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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 468 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Martin De Porres High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
2004
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
468 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
St. Martin De Porres High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
25 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Uniform)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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
Elizabeth Beldon
Admissions Associate
Ryan Gillespie

Sports

Extracurriculars

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

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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 468 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Cleveland, OH is $8,168 for elementary schools and $13,247 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cleveland, OH is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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