Ramah Junior Academy

Ramah Junior Academy Photo #1 - Ramah has two kindergarten classes. One class is for students who have late birthdays but will turn 5 before December 31st. The second kindergarten class is for students whose birthday falls before July 31st of this year.
  • Ramah Junior Academy provides education for children in kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • Ramah is dedicated to the fulfillment of several purposes: to introduce students to Jesus, to embrace a life of service to others, to develop as a whole person, to prepare academically to fulfil God's callling and finally to achieve spiritual, mental, physical balance.
  • Ramah is a Christian Academy that places a high estimate on the infinite worth of every individual and seeks to provide a climate in which a positive self-image may be developed.
  • Ramah provides a biblically based curriculum that is certified by the state of Ohio and the North American Division of Seventh Day Adventist.
  • Ramah prepares students to live successfully and productively in today's society and the society to come (heaven).

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Ramah Junior Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.General Conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students166 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Ramah Junior Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size20 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Students wear uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,870
Tuition NotesRamah accepts Cleveland, Ed Choice and Ed Choice Expansion Scholarships which pay full tuition
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCeleste Giles
Admissions AssociateKia Nickens


Total Sports Offered1 sport


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art Club, Dance Club, Drama Club, Stem Club

School Notes

  • Ramah has an open enrollment policy, however, scholarships that pay full tuition are avaialble February 1st through April 30th and July 1st through July 31st. You are welcome to schedule a tour and talk with administration.

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Ramah excels at providing excellent instruction utilizing the best practices. During this time of crisis, with the Corona virus, Ramah has been able to offer highly qualified online instruction for our students from kindergarten through 8th grade utilizing Google Classroom for assignments and Google Meet and Zoom for virtual instruction.
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