Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 645 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,030
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
645 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Laurel School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
91 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Number of AP Courses
33 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 2D Design, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C (Mechanics), AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP US Government and Politics, AP US History, AP World History, KAP English IV, KAP European History, KAP French V, KAP Theater
Classroom Dress Code
(Uniform: K-12)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$6,240-$30,030 (Early Learners - Grade 12)
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Abigail Steinberg
Admissions Associate
Jane Zlataric
Endowment Size
$52.7 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Ambassadors/Tour Guides, Community Service Projects, Facing History and Ourselves, Foreign Language Clubs, Gay Straight Alliance, Many more clubs and organizations!, Model United Nations, Newspaper, Robotics Team, Speech and Debate, Student Council, Yearbook Staff, Young Democrats, Young Republicans

Arts and Music Programs:
A Cappella Choir, Glee Club/Chapel Choir, Music Academy, Plays & Musicals (Middle School), Plays & Musicals (Primary School), Plays & Musicals (Upper School)

School Notes

  • The Laurel Mission: To inspire each girl to fulfill her promise and to better the world.
  • Laurel Values Statement: Committed to building a just and inclusive world. Laurel girls are corageous, creative, ethical and compassionate.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
I cannot say enough great things about Laurel School. The teaching, learning, and experience are, in one word, transformational. Its Head of School, Ann Klotz, is visionary. The community is amazing, its teachers--caring, and its students are happy and inclusive and proud and unafraid to speak their minds. We will forever be indebted to what Laurel has given our daughter.
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Laurel School has been instrumental in my daughter`s life. She is more confident, thoughtful and inquisitive as a result of the incredible staff. She is on track for an Ivy League university, which she would not be had we remained in public school. The teachers challenge her. The resources and small class sizes are second to none. Laurel`s Center for Research on Girls is groundbreaking and a fantastic resource for parents navigating the ups and downs of parenting girls in today`s society. 140 acres of outdoor space at the Butler campus provides amazing opportunities for the girls to experience learning in so many unique ways. Ann Klotz is a gem. You will find no greater cheerleader for your girls. The resilience instilled in girls from day one contiributes to a culture of respect, hard work and fun.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked OH School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Students: 645 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,030
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Cuyahoga County, OH is $8,731 for elementary schools and $15,486 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Cuyahoga County, OH is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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