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Reset and Restart 2020: One of Ohio’s Top Charter Schools

Aug 27, 2020 | Announcements

The health and safety of our students and staff at Green Inspiration Academy is our top priority. 

Our Reset and Restart plans have been carefully mapped out during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are navigating very different and planning challenges for the 2020-2021 school year in real time.  When it’s safe to reopen, we will be ready.  For now, we will operate our academy online so that we can all rest assured that we are protecting ourselves and families.

If you don’t know us yet, we are Green Inspiration Academy, a K-8 charter school, with a strong history of academic success for our students. Along with our important health and wellness initiatives and our daily commitment to the parent-teacher-student relationship, we are one of the oldest and longest running charter schools in all of Ohio. And we are the highest performing K-8 school surrounding the Warrensville Heights, Maple Heights, Bedford and Garfield Heights school districts.

We have deep academic roots in our community, and we serve our students with multiple pathways to academic success. We develop trust with our scholars, and their families, and we can support diverse learning styles. Our students can have tutorial assistance in reading and math, special education including IEPs and 504s and supportive 1:1 relationships with principals and our committed faculty. We are one of Ohio’s top performing tuition-free public charter schools and we are enrolling for a safe and sanitized 2020-2021 school year beginning August 17th. Read on for more. 


The entire GIA staff is standing by to help our parents,  students and community  through this very different upcoming school year

Here is an update on some of our plans, as shared on our GIA Family Zoom call on August 4th. 


Based upon recommendations by the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, GIA will operate online for the first quarter of the school year. If it is safe to return to school, we will inform our parents and community of reopening plans well in advance. 


  • Student Laptops for online classes, Breakfast , lunch and dinner service. 
  • Communication Tools
  • Instructional Materials 
  • Online Academy set up, training and operation
  • Mental health and wellness services; forums and activities for all students upon return to school. 


This year grades K-4 will be located at 4265 Northfield Road (formerly the Boys Campus). Grades 5-8 will be located at 4901 Galaxy Parkway (formerly the Girl’s campus).  When school opens we will have plenty of room and space to divide classes into smaller groups. 



-School began on August 17, 2020.  The first two weeks of school are dedicated to set up and technology.  Parents and students will be notified by their new teacher of scheduled times to  pick-up laptops; textbooks and workbooks. Students and parents will be given educational links to set passwords for google classroom and-iReady ( our school assessment tools). There will also be Technology training for parents and students.  When everyone is set and ready, Green will GO LIVE ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2020! 

We will continue to notify you of our plans as we move along. 

Please feel to contact Mr. Richard Clark at the front office at (216) 378-9573 or via email at [email protected] if you have any questions. 

Stay well and remember, at Green Inspiration Academy, your health and safety are always top of mind! 

The Green Inspiration Academy is a free public charter school for grades K – 8  located in the Warrensville Heights area. Our program focuses on the importance of health and wellness, provides high-quality education to students, and aims to  strengthen parent-teacher-student relationships every single day.  Come grow with us at Green Inspiration Academy!