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Strongsville

 Welcome to Strongsville!

 While traversing the roads of Strongsville, one might pass by the distinctive clock tower or drive over a rustic covered bridge. Or you might happen upon a Community Band concert at the Gazebo in Town Square.

Located in Cuyahoga County, a suburb of Cleveland, Strongsville exudes small-town atmosphere with a quality of life consisting of soothing green space, excellent city services, and a school system second to none. Business and civic organizations work together hand-in-hand to project a community spirit that is evident to all in such projects as the creation of the Community Playground, the building of the Clock Tower on Town Square, and the construction of the Catan Stadium at Strongsville High School.

Strongsville has a goal... to encourage bustling economic development while maintaining and building upon the strength of our neighborhoods and families. We have created this Web site to provide the latest news and information on Strongsville and to enable our residents and other interested parties to find our “everything you always wanted to know” about Strongsville…………

http://www.strongsville.org/content/index.asp

 Strongsville City Schools

 

Rigorous, Diverse, Student Focused Programs

  • Over 6700 students participate in an exciting classroom atmosphere supported by an accredited, comprehensive curriculum, diverse student activities and clubs, engaging teachers and committed support staff
  • Earned Ohio's highest academic ranking: 9 years in a row
  • Award winning instructional programs: Science, Math, Economics
  • 85% of students complete the college core curriculum
  • College Admission Test scores above State and National Average
  • 24 High School National Merit Scholars in the past four years
  • Arts: Band/Choirs/Theater: National and Regional Recognition
  • Athletics: State and Regional champs in boys and girls sports

The People Connection

  • Nearly 66% of Faculty have earned a Masters Degree, Over 80% in high school
  • Nationally Board Certified Teachers on staff
  • Supportive and involved residents and business community
  • Multi-faceted community engagement programs: strategic planning, town hall meetings, website and newsletters
  • Secure, online, access to student progress and performance reporting

Facilities and Transportation

  • Safe and well maintained facilities and grounds include: a special needs preschool, 7 neighborhood elementary schools (K-6), two middle schools (7-8), and a high school (9-12) with planetarium. 
  • Contemporary athletic facilities.
  • Technology infrastructure supports instruction using computer labs, classroom computers, Internet access and instructional software

Finances

  • School District is the largest employer in the City of Strongsville

http://www.strongnet.org/scs/site/default.asp

 The Founding of Strongsville

In the early 1800's, lands in northeastern Ohio belonging  to the state of Connecticut and called the "Western Reserve" began to attract  emigration from Connecticut, Vermont and other parts of New England. These lands  were sold by the state to the Connecticut Land Company and parceled out among  the members of the organization. Township No. 5, in the 14th range fell to the  ownership of Oliver Ellsworth of Hartford. The land was inherited by his sons, William W. and Henry L. of Windsor & Hartford, Connecticut.

In 1815, the Ellsworths began a correspondence with John Stoughton Strong of Marlboro, Vermont regarding sale of a considerable portion of their Ohio township. Agreements were made to purchase some of the Ellsworth land and to act as an agent for the sale of the balance of the land.

In February 1816, John led a party through New York with a stop in Cleveland. They followed a trail south along the Rocky River to Columbia. From Columbia  they traveled to Township No. 5. They cleared about an acre and built log cabins for shelter. The party included John's oldest son Emory, his brother-in-law, Elijah Lyman, Sr., and Guilford Whitney, a relative of John's wife. Guilford's  21 year old daughter Bernicey served as cook and cabin keeper for the men…….

http://www.strongsville.org/content/founding.asp

 

 

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