By changing your son's environment, Grand River Academy helps him to activate his potential.
As an all-boys college preparatory boarding and day school for grades 8 - 12 and a post-graduate year, GRA prepares high school boys who can benefit from a highly structured, personalized, academic and social boarding environment for acceptance into college.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 114 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $49,500
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Grand River Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
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
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
114 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
25%
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
8 students
Number of AP Courses
10 courses
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1150
Average ACT score
22
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Dress Pants, Dress Shirt, Tie)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Day Student Tuition is $10,000
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
71%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mr. Austin Farber
Admissions Associate
Colton Zampelli
Endowment Size
$2 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Anime Club, Community Service, Philanthropy Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Photography Class

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. 
Profile last updated: 09/24/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: 8-12
  • Students: 114 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $49,500
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Ohio is $6,752 for elementary schools and $10,299 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Ohio is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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