Classes startED Fall 2017

Preschool (age 3 by 9/30/17) and Kindergarten (age 5 by 9/30/17) classes started this Fall, 2017. Over the next several years, the school will add one grade each year (1st grade, 2nd grade, etc.), ultimately accommodating students from preschool through 6th grade.

Initial Location

Initially, classes are being held at Cincinnati Public Schools’ "Rising Stars Academy at Vine Street" at 2120 Vine Street. Our first CANS teachers are Mrs. Ebon Wilder (Kindergarten) and Ms. Clare Tulley (Preschool). Tours of the Risings Stars Academy at Vine Street are held at 9 am on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. An RSVP is required, so please contact Principal Jaren Finney (513-363-6500) or email the CANS Advisory Group:


Rising Stars Academy at Vine Street

Permanent Location

During the first years of CANS, Cincinnati Public Schools will be preparing our permanent location in the former Clifton School building (3711 Clifton Ave). We anticipate the students will move into their freshly prepared building and grounds on or before Fall 2019.

Old Clifton School

Clifton School building