School Details

Shaw High School

15320 Euclid Ave, East Cleveland, OH 44112
(216) 268-6500

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1422 students 16 students/teacher (OH avg is 18)

Test Scores by grade


Ohio Graduation Test (OGT)

In 2010-2011 Ohio used the Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) to test students in grade 10 in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. The OGT is a high school graduation requirement. The OGT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2013
  • East Cleveland City School District average
  • Ohio state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Shaw High School is a public high school in East Cleveland. The principal of Shaw High School is Ms. Deborah D. Moore, who can be contacted at 1,422 children attend Shaw High School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 64% of the 1,422 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 85% have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Shaw High School is 16:1. Collinwood High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 95% 95%
Multiracial 0.7% 0.7%
White, non-Hispanic 0.2% 0.1%
Hispanic 0.08% 0.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.07% 0.03%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.03%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 92%
Economically disadvantaged 64% 71%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Shaw High School provides an opportunity for students to combine academic and career classes. This is a wonderful experience not available at the average/general high school in the Greater Cleveland area. The students at Shaw High value school spirit and do not value their education in general. Thanks Dr. MaryAnn Harris Former School Board Member East Cleveland City School District

  • (7 years ago)

    I come from a Catholic private school that costs $10 000 a year to go to Shaw High School.The two schools are just as good if not better.My science class Chemistry is more challenging and demanding than any of the classes that the juniors are taking at VASJ that over-charges by a mile.Now for the school to have just been built there are issues that are unexpected like a leaky roof and the heat doesn't go off in all of the classrooms.Of course there are more fights than in a private school because there are twice if not three times as many students attending in an overcrowded school. At this school I have a better chance at earning college creds to put me ahead by a year when I attend college.The fact is Shaw High is better than most would have you believe. Not to mention the success of the band!

  • (7 years ago)

    The quality of education is lacking because the teacher can t teach because the disruption by the student and some the teacher is teaching student thing we learn already but there are very few faculty members who care about the students and their success .There are not enough school books or other teaching materials available for the number of students who attend. So the student are learn not current thing. The extra curricular activities are what keep the students involved but not a lot. The school board takes every opportunity to hinder those programs sometime the event come to the school to see what up with the school. This is my last year and most school are focusing on there senior and our school is focusing on the sophomores so the senior don t have no money except for like five hundred dollars and that is not going to cover the graduation.

  • (9 years ago)

    The quality of education is lacking. The school board is composed of members who do not appear to care about the children in the district. There are not enough school books or other teaching materials available for the number of students who attend. There are very few faculty members who care about the students and their success. The extra curricular activities are what keep the students involved however the school board takes every opportunity to hinder those programs. There is very little parent involvement in anything other than the marching band and possibly football. There is no parent involvement in the academic areas.

  • (9 years ago)

    It would be hard to rate the staff at Shaw for just the purpose of their dedication as teachers they are a family Our children in East Cleveland benefit in more ways than just having great academic instruction They are Loved Jeanine King Mother of Veronica Lee King

  • (9 years ago)

    I am not a parent but a former student from the E.Cleveland City School District and I have had the unfortunate oppourtunity to be enrolled in Cleveland Public Schools and a Charter School where the education I received was by all means worthless and terrible. Where E.Cleveland lacks in funding and money they make up for it with the best teachers who are dedicated and motivated. They offer a variety of extracurricular activities and while I was there parents really cared about their child's education. I wouldnt know how that is now though. I would recommend this school district to anyone searching for a school hoping for a better option than Cleveland Public Schools.

  • (10 years ago)

    I attended school in the East Cleveland City School District my whole life and i believe that i recieved the best education possible.There they offer a number of after school activities and academic programs.The teachers and parents really care alot about the students and are always willing to go that extra mile so that it's students may succeed. I believe that they have given me all of the skills that i need to accomplish my dreams. I would truly say that attending East Cleveland City Schools was an experience that i wouldn't trade for anything.I was so involved in all of the activites and sports teams that they offered that it always kept me busy.It is just a great school district to attend.

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