This school is one of Portland's two high schools with the International Baccalaureate program. It is also one of the two high schools in the Portland Public School District to receive an A on its government "Report Card," based on its students' test and SAT scores.
<!-- removed entire history section due to copyvio: http://www.clevelandwarriors.org/about/history.html tedder 2009-04-24 -->Cleveland was originally known as Clinton Kelly High School of Commerce and was a trades school. As a result of the baby boom and the passing of a $25 million building levy by the school district in 1947, an "athletic field house" was slated.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the school district faced declining enrollment, and targeted Cleveland for closure. The CHS property was made up of two parcels: the school building site and the athletic field, originally the site of the Clinton Kelly home. Clinton Kelly, an early Portland settler and minister, specified that the property was to be used solely for a public school. If the property was used for any... Read More