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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CH-UH Publishes 2022 District Quality Profile

Jan. 3, 2023 -- The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District has published its 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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Heights Wellness Center Grand Opening January 17

Jan. 3, 2023 -- The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District and MetroHealth will host a Grand Opening and Open House for the new Heights Wellness Center located at Cleveland Heights High School on January 17. The event is open to the community.
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District To Pilot New English/ELA Curriculum Materials

Oct. 26, 2022 -- To ensure that we have high-quality instructional materials in every classroom, we review and adopt new textbooks and materials on a 6-10 year cycle. This year, our focus is on the English Language Arts (ELA)/English curricular materials that are used in our K-12 classrooms.
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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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