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School leader:  Christopher C. Hayward, Principal
17420 Fernway Rd
Shaker Heights, OH 44120

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(216) 295-4040
(216) 295-4036
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"Fernway, an International Baccalaureate World School, is highly diverse."


  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students


  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Poetry, Ceramics, Design
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin
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11 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · March 27, 2014
This is my son's third year at Fernway and he has special needs and the staff has been awsome. Mr. Haywood is an awsome principal! Thanks Fernway for giving my son such an awsome experience for elementary school.

Submitted by a parent · December 12, 2013
This is my daughters first year at Fernway Elementary school. She is in grade 1. We are more than pleased with the school. The teachers are excellent. They want their children to learn and grow. Since it is in IB school it has great values. She... more

Submitted by a parent · June 05, 2009
This is my son's first year here and I love it. We moved again and I made sure that I stayed within the same area so that he could go there. Its not as diverse as the other schools in the district, but we haven't had any problems.

Submitted by a student · July 25, 2008
this school was amazing when i went to it. i love fernway forever.

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Fernway is an International Baccalaureate World School with a diverse student body of 300 children. Students at Fernway are exposed to the joys of reading starting in kindergarten and have access to the school’s library, which has more than 10,000 items in circulation. The curriculum at Fernway prominently incorporates technology into the learning experience with a computer and Smartboard in every classroom. Including specialists, the total student/faculty ratio at Fernway is 13 to 1.

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Fernway Elementary School
17420 Fernway Rd, Shaker Heights, OH  44120
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. (216) 295-4040
Last modified Fernway Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.