History

Grand River Academy is one of the oldest all boys boarding schools in the country.

Founded in 1831 the Academy has a long standing tradition of education boys and getting them back on track.

The Academy is not interested in past academic achievements but rather in the potential of our students.

College acceptance is a graduation requirement.

Overview

Region
Cleveland OH Area
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
Learning Differences
Small Boarding School
Summer School
All Grades 9-12, PG
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions
Post Graduate
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Boys
Dress Code Semi-formal
School Setting Rural
Campus Size (Acres) 200
Head of School Randy D Blum

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.grandriver.org/
Director of Admission Sam Corabi & Christina Hartz
Admission Application Apply to Grand River Academy
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $35
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 11%
Day Student Tuition $17,350.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition $33,950.00
Boarding Student Tuition $35,375.00
International Student Tuition $38,375.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 118
Boys 118
% Boys/Girls 100% boys
Boarding Students 118
Day Students 0%
International
Australia
Canada
China
Korea
Rwanda
Saudi Arabia
United States
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Maine
Michigan
New Hampshire
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Virginia
Majority of students come from Other(Midwest)
% of Students of Color 10%
% of International Students 12-15%

Academics

Full Time Faculty 23
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 40%
Student/Faculty ratio 6:1
Average Class Size 7
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Anatomy
Archaeology
Art
Astronomy
Biology
Botany
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Community Service
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming
Creative Writing
Driver Education
Earth Science
Ecology
Economics
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
Ethics
European History
Fine Arts
French
Geography
Geology
Government/Civics
Grammar
Health
History
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Music Composition
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Science
Social Science
Social Studies
Spanish
Speech
Statistics
Trigonometry
World Culture
World History
World Literature
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Other (Students are eligible to take AP tests in many courses)

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 550
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 550
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 550
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Ohio University Ashland University College of Wooster Penn State University Rochester Institute of Technology, NY The Ohio State University University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign Xavier University, OH
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
tennis
wrestling
Recreational Sports
basketball
bowling
camping
canoe
cross-country running
cycling
fishing
fitness
flag football
golf
hiking
horseback riding
kayaking
martial arts
mountain biking
outdoor club/skills
skate-boarding
skating
skiing
table tennis
ultimate frisbee
volleyball
walking
weight lifting
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
Art Club
Astronomy Club
Audiovisual Club
Community Service Program
Computer Club
Debate Club
Digital Photography Club
Dorm Proctors
Drama Club
Envirothon
Food Council
Habitat for Humanity
Honor Council
International Club
Model UN
National Honor Society
Newspaper
Recycling Club
Relaxation Club
Running Club
Science Club
Ski Club
Spanish Club
Student Government
Student Publications
Tour Guides
Volunteer Club
Yearbook

Notes


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