Grand River Academy

Tel: (440)275-2811
  • 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.

School News

  • Grand River Academy Hosts Community STEAM Day - 07/19/2017 - GRA held it's summer STEAM Experience on July 12, 2017 for community children entering 1st - 8th grade. Faculty and summer academic camp students were group facilitators for the classroom as the children learned how to defy gravity by building catapults.

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 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1831

Student Body

Total Students 114 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 21%
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 6 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Dress Pants, Dress Shirt, Tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $46,250
Tuition Notes Day Student Tuition is $15,500
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ms. Kari Wetzel
Admissions Associate Mr. Greg Ladd

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingGolf,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
SoccerTennis,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Anime Club, Community Service, Philanthropy Club, Photography Class, Student Council Anime Club, Community Service,
Philanthropy Club,
Photography Class,
Student Council,

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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