Summer is over for kids in the Cleveland Metropolitan school district, and it’s time for students to return to class.
Monday, Aug. 14 marks the first day of school for children in Cleveland’s school district, which is the second largest school district in Ohio.
There are approximately 40,000 children enrolled in Cleveland schools. About 65 percent of the students enrolled are African-American. According to the school district, 15.6 percent of students are Hispanic and 15.4 percent are white. In 2015, 69.1 percent of senior students graduated, which is up more than 23 percent since the class of 2011.
Approximately 8,449 students rely on the school bus for transportation. The CMSD Bus Tracker now allows students and their parents or guardians to track their bus location in case the bus schedule changes or it is running behind. Click here for more information about the CMSD Bus Tracker.
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LOCAL NEWS: First Day Of School: CMSD Students Return To Class was originally published on praisecleveland.com