Our focus is on developing the whole child.
We offer an excellent academic education grounded in basic Christian values. St. Michael School is a U.S. Department of Education Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. The school also was recognized by The Ohio Academy of Science's Governor's Thomas Edison Awards for "Excellence in STEM Education and Student Research." The school focuses on meeting the needs of all students, including those requiring remedial or enrichment experiences.
We are fully accredited by the Ohio Catholic Schools Accreditation Association and the National Catholic Education Association.
We have been educating students for almost 150 years!
Founded in 1872, St. Michael School works in partnership with parents to:
provide each child the opportunity to grow according to his/her needs
build the value of service to others
enhance the development of responsible members of the parish community.
St. Michael School and St. Basil the Great Parish developed a partnership over 20 years ago that allows our younger students to be taught at the Early Education Center at St. Basil in Brecksville. The center is home to the St. Michael preschool and preK. Kindergarten through Grade 8 are located at the Main Campus in Independence.
Our curriculum includes, but is not limited to:
Our Graduates are prepared for, and excel in, their chosen high schools
Last year's graduating class saw its graduates go on to the following area Catholic high schools:
Holy Name High School
Magnificat High School
Padua Franciscan High School
Saint Joseph Academy
Saint Ignatius High School
Trinity High School Independence High School
Walsh Jesuit High School
As well as the following area public high schools:
Cuyahoga Heights High School
Independence High School
Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School
CHRIST is the reason for this school.
"Be it known to all who enter St. Michael School that Christ is the reason for this school. He is the unseen but ever present teacher in its classrooms. He is the model of its faculty and the inspiration of its students."