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Strongsville Middle School Earns "Overall A" School & Momentum Awards

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Dan Foust, Communications Coordinator
Strongsville City Schools


Strongsville Middle School Receives
“Overall A” School & Momentum Awards
From State Board of Education

Strongsville, OH (January 7, 2019) - Strongsville Middle School has been recognized with both the “Overall A” School Award and the Momentum Award from the State Board of Education.

The “Overall A” School Award recognizes schools that have earned an overall “A” on their state report card.  Strongsville Middle School (SMS) joins 310 other schools in the state receiving this award. SMS is one of only 42 schools, and one of only 10 middle schools, to be recognized in Cuyahoga County.

The Momentum Award recognizes schools for exceeding expectations in student growth for the year. Recognized schools must earn straight A’s on all “Value Added” measures on their state report card. SMS is one of only 226 schools in the state to receive the Momentum Award. In addition, SMS is one of only 18 schools, and one of only 3 middle schools, to be recognized in Cuyahoga County.   

“Strongsville Middle School has made fantastic strides over the past year, which is reflected in their state report card results and being recognized with both of these awards from the State Board of Education. Congratulations to our entire staff at Strongsville Middle School. We are proud of their accomplishments, as well as the overall progress made throughout our District, as we continue to challenge ourselves to provide the best learning environments and experiences for every student in our District,” said Dr. Cameron Ryba, Superintendent of Strongsville City Schools.

“I am proud of the teachers, administrators, staff, and students at Strongsville Middle School for being recognized with the ‘Overall A’ and Momentum Awards. Equally as important, we are continuing to grow and develop as an overall learning community and providing valuable opportunities and experiences for our students, both inside and outside of the classroom at Strongsville Middle School,” said Mr. Steve Deitrick, Principal at Strongsville Middle School.   

Strongsville City Schools, in partnership with the community,
will ensure all students reach their fullest potential through challenging curriculum and activities,
provided by a highly qualified, motivated staff, in a safe, supportive environment with up-to-date facilities and technology.