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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 336 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,250
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Andrews Osborne Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded

School Calendar

View the Andrews Osborne Academy yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

August 24, 2022 (Wednesday)
Fall Break-School & Offices Closed
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
Last Day of school before Thanksgiving Break
November 22, 2022 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break-School & Offices Closed
November 23, 2022 (Wednesday)
Last Day of School before Winter Break
December 16, 2022 (Friday)

Student Body

Total Students
336 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
Andrews Osborne Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
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
Classroom Dress Code
(Khaki pants & School Polo)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
PK-12 Day: 6,875 to 21,250/ Boarding: $46,600 international, $40,825 7 day national, $35,025 5 day national. $1,000 fee grades 6-11, $1,250 fee grade 12. $300-$500 fee in lower grades.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Rachelle Sundberg



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
33 extracurriculars
Blue Key Ambassadors, Chemistry Club, Community Service, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Fine Arts Association, International Club, Literary Magazine, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Outdoors Club, Student Council

Club or Organization:
American Sign Language, Asian Board Games, Audio Visual Club, Card Making, Clay Club, E-Games, Model United Nations, 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, Tabletop Games Club, Varsity 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

School Reviews

I think Andrews Osborne is a good school - a very beautiful campus, the headmaster and teachers are nice and hardworking people. My daughter studies there, she has met good teachers, the school are very friendly to Chinese students, teachers are willing to help all the time. Over years the school has better and better college result. Well I used to be concerned that there are more Chinese students than other high schools, but from my experience, our children really need friends when they are away from their home and their country, and more Chinese students means they get more friends easily, at least they speak same language. I hope AOA will do better and better in the future! Go AOA!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 336 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $21,250
  • Acceptance rate: 70%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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