LePage has been a resident of Richmond Heights for the past 111/2 years.
She said she would like to increase the overall rigor at every level,
especially in math, reading and science. She also would like to see more
Advanced Placement classes.
“Although our district participates in the Excel T.E.C.C. program at
Mayfield High School, and some students take advantage of the
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options at Cuyahoga Community College or
Lakeland Community College, there are parents that would prefer to have
their children receive high quality, college-level classes without
leaving the Richmond Heights Secondary School campus,” she said.
She also said she would like to see improvement of the district’s
physical facilities. LePage said this would need to be done with
community input, “as it will take ongoing long-term planning for the
“Our schools impact our property values and all aspects of our
community. In order to maintain a vibrant, diverse community, we must
attract new families to Richmond Heights,” she said.
-- Andrew Cass, News-Herald article from Oct. 24, 2013