Garrett Morgan

Cleveland School of Science Academy

Rated Excellent — High Achievement for All Students!

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Garrett Morgan Cleveland School of Science Academy
, (Grades 9-12), paves the way to a successful future for your child. We offer a curriculum of challenging courses with a strong emphasis in math and science. Our accelerated math and hands-on laboratory science courses provide students with a solid foundation to continue further studies in engineering, technology, the sciences, and beyond.. If you are planning to send your child to college you should first send them to Garrett Morgan! Failure is not an option and success is a requirement. Higher expectations, higher standards, nurturing environment, smaller classrooms, these are all factors that contribute to the success of Garrett Morgan’s students. Students have the opportunity to earn college credits and/or an Associate’s Degree in Applied Technology while in high school, free of charge!

We are proud to provide an exceptional art program with an accelerated painting and drawing course. The art club is active around the community and their work can be seen all over Cleveland.

The school also showcases the sounds of our exemplary 50+ member orchestra and jazz band.

Open House for all interested students and parents will be held on March 12, 2010. You may also call the office for application details at (216) 281-6188.

Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr.
(March 4, 1877 - August 27, 1963) was an African American inventor who originated a respiratory protective hood (similar to the modern gas masks), credited with being the inventor of the traffic light in which he holds a patent for, and invented a hair-straightening preparation. He is renowned for a
heroic rescue in which he used his hood to save workers trapped in a tunnel system filled with fumes. He is credited as the first African-American in

Cleveland to own an automobile.




Garrett Morgan Cleveland School of Science Academy
4016 Woodbine Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
216-634-2113 Fax

LaVerne Hooks, Principal


Students interested in enrolling at Garrett Morgan Cleveland School of Science Academy must complete and submit the following:


Active Partnerships & Programs:

  • U.S. Coast Guard Ninth District

  • K.A.P. with Kenyon College

  • P.S.E.O. Program with Tri-C

  • Squires, Sanders, & Dempsey


The primary goal of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is to become a premier school district in the United States of America.