About Us


Our school:

  • Hyre Community Learning Center has been designated a School of Promise by the Ohio Department of Education.
  • Hyre CLC is rated as one of the top performing schools on the state-mandated tests. 
  • Our teachers have an average of 21 years of experience
  • 74% hold a master's degree or higher.
  • Our staff includes counselors and administrators who work to meet the needs of our diverse student population. 

Our programs:

  • Hyre is a member of the Making Middle Grades Work Program.
  • High school credit is available for honors geometry, Algebra I and honors English.
  • Hyre offers a science fair, jazz band, band, orchestra, choir, intramural sports, Teaming for Success, newspaper, CHARACTER COUNTS!, intervention and peer mediation, and a sophisticated and well-equipped technology lab. 
  • We offer our families parent involvement opportunities; and business and school partnerships.

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Hyre CLC is named in honor of Robert G. Hyre (1894-1961), who began his career with Akron Public Schools in 1929 when the Ellet District became part of Akron. From 1934-1950, he served as principal of the old Ellet High School and was given the task of organizing the new Ellet High School. He continued as principal of this new school until his resignation in 1956. The original Hyre Middle School building was constructed in 1960 and additions were made in 1963 and 1971. The state-of-the-art Hyre CLC building opened its doors to students on September 1, 2011 and was dedicated on September 29.

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