K-8 Community School of Choice

Youngstown Academy of Excellence offers K-8 students a high quality, data driven education.


We are a tuition free, public community school serving students in grades K-8.

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Convenient Location

Our school is located on the east side of Youngstown, Ohio, right off Oak Street and minutes from Youngstown State University. Free transportation is provided for students who live further than one mile from the school.

Academic Excellence

Youngstown Academy of Excellence is authorized by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) and managed by Accel Schools, an established network of more than 40 charter schools located throughout the United States. All staff at Youngstown Academy of Excellence are certified and meet the Highly Qualified Teacher requirements set out by ODE.

PIS 60.2

Higher than that of Youngstown City Schools


Gap Closing Component Grade


Student Teacher Ratio

“I love being a part of the YAE family. The staff really cares about my child and keeps me informed along the way. I always feel welcome in the building and enjoy the opportunities to be involved. I would encourage any family to come check out the school.”

- Anonymous, Youngstown Academy of Excellence School Parent