St. Martin De Porres High School

6111 Lausche Avenue,
Cleveland, OH, 44103-0441
Tel: (216)881-1689
Saint Martin de Porres High School was founded in fall 2004 to provide high-quality college-preparatory education to young people in Cleveland, OH, who would not otherwise be able to afford such an education.
For funding, the school relies on an innovative Corporate Work Study Program first used at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, IL.
Saint Martin de Porres is located in St. Vitus Parish in its former elementary school in downtown Cleveland.
The school has forged partnerships with a number of businesses and not-for-profit organizations in and around Cleveland.
Saint Martin de Porres High School is Christ’s enterprise dedicated to transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Programs Supported Contact us for details
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 468 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes All students participate in the Corporate Work Study Program which offsets the cost of the total yearly tuition amount.
% on Financial Aid 99%
Admissions Director Monica Lawson


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballBowlingCheeringCross Country
GolfSoccerTennisTrack and FieldVolleyball
Cross CountryGolf,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 32 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Blood Drive, Book Club, Broadcast Club, Cermanics Club, Choir, Culture Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Drum Line, Engineering Club, Gardening Club, Healthy Foods Club, Highlighter Dance Team, Hip Hop Dance Crew, Jewels & Gents, Literary Magazine, Martin Movies, National Honor Society, New Bridge Club, Newspaper - The Paw Print, Photography Club, Praise Dance Team, Quiz League, Saint Martin Recruiting Force (SMRF), Service Projects, Spanish Club, Student Advocates for Social Justice (SASJ), Student Senate, Take Back the Night, WonderWeek, Yearbook Art Club, Blood Drive, Book Club, Broadcast Club, Cermanics Club, Choir, Culture Club, Debate Club, Drama Club, Drum Line, Gardening Club, Jewels & Gents, Martin Movies, Quiz League, Spanish Club, Student Senate, WonderWeek, Yearbook, Engineering Club,
Healthy Foods Club,
Highlighter Dance Team,
Hip Hop Dance Crew,
Literary Magazine,
National Honor Society,
New Bridge Club,
Newspaper - The Paw Print,
Photography Club,
Praise Dance Team,
Saint Martin Recruiting Force (SMRF),
Service Projects,
Student Advocates for Social Justice (SASJ),
Take Back the Night,

School Notes:

    Our Mission We are Christ's enterprise dedicated to transforming urban Cleveland one student at a time. Our Vision We are committed to the values: Work, Study, Serve, Lead, Pray. Our Means
    • An innovative college preparatory curriculum rooted in the development of habits of mind and spirit.
    • A unique partnership with the business community reflected in our Corporate Work Study Program.
    • A caring, Catholic community.
    • Our Community In addition to our 470 students and 265 alumni, our community also includes:
    • A talented, experienced, and mission-driven faculty, staff, and administration.
    • Good corporate citizens at over 100 Cleveland-area offices.
    • Thousands of individual donors, foundations, and volunteers who recognize promise in Saint Martin and our students.

    Profile last updated: 08/06/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eleanor Gerson High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Francis School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Adalbert Catholic School (2.2 miles away)
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  • Recommended December 11, 2012 - Saint Martin de Porres is a great school. They help you wqith everything you need to be sucessful in life. I love Saint Martin de Porres - Posted by Student/Alumni

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