Grand River Academy

3042 College Street
Austinburg, OH 44010-0440
Tel: (440)275-2811
Grades: 8-12 | 114 students
Grand River Academy prepares high school boys who can benefit from a highly structured, personalized, academic and social boarding environment for acceptance into college.
Grand River Academy offers a non-military, nonsectarian, all-male college preparatory education.
The Grand River Academy accepts young men in grades 8 through 12 and a post-graduate year.
We believe that responsible and educated students are developed through a structured yet flexible atmosphere for academic, emotional, and socoial growth. The Academy's curriculum is college preparatory, with an emphasis on helping those students who can benefit from the extra attention offered in a boarding program.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1831

Student Body

Total Students 114 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Grand River Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size 6 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Dress Pants, Dress Shirt, Tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $44,460
Tuition Notes Day Student Tuition is $15,500
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr. Peter Wickman
Admissions Associate Ms. Kari Wetzel

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingGolf,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
SoccerTennis,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Anime Club, Community Service, Philanthropy Club, Photography Class, Student Council Anime Club, Community Service,
Philanthropy Club,
Photography Class,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Grand River Academy was founded in 1831 and is located on over 150 acres in Austinburg, Ohio, less than one hour east of Cleveland. GRA is a close-knit and supportive community featuring a 360 degree approach to developing the total young man: academically, emotionally, and socially.
  • We not only prepare our students for college - proven by our 100% college placement rate - but we also prepare them to be well-rounded people and contributing citizens for the rest of their lives.
  • At GRA, we encourage students to be themselves and provide the structure and opportunities for them to become happier, more self-aware, and productive. 

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Ss John & Paul High School (7.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Assumption School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Assumption School (5.3 miles away)
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  • Geneva
    Assumption School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 139 students
    5.3 miles
    30 Lockwood St
    Geneva, OH 44041
    (440)466-2104
    5.3PK-6
    139
  • Jefferson
    Grades: K-8 | 50 students
    6 miles
    571 Goodale Road
    Jefferson, OH 44047
    (440)576-5949
    6K-8
    50
  • Ashtabula
    Grades: K-7 | 33 students
    7.4 miles
    Po Box 692
    Ashtabula, OH 44005
    (440)998-3887
    7.4K-7
    33
  • Ashtabula
    Grades: PK-12 | 272 students
    7.8 miles
    541 W 34th St
    Ashtabula, OH 44004
    (440)997-5531
    7.8PK-12
    272
  • Ashtabula
    Grades: PK-12 | 251 students
    8.8 miles
    2150 Columbus Ave
    Ashtabula, OH 44004
    (440)997-5821
    8.8PK-12
    251

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