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School leader:  James Reed III
15911 Aldersyde Dr
Shaker Heights, OH 44120

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(216) 295-4200
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"An IB World School, SHHS made Newsweek’s top 2% list of high schools."


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    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students


  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    Graphics, Band, Chamber music, Choir / Chorus, Jazz band...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, German, Latin, Spanish
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45 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · November 05, 2015
My junior has been challenged and is excelling in her 4 AP classes so far. She loves the German coursework and the fantastic coaching on the cross country team! The facilities are great and staff are incredibly well educated! My freshman has found... more

Submitted by a parent · August 29, 2013
The repuation that Shaker Heights has "excellent" schools is clearly a myth.The high school and middle school are prime examples of the failure of this school system. The small minority of good kids who want to succeed have to navigate daily... more

Submitted by a student · June 21, 2013
I really like the high school. I feel like I fit in since everyone can fit in depending on what they do (music, theatre, sports, etc...) The teachers seem like they care (most). I think the work can be a lot but I know they're just preparing us... more

Submitted by a student · November 14, 2012
This school offers a wide range of opportunities! Languages! Clubs! Classes! There is no school like it! The school loves to see students challenging themselves. The guidance department is also very strong. The teachers are almost always there... more

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As an International Baccalaureate World School, the High School offers both the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and more than 20 Advanced Placement courses, as well as outstanding fine and performing arts courses, six world languages, and many opportunities for international travel. Students may choose from a wide range of sports and co-curricular activities. Top-notch guidance counselors are highly skilled in helping families navigate the college admissions process.

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Shaker Heights High School
15911 Aldersyde Dr, Shaker Heights, OH  44120
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 45 reviews. (216) 295-4200
Last modified Shaker Heights High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.