Saint Ignatius High School

Ohio AfterSchool Child Enrichment (ACE)

Saint Ignatius High School is now a service provider of ACE!

Through the Ohio Department of Education, students are now eligible to receive financial assistance of up to $1,000 per child in support of before and after school programs, field trips and summer educational experiences. Learn more and see if you qualify!

Ohio AfterSchool Child Enrichment (ACE)

Saint Ignatius High School, Cleveland's Catholic Jesuit high school for young men, is rooted in Ignatian spirituality and has formed leaders since 1886. Through outstanding academics, exceptional athletics and arts, and a deep commitment to faith and service, Saint Ignatius students are open to growth, intellectually competent, religious, loving and committed to social justice. Our freshmen begin as boys and our graduates emerge as Men for Others. 

The Saint Ignatius Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) has served the greater Cleveland community since 1968, accounting for more than 50 years of academic, social, cultural and athletic enrichment opportunities for young men entering the eighth grade. Through a combination of academic instruction and athletic opportunities, SEP creates a competitive, yet friendly atmosphere that adequately prepares students for the challenges of high school. SEP is the perfect opportunity for young men to become acquainted with life at Saint Ignatius.

In addition, Saint Ignatius offers a variety of summer camps to boys and girls in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade. The camps vary from athletic camps to extracirrcular Wildcamps (programing varies from year to year), and allows students to meet new people, expand on their skills and make life-long memories. The teachers and coaches provide a unique educational experience and cultivate a safe community of learning, growth and fun. 

The Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), Athletic Camps and Wildcamp programs are eligible for reimbursement through the ACE program!

Visit ACE Ohio for more infomation. 



The ACE Educational Savings Account program is available to any Ohio child ages 6 to 18 years old (who hasn’t graduated from high school) who meets at least one of the conditions below. 


Children residing in districts identified as having a high rate of chronic absenteeism or have one or more schools identified as EdChoice eligible qualify for an ACE Educational Savings Account.  View the full list of eligible districts.


Children who reside in a household with an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) at or below 400% of the federal poverty level based on the household’s most recent federal income tax return qualify for an ACE Educational Savings Account. Find the chart of qualifying income levels.

Government Social Participation

Children who are part of a family that participates in programs such as Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Ohio Works First (OWF) or other government social programs with eligibility at or below 400% of the federal poverty level, qualify for an ACE Educational Savings Account.

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