Grand River Academy

  • 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 9 - 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.

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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 (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1831
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students114 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade Grand River Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size6 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Dress Pants, Dress Shirt, Tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$49,000
Tuition NotesDay Student Tuition is $10,000
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMr. Tony Tucker

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Tennis, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingGolf,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,
TennisWrestling,

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. 

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