About Us


About East CLC 7-8:

Our school:

  • East Community Learning Center 7-8 campus teachers have an average of 16 years of experience
  • 63% hold a master's degree or higher
  • Our staff includes a full-time Title 1 teacher and two Title 1 tutors to support students.

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Our programs:

East CLC offer academic, career and extracurricular activities that support student achievement and enrichment, including:

  • After-school tutoring and homework help by certified teachers
  • An alternative learning academy
  • School-wide student planners to coordinate academic/home communication
  • Summa Health Care career education program
  • Algebra I for high school credit
  • Four computer labs and computers in every classroom
  • Middle School Intervention, in partnership with the University of Akron, to improve reading and writing
  •  OhioReads and The 100 Book Challenge reading intervention programs
  • High Schools That Work/Middle Grades That Work "BEST Practices."
  • Student Government (East CLC 7-8 Campus was one of only nine schools nationwide chosen to receive a First Amendment Grant to establish this program!)
  • Relationships with Kent State University and The University of Akron to train future teachers

History of East CLC 7-8 Campus

The new East Community Learning Center 7-8 Campus was opened to students on September 1, 2011. The school was formerly known as Goodyear Middle School, in honor of Charles Goodyear (1800-1860). It was originally housed in the original, N. Martha Ave. East High School building, constructed in 1918, after East High School moved to the Brittain Road campus in 1955.

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