Andrews Osborne Academy

38588 Mentor Ave
Willoughby, OH 44094-0440
Tel: (440)942-3600
Grades: PK-12 | 336 students
Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day (PK to grade 12) and boarding (grades 7-12) school.
 We have a 300 acre campus in Willoughby, Ohio, a beautiful setting located only 25 minutes from University Circle, the heart of Cleveland's cultural activities.  Each year 100% of graduates are accepted to 4-year accredited colleges and universities.  When a student comes to AOA, they find a close-knit community, small classes, and a wide variety of clubs, teams and activities to help them learn and grow.
 Andrews Osborne Academy prepares students for higher education and empowers them to be successful leaders committed to serving in an international community.
 AOA....where students learn to think creatively.

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 Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1910

Student Body

Total Students 336 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Andrews Osborne Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 11 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics I, II, C, US History,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Khaki pants & School Polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $44,600
Tuition Notes $44600 international/$39075 7 day national/$33525 5 day national $1000 fee grades 7-11, $1250 fee grade 12
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mary Jo Elber


Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 33 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. American Sign Language, Asian Board Games, Audio Visual Club, Blue Key Ambassadors, Card Making, Chemistry Club, Clay Club, Community Service, Drama Club, E-Games, Environmental Club, Fine Arts Association, International Club, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Outdoors Club, Parade the Circle, Pen Pal Club, Photography Club, Power of the Pen, Quidditch Club, Robotics Club, Russian Club, Ski Club, Spirit Club, Star Wars Club, Student Council, Tabletop Games Club, Varsity Club, Walking and Talking Club, Why not? Knitting Club Card Making, Chemistry Club, Clay Club, Drama Club, E-Games, Mock Trial, Outdoors Club, Pen Pal Club, Quidditch Club, Robotics Club, Russian Club, Ski Club, Spirit Club, Star Wars Club, Varsity Club, American Sign Language,
Asian Board Games,
Audio Visual Club,
Blue Key Ambassadors,
Community Service,
Environmental Club,
Fine Arts Association,
International Club,
Literary Magazine,
Model United Nations,
National Honor Society,
Parade the Circle,
Photography Club,
Power of the Pen,
Student Council,
Tabletop Games Club,
Walking and Talking Club,
Why not? Knitting Club,

School Notes:

  • 340 students, which includes a 28% boarding population
  • College preparatory curriculum 
  • Honors and AP classes in all subject areas
  • Varied electives, from Video & Animation to Biodiesel
  • Rich Performance and Fine Arts offerings
  • Academic Advisors: Each teacher has 6-10 student advisees who meet weekly
  • Competitive and extensive athletics
  • Partnerships with SPIRE Institute, The Fine Arts Association, The Cleveland Ballet, and Maypine-Flagship Farms
  • An Equestrian program where students may take private lessons or compete on a interscholastic team
  • Matriculation list can be found on College Counseling page located under "Academics" on website (
  • Housing-Boarding available for grades 7-12: seven houses accommodating 10-22 students, dedicated houseparents, and residential assistants. Each air conditioned home includes double or triple rooms, a common area with a desktop and printer, television, and a laundry room with washers and dryers. All dorms are wireless.
  • Financial Information: Nearly 30% of Andrews Osborne students receive assistance based on need. Payment plans and loan programs are available.
  • Five Day Boarding commences on Sunday evening and ends Friday afternoon.
  • Application Fees Domestic Student $50 International Student $100

Profile last updated: 11/10/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Lake Catholic High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willo-Hill Christian School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Willo-Hill Christian School (1.5 miles away)
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