Glenville Academic Campus
is a public high school in the Glenville
neighborhood on the East Side of Cleveland, Ohio
. The school is part of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District
. Founded in 1919, the school's original campus was located at Everton and Parkwood. The current campus, which opened in 1966, is located at E. 113th and St. Clair.
The Village of Glenville was incorporated in 1870, and was annexed by the City of Cleveland in 1905. Having been initially settled by northern European
immigrants, by the end of the World War I
, the demographic began to shift with an influx of Jews
. By the Great Depression
, the Glenville neighborhood had become the epicenter of Cleveland's Jewish population, with the high school reflecting the change.Glenville's population remained in flux, with the demographic changing considerably since World War II
. By the 1950s, the neighborhood was predominantly African-American
, with the school's enrollment reflecting the shift accordingly.
(October 17, 1914 – January 28, 1996) and Joe Shuster
(July 10, 1914 - July 30, 1992), co-creators the DC Comics
both attended Glenville, with Siegel working for the... Read More