Grand River Academy

     Tel: (440)275-2811
Grades: 9 - 12 | 109 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 9 through 12 and a post-graduate year.
We believe that responsible and educated students are developed through a structured yet flexible atmosphere for intellectual, social, and physical 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 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1831

Student Body

Total Students 109 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Grand River Academy Students 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 7 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1600
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki Pants and Jacket)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $38,600
% on Financial Aid 25%
Admissions Director Ms. Christina Hartz


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
GolfIndoor Soccer,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ss John & Paul High School (10.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethel Christian School (5.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Assumption School (6 miles away)
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