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 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 OfferedGrades 8-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1831

Student Body

Total Students114 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeGrand 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
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$46,250
Tuition NotesDay Student Tuition is $15,500
% on Financial Aid
25%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMs. Kari Wetzel
Admissions AssociateMr. Greg Ladd

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingGolf,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
SoccerTennis,
Wrestling

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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The average private school tuition in Ohio is $4,753 for elementary schools and $9,100 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).