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    Quality CPS Preschool

    Our quality Preschool Program supports young children and families for lifelong learning.

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    Welcome to AWL

    A citywide magnet program offering classes in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and English as a Second Language (ESL).

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    Beyond the Classroom

    Our Community Learning Center partners provide enrichment opportunities for students and families.

Preparing Students for a Globally Linked Society

A citywide magnet program and Community Learning Center offering classes in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian and English as a Second Language (ESL), to prepare students for a globally linked society through excellence in world languages, cultural studies and high academic standards. Read More About Academy of World Languages

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CPS Preschool: A Great Start to Lifelong Learning

Cincinnati Public Schools provides quality, comprehensive preschool programs and collaborative services to support young children and families for lifelong learning. Our CPS preschool is rated 5 stars by the Department of Education, the state's highest rating. Read more about preschool.

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7:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.




2030 Fairfax Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45207

Our Principal Jacquelyn Rowedder

Jackie RowedderJackie Rowedder has been the principal at Academy of World Languages (AWL) for the last thirteen years and an educator for over 24 years. Prior to this she was an Assistant Principal at Pleasant Ridge and teacher at Quebec CAMAS and Crest Hills Year-Round School. She comes from a long line of educators in her family and is proud to carry on the tradition. Jackie received her B.A. in Elementary Education at Grand View College and her Masters in Educational Administration from the University of Cincinnati. She is the proud mother of a 2 year old daughter and future AWL Dragon.

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