Andrews Osborne Academy

38588 Mentor Ave
Willoughby, OH 44094-0440
Tel: (440)942-3600
Grades: PK-12 | 370 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 370 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 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 8 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 Mar. 10 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $41,450
Tuition Notes $41450 international/$36300 7 day national/$31150 5 day national $1000 fee grades 7-11, $1250 fee grade 12
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rachelle Sundberg
Admissions Associate Donna Miller


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryEquestrian,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Challenge, Art Club, Astronomy Club, Blue Key Ambassadors, Chemistry Club, Community Service, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Equestrian Competition Team, Film Club, Fine Arts Association, International Club, Literary Magazine, Math Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Outdoors Club, R.O.A.D. (Respecters Of All Diversities), Riding lessons/horse shows, Ski/Snowboard Club, Student Council Art Club, Astronomy Club, Chemistry Club, Drama Club, Film Club, Math Club, Mock Trial, Outdoors Club, Academic Challenge,
Blue Key Ambassadors,
Community Service,
Environmental Club,
Equestrian Competition Team,
Fine Arts Association,
International Club,
Literary Magazine,
National Honor Society,
R.O.A.D. (Respecters Of All Diversities),
Riding lessons/horse shows,
Ski/Snowboard Club,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • Campus Ammenities: A 35,600 square foot field house with wellness/fitness center was added in 1999. Modern Equestrian center was finished in spring 1999 and includes 42 12 x 12 stalls, an indoor show arena, an indoor practice arena, 2 outdoor rings and heated viewing areas.
  • Equestrian Program: Students may take private lessons or compete on a interscholastic team. Recreational riding also offered.
  • Academic Advisors: Each teacher has 6-10 student advisees who meet weekly. Parents are encouraged to contact advisors throughout the year.
  • Academic Programs: Geared for students who are average to gifted in ability, the following are offered: Mathematics, Science, English, ESL (English as a Second Language), History, Humanities and Social Sciences, French, Spanish, Mandarin, technology, fine and performing arts. Honors, Advanced Placement and elective courses available in many subject areas.
  • Matriculation list can be found on College Counseling page located under "Student Life" 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: 08/31/2015

Nearby 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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