Grand River Academy

3042 College St.,
Austinburg, OH 44010
Tel: (440)275-2811 x225
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12, PG | 118 students
"The Grand River Academy is located in Northeast Ohio.
Grand River is a college prep boarding school aimed at helping underachieving boys reach their academic potential and get back on the college prep track...through small classes, individual support and daily structure, students are able to achieve.

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Definition of Terms 
2013 School Data
Grand River Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 7-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1831 1907
Campus Size 200 acres 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 118 students 300 students
% Students of Color 8% 18%
% International Students 20% 20%
% Students Boarding 100% 67%
Average SAT Score 1550 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Acadmics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 7 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5 1:7
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 48% 65%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $1 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$38,600 $46,950
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a $26,280
Tuition 5 day boarding $36,800 $36,870
% Students on Financial Aid 11% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $6,000 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 90% 57%
Director of Admissions Glenn Singer  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 11 13
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations 23 24
ExtracurricularsArt, Bowling, College Applications, Computers, Digital Photography, Drama, Fishing, Flag Football, Games Club, Guitar Lessons, Health and Fitness Center, Hiking & Biking, Horseback Riding, Movie Club, Open Gym, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Winter Fun, Paintball, Proficiency Support, Service Club, Snow Activities, Study Hall, Writing

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
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School Notes:

  • Traditional college prep boarding school

  • All-boys
  • Admission is not based on past academic performance, but academic ability
  • Small classes, mandatory activities and supervised study halls
  • 100% college placement Located in Northeast Ohio

  • LD types supported: Learning Center
  • School accreditations: TABS, OAIS, NAIS, ODE, ISACS

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The nearest school is Andrews Osborne Academy (29.0 miles away)
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