What is the Campus International School?

The Campus International School is a public school developed by Cleveland State University (CSU) and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD).

Where is the schoolís located?

The school is located at 3100 Chester Avenue. The entrance to the school is located on East 30th between Chester and Euclid Avenue.

What grade levels are included in the Campus International School?

For the 2013-2014 school year, the school will have Kindergarten through 5th grade levels. The school will add an additional grade each year. Over time, Campus International will expand into a K-12 school.

Who is eligible to attend the Campus International School?

Kindergarten through 5th grade school age children. Sixty-five percent of CIS students are Cleveland residents. Twenty percent of CIS students are the children of full-time CSU faculty, staff or students and 15% of CIS students are non-residents.

Is tuition required to attend Campus International?

No. Campus International is a public school. .

May I visit the school?

Yes, Campus International conducts regularly scheduled tours. We encourage parents to take a tour before applying to the school. Parents may schedule a tour by calling (216) 838-8000.

Is before and after school care offered?

Yes. Before/after school care is offered. However, before and after care is a fee-based service of the YMCA.

How can I enroll my child in Campus International School?

Each year, around February a lottery is conducted. Only students who have applied with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Office of Student Assignments located at 1440 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio ~ 216.523.6347 are included in the lottery. Campus International recommends that parents apply prior to February to ensure that their child is included in the lottery.

If one child is enrolled in Campus International does a sibling automatically get in or does the sibling have to enter the lottery?

The sibling still has to apply to the district by the lottery date and receive a lottery number. Provided a seat is available in the siblingís grade, the sibling is automatically accepted. If a seat is not available, then the sibling will be moved to a grade level wait list. Siblings will be ordered on the wait list according to their lottery number.

How does the lottery work?

A lottery is conducted on a date decided by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. All students who have applied to a CMSD school are assigned a number based on a computerized lottery. The first twenty percent of the seats are assigned to students who have a full-time affiliation with Cleveland State. The next sixty-five percent of the seats are assigned to Cleveland residents. The remaining fifteen percent of the seats are assigned to non-residents. All students who are not accepted in the initial lottery are placed on grade level wait lists. Parents and guardians are notified in the order of the wait list if a seat becomes available.

If I went to CSU or if Iím taking a class at CSU am I considered to be a CSU affiliate?

No, only the children of current full-time students, staff and faculty are considered CSU affiliates.

Is busing available?

Yes, but only for Cleveland residents.



For additional information, please contact the Campus International School at (216) 838-8000.