your children. Our staff looks forward to working with you to help your students achieve success and thrive in school.

New families may call to schedule a registration appointment. Registration is done on a first come, first serve basis. Registration packets are available online and in the main offices of Gearity and Noble elementary schools (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday).

Registration is done by appointment only at Gearity Elementary School (2323 Wrenford Road, University Heights, OH 44118). Please contact Tanya Niraj at 216-371-7356 to schedule an appointment. Appointments will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00 AM to Noon.

If your child has an active IEP please inform Tanya Niraj when you call to schedule your registration appointment. Your child’s IEP will be reviewed with the evaluation team prior to the completion of registration and classroom placement.

Screenings for Half-Day Preschool peers will be scheduled at the time of your registration appointment. Typically developing children who attend the Half-Day Program as peers must have strong language, social skills, and self-regulation skills. Interested parents should contact Danielle Foran, Early Childhood Specialist, at [email protected] to schedule a play-based screening for their child.

Registration will be done by appointment only and on a first come, first serve basis. You must have all of the required documents at the time of your registration appointment.

Tuition Information 

Tuition for Full-Day: $575 per month and is due the 5th of the month prior.
Tuition for Half-Day: $106 per month and is due the 5th of the month prior.

* Full day programming is still being considered for the 21-22 school year, a decision will be made prior to registration timelines.

If your child has an active IEP you will not be responsible for tuition. If you are new to the district, please inform Tanya Niraj when you call to schedule your registration appointment.

A $125 deposit (checks made payable to the Department of Early Childhood) is due at the time of registration. $25.00 is a non-refundable registration fee. The remainder will go towards your first month’s tuition payment. Families who qualify for scholarships will not be required to pay a deposit.

Registration Guidelines

  • Families must be residents of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District.
  • Children who will be 3 years old by September 30, 2021 must be enrolled in a 3-year-old class.
  • Children who will be 4 years old by September 30, 2021 must be enrolled in a 4-year-old class.


If you have concerns about your child's development or are looking to access special education support, please contact Charlene Rice to initiate the referral process to the Early Childhood Evaluation Team. Charlene Rice can be contacted at (216) 371-7435.
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