Kensington Elementary School opened for its first school year in 1927-28. The school was needed to meet the growing population of the Beach Cliff area, north of the railroad tracks. Additions to the original Kensington School were made in 1955, 1963 and 1975.
References: Rocky River, Ohio (Images of America) - Carol Lestock, author; Rocky River Public Library
The building currently operates as Kensington Intermediate School serving grades 3-5.