Welcome to the Lorain City Schools

  • LCSD Logo The Lorain City School District is proud to serve 6,650 students in grades PreK-12 residing in the “International City” of Lorain about 25 miles west of Cleveland, Ohio on the shore of beautiful Lake Erie. We are committed to providing personalized education to meet the diverse needs of our students.

    Our district embraces state assistance through the Academic Distress Commission and is committed to improving academic achievement for all learners with a focus on six priorities:

    1) Cultural Competency
    2) Graduating for College and Career Readiness
    3) Instructional Standards and Academic Rigor
    4) Communications & Engagement
    5) Staff Recognition & Retention
    6) Professional Learning Communities

    To learn more about our plan to address theses six priorities and "Redream Possible" please visit www.lorainschools.org/TLP

    Our Core Values are Scholars First, One for All, Experience Joy, Expect Excellence, Collaborate with Integrity, Take Pride

    The LCSD has 14 new school buildings funded 81% through state funding. Our students benefit from the best college credit opportunities in the region, a no-fee championship athletic program, quality Fine Arts programming, free meals, free All-Day Kindergarten, award winning Pre-Schools, and the opportunity to earn a 2-year college degree and career and technical education on campus through their high school upon graduation.


    Updated 7/16/2018