The Menlo Difference

Menlo Park Academy was rated the #1 Elementary School in Ohio!

We at Menlo are so happy to be recognized but test results are not what makes us who we are....our whole child approach is why people really "Menloā€¯.

Please read below about our Menlo Difference.

Menlo Park Academy is Ohio's ONLY tuition-free K-8 community school focused solely on serving the needs of gifted learners, educating the whole child and offering flexible options for modern families.

1. We Educate the Whole Child

 - Frequent enrichment opportunities
 - Daily student interaction with intellectual and emotional peers
 - Open, spacious rooms including science lab, art room and computer lab
 - SMART boards in every classroom



2. Teachers & Curriculum are Focused on Gifted Learners

- Accelerated and differentiated curriculum, ability groupings
- Creative learning materials
- Unique environment where children learn with their peers
- Provide out-of-level assessments
- Consistently rated "Excellent" on Ohio Achievement Assessments
- State-certified teachers



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3. Flexible Options for Modern Families

  - School community where parent involvement is encouraged
  - Open enrollment from every school district in Ohio
  - Students currently attend from more than 40 different districts
  - Before & after care option
  - Bus service from several communities*

*Contact your home school district to see if bus service is available (currently Avon, Avon Lake, Berea, Olmsted Falls/Twp, Sheffield/Sheffield Lake, North Ridgeville, and Westlake offer bus service to Menlo Park Academy)




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