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About John Dewey

John Dewey Elementary School is located at 23401 Emery Road in Warrensville Heights. We are the proud home of the Tiger Cubs and serve scholars in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade.

Mission: Creating an education environment that promotes CURIOSITY, CRITICAL THINKING, COMMUNICATION and COLLABORATION while empowering scholars to be responsible contributing members of our community, nation and world.
Vision: Inspiring Confidence and Encouraging Success 
 
At John Dewey, you'll find:
  • Grades pre-kindergarten through 1st are hosted here, and unlike other districts, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten are all-day and tuition free
    • Services children with disabilities ages three through five in an inclusive environment for learning with typically developing peers ages four to five
  • A 4-STAR ODE Step Up to Quality program that emphasizes hands-on learning to meet the needs, interests, and abilities of each student
  • A comprehensive, evidenced-based curriculum that is aligned with Ohio’s Early Learning Standards in all essential domains for kindergarten readiness
  • Highly trained teachers with expertise in early childhood education
  • Specialists in music, art, media, and physical education
  • Support services for children who have special needs or who are learning English as a second language
  • Classroom instruction and activities are structured for the unique needs of young learners
  • Low staff to child ratio 
  • Free breakfast and lunch
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