Providing students of modest economic means with a college preparatory education aimed at helping young men and women develop the habits of mind and spirit that will enable them to be successful in college, in their careers, and in life.

Providing meaningful opportunities for professionals to interact with and mentor students while making a difference in their lives. Over 100 Cleveland-area businesses, firms, and non-profits have partnered with Saint Martin.

Saint Martin invites students into our school community who are committed to academic, spiritual, social, emotional, and physical growth. During the admissions process, Saint Martin reviews academic, disciplinary, and attendance records, as well as teacher recommendations.

While we are serious about preparing students for college and career success, we also believe that school should be fun! Caring for the whole student, we believe that involvement in extracurriculars is essential to continuing to form talented, well-rounded, and interesting individuals.

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College-Ready.
Career-Prepared.

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Our Mission

Inspired by the Gospel, Saint Martin de Porres High School is a Catholic college-preparatory high school that combines innovative academics with a unique work program preparing students of limited economic means to become men and women of faith, purpose and service.

Our Means

Why
Saint Martin?

Our promise is to provide students of modest economic means with a rigorous college preparatory education in a safe, caring environment that maximizes your child’s emotional and academic growth. With values inspired by the Gospel and 1,600 hours of real-work experience at graduation, Saint Martin students are well prepared for success in college, their careers and life.

  • A rigorous college preparatory curriculum rooted in the development of habits of mind and spirit.
  • An innovative partnership with the business community reflected in our Corporate Work Study Program.
  • A caring, Catholic community of over 400 students, 921 alumni, and 120 Northeast Ohio organizations.
  • A member of the Cristo Rey Network ®, the largest system of private and charter high schools in the US, with 35 schools and 12,000 students across the nation.
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Our Curriculum

Curriculum at Saint Martin de Porres High School is college-preparatory, interdisciplinary, rooted in student experience, focused on social justice, and designed to develop empathy.

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Corporate Work
Study Program

The award-winning Corporate Work Study Program is a unique and complementary component of a Saint Martin education. Students learn important life skills such as persistence, critical thinking and responsibility as well as build professional relationships.

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Our Curriculum

Providing students of modest economic means with a college preparatory education aimed at helping young men and women develop the habits of mind and spirit that will enable them to be successful in college, in their careers, and in life.

Learn More

Girl pushing wheelchair for work study

Corporate Work
Study Program

Providing meaningful opportunities for professionals to interact with and mentor students while making a difference in their lives. Over 100 Cleveland-area businesses, firms, and non-profits have partnered with Saint Martin.

Learn More

Our Impact

Did You Know?

100%

of graduating seniors have been accepted to college.

1,600

Each student graduates having accumulated 1600 hours of real world experience.

$5,985

Each student earns $5,985 towards the cost of their education.

843

Our Director of Alumni Outreach stays in contact with all 843 graduates.

94%

of our students meet or exceed expectations at work.

95%

of our students choose direct enrollment into college.

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