Every student and family in Cincinnati deserves great school options.

Accelerate Great Schools exists to ensure they receive them.

Our Mission

Accelerate Great Schools exists to grow the number of great schools available to all children in Cincinnati.

Engage the Community
We identify parent and community needs for students’ education.
Expand What Works
We grow the number of great school options to meet community needs.
Support School Talent
We increase the number and diversity of great teachers and principals.

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

- Nelson Mandela 

Featured Resources

$1,000 Academic Savings Accounts

Families, you could be eligible to receive $1,000 to help your student attend summer camp, before or after school tutoring, field trips and other academic-related activities through the Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) educational savings account program.  

You and your student may qualify for funds in one of three ways:

  • Reside in a district with a high rate of chronic absenteeism (Cincinnati Public, Lockland, Mt. Healthy, North College Hill, Northwest, Norwood, Princeton, St. Bernard-Elmwood Place, Winton Woods)
  • Your household income is at or below 400% of the federal poverty level
  • Your student/family participates in programs such as Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Ohio Works First (OWF) or other similar programs

Click here to learn more about the program and how to apply

Find a list of Q & A opportunities with Ohio ACE experts at this link

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