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Jan 12, 2015
Due to the inclement weather, Akron Preparatory School and Canton College Preparatory School will be closed on Monday, January 12, 2015. All other I CAN SCHOOLS campuses will be open today.


Jan 09, 2015
Due to the inclement weather, all campuses in the I CAN SCHOOLS network will be closed on Friday, January 9.


Jan 07, 2015
Due to the inclement weather, all campuses in the I CAN SCHOOLS network will be closed on Thursday, January 8.


Jan 07, 2015
Due to the inclement weather, all campuses in the I CAN SCHOOLS network will be closed on Wednesday, January 7.

Canton College Preparatory School is Highest Performing Community School in Stark County 

Jun 20, 2014

Scholars at Canton College Preparatory School recently proved that they could significantly outperform their public and charter school peers on state standardized exams.

According to data from the Ohio Department of Education, Canton College Preparatory School (CAP) was the best performer among Canton and Stark County community schools on the third grade state reading assessment that determines whether third grade scholars are eligible to move to fourth grade under Ohio law. CAP scholars also scored higher on average than students at public school districts Canton and Canton Local.

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I CAN second graders engage in environmental stewardship at Edgewater Park 

Apr 07, 2014

  University of Cleveland Preparatory School's second and third grade female scholars were recently given the opportunity to engage in environmental stewardship and get hands-on experience in STEM careers related to the outdoors.

The experience was a part of the Wonders of Water (WOW) program sponsored by Girl Scouts of America and facilitated by student volunteers from Norte Dame college. The last day of the program took the girls to Edgewater Park, where they were able to apply the knowledge they had obtained about the importance of clean water while in the program.

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I CAN scholars featured on WVIZ Applause special 

Jan 29, 2014

Cameras followed fifth grade I CAN SCHOOLS scholars on their 10 week journey to learn ballroom dances like the rumba and foxtrot. The dancing skills, social maturity, and self-esteem our scholars gained by the end of the program serve as powerful proof that the arts have a vital place in education. Watch the video to see our scholars in action, starting at 11:35.

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Oct 21, 2013
I CAN SCHOOLS recently had the opportunity to interview with CAP III at JOY 1520 AM in Canton. The roundtable interview features Kenan Bishop (Executive Director, Akron & Canton Preparatory Schools), Ashley Miles... Read More

Akron Preparatory School Shines in Akron Beacon Journal Article 

Sep 03, 2013
Though the campus has only been open for two weeks, Akron Preparatory School is already making waves in their community. As one of the only non-profit charter schools in Summit County, Akron Prep is a welcome addition... Read More

Akron Preparatory School Class Featured in Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute with LeBron James 

Aug 29, 2013

Claudia Grindraw's 5th grade class was featured in an video tribute honoring the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. The video, "MLK: In Our Own Voices," featured important representatives of the Akron community (LeBron James, Akron Mayor Plusquellic) reciting the last portion of the speech.

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