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Student Services

Lisa Bruening
(216) 529-4213 I email

Paul Kidd  (216) 529-4157 I email
Gordana Dimacchia (216) 529-4149 I email
Tina Karp (216) 529-4404, ext. 61131 l email
Liz Rogel (216) 227-5186 l email
Merritt Waters (216) 227-5593 ext. 60602 l email


The Department of Student Services coordinates central registration, special education, early childhood education, related services, transportation, discipline hearings, home instruction, and health, counseling and psychological services. We enjoy many partnerships with area organizations including Lakewood Hospital and Teen Health Center, The City Of  Lakewood, the Department of Youth Services, and the Western Cuyahoga County Schools Crisis Counseling Team. Our focus is on student learning and well-being.

Public Notice
Lakewood City School District is seeking public input for the use of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act(IDEA)and IDEA (ARP) American Rescue Plan funds on January 3, 2022 at 5:30 in the cafeteria of Garfield Middle School. Garfield Middle School is located at 13114 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, Ohio 44107.

Special Education, Part B-IDEA funds, IDEA ARP funds are administered through the Ohio Department of Education. The public is invited to hear plans for the funds and to provide comments. For more information or to submit a question, call 216-529-4201.