About Us


About Leggett CLC

Our school:

  • Leggett CLC teachers have an average of 14 years of experience
  • 54% of teachers hold a master's degree or higher.
  • A part-time counselor and psychologist are on site.

Our programs:

  • special education
  • multi-age classes
  • English as a Second Language
  • supplemental reading materials
  • parent programs
  • tutoring
  • supplemental math materials 
  • Akron After School
  • foreign language club
  • intervention programs
  • peer mediation and conflict resolution
  • Say Yes to School
  • safety patrol
  • Walk Against Violence and Students Against Violence Everywhere

Community partnerships:

  • University of Akron students complete field experience and service hours at Leggett.
  • AkronReads partners with Akron Children's Hospital.
  • Hale Farm provides enrichment programs throughout the school year.
  • The University Park Alliance through The University of Akron provides sports and theater clinics, individualized first-grade tutoring, work/study students in the classrooms, and a "Mommy and Me" reading program.
  • The Chapel, which supports the school-wide discipline program, hosts monthly "green team" celebrations, provides uniforms and backpacks, and a third-grade tutoring program.
  • SPARK Ohio for preschool students in the University Park Alliance area.
  • Huntington Bank provides Junior Achievement lessons and school support.

History of Leggett CLC
Leggett CLC is named in honor of Mortimer D. Leggett (1821-96), who served as Akron's first superintendent of schools, from 1847 to 1849. During his short tenure, he was responsible for the formal organization of the Akron school system. In addition to his role as superintendent, he also served as principal of the grammar school. The original building was constructed in 1889. Additions were completed in 1914 and 1921. The new Leggett CLC building opened to students on September 1, 2010 and was dedicated September 23. 

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