Prospective Students

prospective students

The enrollment window for the 2014-2015 school year is October 1-November 15, 2014.  Sign-up for a tour and see why there is no place like CORE!  



Our first MPA meeting of the 2015-2016 school year is Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Cleveland Library. Please join us on the last Wednesday of each month for important information about our school community. There are updates from the coordinator and assistant coordinator for the program, opportunities to volunteer, news about the school, guest speakers and […]



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Latest News

Coordinator’s Meeting (August 24-28)

Please read this week’s “Coordinator’s COREner” for important announcements and upcoming events.

Article of the Month

Read the short, but sweet recognition Cleveland Humanities Magnet got from The LA Times!

Freshman Orientation 101

Welcome to 9th Grade CORE! Here are all the materials discussed at orientation.

Summer Assignments

Find out the summer assignment for your grade level, including incoming freshmen!

Announcing the Grand Opening of COREstore!

Go to for your online, one-stop shop for CORE swag and related materials.


  • 9hands

    9th Grade

    In the context of a global perspective, students explore geography, the diversity of cultural expressions and the effects globalization has on nature, societies, and the individual. Students then apply this to the Australian Aboriginal, Mexican, South African and Chinese cultures. A major part of each unit is an emphasis on critical thinking and essay writing.

  • home10th

    10th Grade

    Core 10 is, put simply, a survey of the development of Western Civilization, including the role of religion in all of these civilizations. We begin with the birth of Western thought in Greece and then analyze its progression up to and including the VERY EARLY Twentieth Century.

  • home11th

    11th Grade

    “One of the fundamental questions of our day is whether the tradition of struggle…the struggle for decency and dignity, for freedom and democracy…can be preserved and expanded.” We will explore that struggle historically and personally as a way of preserving and expanding our identities as members of a democracy and of the larger human community.

  • Montaigne2291wl

    12th Grade

    What is a human being? What can a human being know? We discuss the ideas of Montaigne, Shakespeare, Descartes, Hume, Marx, Darwin, Stendhal, Nietzsche, Freud, Sartre, Vonnegut, Ravitch, Foucault, Rorty, E.O. Wilson, Rousseau, Wordsworth, and Nussbaum, but we haven’t reached any definitive answers and expect students to come up with their own.