K–8 Community School of Choice

Empowering students to achieve their full potential.


Hope Academy Northwest is a tuition-free, community school of choice for grades K–8. We are AdvancED Accredited.

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Academic Excellence

On the 2018 Ohio Report Card, Northwest Academy was one of only twelve schools in the city of Cleveland to receive an overall grade of B or higher.  Northwest Academy has worked hard to close the learning gap, the evidence being the A grade the school received in Gap Closing.  Finally, Northwest Academy is one of a few schools in Cleveland to receive all A’s in Value-Added for three straight years!  At Northwest, we focus on the academic growth of all children.

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Convenient Location

Our school is conveniently located on the corner of 116th Street and Detroit Avenue near the Lakewood, Ohio City, and downtown Cleveland neighborhoods. We are right behind the old church.  Please click here to see if your student qualifies for free transportation.

Summer Food Service Program

Northwest Academy is participating in the Seamless Summer Option Program. Lunch will be provided to all children, ages 1 through 18, and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Summer Program dates are as follows: June 4 – June 7, June 11 – June 14, June 18 – June 21, June 25 – June 28, July 9 – July 12, and July 16 – July 19. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 am – 9:00 am, and lunch will be served 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm. Click here to learn more


Overall Value Added


Accredited by AdvancED


Progress Component Grade

Northwest Academy is a small school that feels like a family. The teachers and staff are extremely caring. I've been a parent for over 7 years and feel like my daughter is secure and receiving a great education.

- Aubrey Birchard, Parent