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Dear Community,

Welcome to Wright Preparatory Academy. Wright Prep is a learning community which values high expectations for both academics and behavior. Our school staff embraces students, families, and communities to build and develop well-rounded individuals who are independent critical thinkers and intrinsically motivated to be life-long learners. We believe that all children can learn as we seek to make a difference in the lives of our students.

The teachers and staff at Wright Preparatory Academy are committed to providing a quality education for all students in a safe, secure, and nurturing learning environment. We are committed to ensuring that each child reaches his/her full potential.

Currently, Wright Prep has a student population of approximately 108 students in grades K-8. In addition to core academic subjects, students have the benefit of daily physical education classes. Special services available to students include: special education, literacy support, and counseling. School hours are 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m.

We encourage all parents/guardians to maintain regular communications with their child’s teachers and be actively involved in the school community. Checking the school calendar, website, and our Facebook page for events and activities will help keep you informed.

If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the office by calling (234) 207-5455. We are looking forward to meeting your child and helping foster a love of learning.

The Wright Prep Administrative Staff

Kristen Clotworthy, Principal

Kristen Clotworthy is an enthusiastic, creative school leader with over 20 years of K-8 experience. After four years of classroom teaching, she entered administration and served as Curriculum and Instructional Supervisor, Assistant Principal, Principal, and School Director in charter schools throughout Ohio. She holds a BS in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Arts in Education with a focus on Administration from Baldwin Wallace University. Clotworthy joined Wright Preparatory Academy in 2019 and is dedicated to fostering a culture of authentic learning experiences in a collaborative, nurturing environment. She works with teachers, students, and families to build a strong foundation for students’ success in school, in future work, and in life.

Heather Stevens, Regional Vice President

Heather Stevens joined ACCEL Schools in 2017 with over 17 years of experience as a K-12 educator, principal, and superintendent. As Regional Vice President at ACCEL Schools, she oversees leadership development, instructional programming, operations, and strategic planning for multiple schools in Northeast Ohio. Prior to ACCEL Schools, Ms. Stevens worked as a regional leader of public charter schools at ICAN Schools. Ms. Stevens holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in the field of Education.  She earned her B.S.Ed. from Ohio University and her M.Ed. from Cleveland State University.

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