Strategic Planning


Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Strategic Planning

2026: Excellence For All



Our schools provide a challenging and engaging education to prepare all of our students to become responsible citizens and succeed in college and career.


The Cleveland Heights-University Heights Schools educate students by embracing diversity, ensuring equitable experiences and fostering outstanding teaching and learning to develop academically prepared critical thinkers who contribute positively and compete successfully in the world.

Core Values:

  • Excellence

  • Equity

  • Integrity

  • Trust

  • Respect

2026 Strategic Plan Booklet


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District Makes Strides in Closing Educational Gaps: 2021-2022 State Report Card Results

Sept. 15, 2022 -- The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District is showing notable progress in the Ohio state report card data for 2021-2022, especially in closing educational gaps for students.  
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Board of Education Meeting Summary - April 5, 2022

Apr. 5, 2022 -- At the monthly regular Board of Education meeting on April 5, the academic calendars for 2023 and 2024 were approved, discussions began on a potential athletic league change, and Superintendent Liz Kirby delivered an update on the District’s ESSER funds.
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Grades 5-12 To Take PPS Surveys In March

Mar. 4, 2022 -- The CH-UH School District is in our second year of using the Postsecondary Planning System. To determine where a child may need extra support, each K-12 student’s school performance data is combined with information gathered through voluntary surveys. This month, students in grades 5-12 will take their surveys. More +
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Board of Education Meeting Summary - February 1, 2022

Feb. 2, 2022 -- At the monthly regular meeting Board of Education meeting on February 1, the BOE and Superintendent Liz Kirby recognized students and staff for recent achievements, and members of the Shaker Heights Board of Education and the Ohio School Boards Association joined the meeting for a discussion.
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District Earns Auditor of State Award With Distinction

Feb. 2, 2022 -- The CH-UH City School District is one of only eight school districts in Ohio to receive this year’s Auditor of State Award with Distinction.  More +
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Finance Department Receives Award for CAFR

Jan. 3, 2022 -- The CH-UH City School District's finance department has been awarded the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting by the GFOA.   More +
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CH-UH Publishes 2021 District Quality Profile

Oct. 29, 2021 -- The CH-UH City School District has published its fifth annual Quality Profile. The publication includes information on District programs and initiatives, acting as a comprehensive viewbook for the school district.
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Board of Education Meeting Summary - October 5, 2021

Oct. 6, 2021 -- At Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, members passed a resolution to continue membership for a second year in the Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy of School Funding (OCEASF), and several groups of staff and students were recognized for their achievements. More +
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