The Roeper School Grades 6 - 12

  • The Roeper School is open for the 2020-2021 school year both virtually and in person. To learn more about this new program go to the Roeper Learning website. To contact the school, please fill out this Inquiry Form. The structure of Roeper's curriculum emphasizes conceptual and experiential learning opportuniities that facilitate specific goals for individuals in response to their intellectual and personal/social characteristics, needs and interests.
  • In the Lower School, homerooms serve as the centers for language arts activities, social studies and mathematics.
  • Additional classes in science, music, French, art, dance and movement, physical education, library and computer skills are part of the curriculum. The Roeper School`s mission is to maximize the whole potential of gifted students.
  • By providing our educational program, by creating understanding of the needs of gifted students, and by promoting forums for educational research and leadership, we seek to produce graduates who are interested, effective learners, actively involved in understanding themselves and affecting change in their world.
  • We also seek to improve educational opportunities for all people.
  • It is our mission to accept the responsibility - as individuals and as an institution - to use our gifts and abilities to create better conditions for all.

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The Roeper School Grades 6 - 12 places among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Association of Independent Michigan Schools (AIMS)
National Association for the Gifted
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1941

Student Body

Total Students315 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade The Roeper School Grades 6 - 12 Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government Politics, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $28,000 to $30,000 depending on grade level.
% on Financial Aid
43%
Average Financial Aid Grant$12,000
Admissions DirectorKari Papadopoulos
Admissions AssociateCarolyn Borman

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • The structure of Roeper's curriculum emphasizes conceptual and experiential learning opportuniities that facilitate specific goals for individuals in response to their intellectual and personal/social characteristics, needs and interests. In the Lower School, homerooms serve as the centers for language arts activities, social studies and mathematics. Additional classes in science, music, French, art, dance and movement, physical education, library and computer skills are part of the curriculum. The Roeper School`s mission is to maximize the whole potential of gifted students. By providing our educational program, by creating understanding of the needs of gifted students, and by promoting forums for educational research and leadership, we seek to produce graduates who are interested, effective learners, actively involved in understanding themselves and affecting change in their world. We also seek to improve educational opportunities for all people. It is our mission to accept the responsibility - as individuals and as an institution - to use our gifts and abilities to create better conditions for all.

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