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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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“No one looks at me and sees a child, they see a hard worker.  It’s so easy for me to interact with these adults. It’s like I’m one of them.”

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 At Saint Martin, learning doesn’t just take place in the classroom. Five days out of each month, each student participates in a Corporate Work Study Program job at a site in Northeast Ohio.  Students like Kevyn, pictured here, work in real jobs at real companies, alongside full-time employees through a program that complements our academic curriculum. 

On his assigned work days, Kevyn arrives at school in uniform and enjoys breakfast with his friends, but at 7:50 when many students report to their first period class, Kevyn grabs a bagged lunch and takes the quick ride to his job at Tucker Ellis, a law firm in downtown Cleveland. At the beginning of his Saint Martin career, Kevyn participated in New Student Orientation and in CWS training, so he is comfortable with both the logistics of the program as well as the important role he plays at Tucker Ellis and the role that Tucker Ellis can play in his education.


Upon his arrival to the records department at Tucker Ellis, Kevyn is greeted by a supervisor and colleagues who are expecting him and who have important tasks ready for his attention.  Kevyn’s supervisor provides him with assignments that challenge him appropriately and that are crucial to the success of the firm. He receives feedback on his work, learning how to improve in certain areas and how to build on his success in others. Other than short breaks and time for lunch, Kevyn remains busy throughout the day, reporting back on completed tasks and asking for more work when he completes an assignment.

At the end of the work day, Saint Martin provides transportation back to school, and Kevyn reconvenes with his friends who spent their day working at other sites throughout Northeast Ohio. After a day of work, many of our students remain at school for athletics, extra-curriculars or community service opportunities while others leave for jobs outside of school. The effort our students put in to their academics, their jobs, their extra-curriculars and their friendships leads to enormous growth over the course of four years.

Saint Martin students are scholars and young professionals. They are men and women of faith, purpose and service.

Our Partners

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Hyland Software
Key Bank
Cleveland Public Library
McCarthy Lebit
John Carroll University
Global Ambassadors Language Academy
Rainey Institute
Berry Insulation Company
FASS Real Estate
Applied Industrial Technologies
John G. Johnson Construction
The Welsh Academy
Bratenahl Capital Partners
Shoes and Clothes for Kids
Interstate McBee
Warner Girls Leadership Academy
Jones Day
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, Inc.
AVI Foodsystems, Inc.
Green Inspiration Academy
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Synthomer Foundation
St. Aloysius - St. Agatha
Baker Hostetler
Expeditors International of Washington, Inc.
Integrity Asset Management
Edgewater Capital Partners
RHM Real Estate
Cleveland Clinic
Parker Hannifin Corp
Shurtape Technologies, LLC
Baird Cleveland
Hannah Gibbons-Nottingham School
Cleveland Foundation
Zelie's Home
The Cleveland History Center
Partnership Schools
William Rainey Harper School
Greater Cleveland Film Commission
College Now of Greater Cleveland
St. Francis School
 The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Geauga Mechanical
Gesu Catholic School
Fleet Response
Tendon Manufacturing
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Olympic Forest products Company
Saint Martine de Porres High School- Advancement
University Hospitals
Cleveland Menu
MetroHealth Medical Center
CGI Federal
Heartland Payroll Solutions
The City Club of Cleveland
Shamrock Companies Inc.
Ohio Lottery Commission
Catholic Diocese of Cleveland
Urban Community
Lakeshore Intergenerational School
Frantz Ward
Aero Fluid Products
Walter Haverfield
Cleveland Cavaliers
Nock & Son Company
Cleveland Metropolitan School District
City of Cleveland
Reminger Co., LPA
Ashton Technology Solutions
Judson Services, Inc.
Lakeshore Intergenerational School
Evarts Tremaine
Southwest General Hospital
Cleveland Research Company
The Riverside Company
Catholic Charities Health and Human Services
Beachland Ballroom
Eaton Corporation
Park Place Technologies
Sears Think [Box]
American Red Cross, Greater Cleveland Chapter
Western Reserve Trust Company
AeroControlex Group
Neighborhood Family Practice
Home Instead
Thompson Hine
Sherwin Williams
The Effective Leadership Academy
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Slavic Village Development Corporation
Ernst & Young
Dominion Energy Ohio
Cavitch Familo & Durkin Co. LPA
UH St. John Medical Center
Albert Bushnell Hart School
Ohio Attorney General's Office
Third Federal Savings & Loan Association
Tucker Ellis & West LLP
Cleveland City Council
US Protective Services

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