Andrews Osborne Academy

38588 Mentor Avenue,
Willoughby, OH 44094
Tel: 800-753-4683
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 380 students
Located on 300 acres in Willoughby, Ohio, Andrews Osborne Academy offers a safe, self-contained campus that includes The Fine Arts Association, as well as a nationally recognized Equestrian Center.
This beautiful setting is located only 25 minutes from University Circle, the heart of Cleveland's cultural activities.
Each year 100% of graduates are accepted to 4-year accredited colleges and universities.
When a student comes to AOA, they find a close-knit community, small classes, and a wide variety of clubs, teams and activities to help them learn and grow.
When students graduate and go on to college, they take with them the tools to succeed and a strong sense of self.

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2013 School Data
Andrews Osborne Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 7-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1910 1907
Campus Size 300 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 380 students 300 students
% Students of Color 18% 18%
% International Students 23% 20%
% Students Boarding 30% 67%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Acadmics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants and polos)
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:12 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 12 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 67% 65%
Summer Program Offered No Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(plus $1000 fee grades 7 to 11, $1250 fee grade 12)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(ranges from $8250 to $19050 based on grade: PK-12)
Tuition international students $41,450 $44,500
Tuition 5 day boarding $31,150 $37,055
% Students on Financial Aid 30% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline Mar. 10 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 70% 57%
Director of Admissions Rachelle Sundberg  
Associate Director of Admissions Donna Miller  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 12 15
Biology Calculus AB
Calculus BC Chemistry
English Language English Literature
Environmental Science European History
French Language Physics B
Spanish Language US History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 10 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations 22 24
ExtracurricularsAcademic Challenge, Art Club, Astronomy Club, Blue Key, Chemistry Club, Community Service, Drama Club, Environmental Club, Equestrian Competition Team, Film Club, Fine Arts Association, International Club, Literary Magazine Club, Math Club, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Outdoors/Ski Club, Political Club, Respecters of All Diversities, Riding lessons/ horse shows, Ski/Snowboard Club, Student Council

School Notes:

  • Campus Ammenities: A 35,600 square foot field house with wellness/fitness center was added in 1999. Modern Equestrian center was finished in spring 1999 and includes 42 12 x 12 stalls, an indoor show arena, an indoor practice arena, 2 outdoor rings and heated viewing areas.
  • Equestrian Program: Students may take private lessons or compete on a interscholastic team.  Recreational riding also offered.
  • Academic Advisors: Each teacher has 6-10 student advisees who meet weekly. Parents are encouraged to contact advisors throughout the year.
  • Academic Programs: Geared for students who are average to gifted in ability, the following are offered: Mathematics, Science, English, ESL (English as a Second Language), History, Humanities and Social Sciences, French, Spanish, Mandarin, technology, fine and performing arts. Honors, Advanced Placement and elective courses available in many subject areas.
  • Matriculation list can be found on College Counseling page located under "Student Life" on website (  
  • Housing-Boarding available for grades 7-12: seven houses accommodating 10-22 students, dedicated houseparents, and residential assistants. Each air conditioned home includes double or triple rooms, a common area with a desktop and printer, television, and a laundry room with washers and dryers. All dorms are wireless.
  • Financial Information: Nearly 30% of Andrews Osborne students receive assistance based on need. Payment plans and loan programs are available.
  • Five Day Boarding commences on Sunday evening and ends Friday afternoon.
  • Application Fees Domestic Student $50 International Student $100
  • School accreditations: State of Ohio, Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Western Reserve Academy (27.6 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HudsonWestern Reserve Academy
    115 College Street
    27.6 mi | 390 students | Gr. 9-12
  • AustinburgGrand River Academy
    3042 College St.
    (440)275-2811 x225
    29 mi | 118 students | Gr. 9-12
  • ErieErie First Christian Academy
    8150 Oliver Rd.
    72.9 mi | 295 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
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