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Standing Rock Cemetery Kent
1361 N Mantua St, Kent, OH 44240

Kent's founding fathers - Zenas, Marvin, and William Kent - are all interred at the Standing Rock Cemetery. 


The cemetery on Kent's north side sits between the city's high school and the Cuyahoga River. Its namesake - the standing rock in the middle of the river - is picturesque and the subject of considerable local lore. The most frequently heard tale is that the large, flat-topped rock was used for council meetings by Native American tribes. 

The still-active cemetery is well-kept and still used as the end point for the city's annual Memorial Day parade.

Walls Elementary School
900 Doramor St, Kent, OH 44240

Walls Elementary School is one of five elementary schools serving the approximately 1,600 students enrolled in gradesMore K-5 in the Kent City Schools district.

Located on a dead-end street, Walls is surrounded by houses in the dense residential neighborhoods located off Crain Avenue.

Like its counterparts, Walls offers a number of special programs ranging from distance learning to visits from children's authors and multicultural music and art programs.

A special feature at Walls is a community garden, which allows students, parents, faculty and staff to cultivate and harvest vegetables from the school garden.

Theodore Roosevelt High School
1400 N Mantua St, Kent, OH 44240
Theodore Roosevelt High School is home to about 1,400 students in grades 9 through 12. The main entrance, located offMore the rear visitor parking lot, directs visitors and students through the atrium and cafeteria towards the library and main offices. A wall of glass floods the main entrance with natural light throughout the day. The high school is located off North Mantua Street on the Kent City Schools main campus that also is home to numerous athletic facilities and Stanton Middle School. Old growth trees surround the building, which features round exterior walls highlighting the architecture on the south side. Ample parking is available for students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Cherry Estates
416 Cherry St, Kent, OH 44240
Pinnacle Realty manages this income-based apartment community on the city's southwest side. In the Holden ElementaryMore School neighborhood and within walking distance of the city's recreation center and shopping, Cherry Estates is usually full, and families find it an especially convenient location. Rent is determined based on income. 
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