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Global Ambassadors Language Academy

13442 Lorain Ave. Cleveland OH, 44111-3432

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School Summary


K-4, growing to K-8

School Type

Operated By

Sponsored By
Ohio Council of Community Schools


GALA’s mission is to ensure each
student achieves lifelong academic
success, bilingualism and appreciation
for diversity, in an engaging and
academically rigorous language
immersion environment. As a dual
language immersion school, we provide
core instruction in two languages: English
and a target language (Mandarin or
For the 2019-2020 school year, we are
a K-4 school, and will add a grade level
each year to become K-8 in 2023.

Special Programs

What Sets Us Apart
GALA is a dual language immersion school, and the first Mandarin immersion school
in Ohio. Through GALA’s immersion model, students become dually proficient in
English and Mandarin or Spanish by the end of 3rd grade. K-2 students at GALA
are immersed in Mandarin or Spanish for 70% of the school day (approximately 4.5
hours) and English for 30% of the school day (approximately 2 hours).
We offer:
• Small class size.
• Art club, yoga club, STEM club, and kung fu club daily after school.
• Before care and after care daily, and free after school snack available.
• Families are welcome to visit and volunteer.

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