Andrews Osborne Academy

38588 Mentor Avenue
Willoughby, OH 44094
Tel: 440-942-3600
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 340 students
Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA) is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day (PK to grade 12) and boarding (grades 7-12) school.
 We have a 300 acre campus in Willoughby, Ohio, a beautiful setting 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.
 Andrews Osborne Academy prepares students for higher education and empowers them to be successful leaders committed to serving in an international community.
 AOA....where students learn to think creatively.

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2015 School Data
Andrews Osborne Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 7-12 11-12
Grades Offered (Day) Pre-K-12 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1910 1910
Campus Size 300 acres 121 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 340 students 300 students
% Students of Color 18% 20%
% International Students 20% 20%
% Students Boarding 28% 67%
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics 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 1:6 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 11 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 67% 67%
Summer Program Offered No Yes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$39,075 $49,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(ranges from $15050 to $20525 based on grade: 7-12)
Tuition international students $44,600 $46,300
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$33,525 $37,055
% Students on Financial Aid 30% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate 70% 56%
Director of AdmissionsMary Jo Elber
Rachelle Sundberg

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 11 16
CoursesCalculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, European History, Physics I, II, C, US History


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 9 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball


Total Extracurricular Organizations 32 24
ExtracurricularsAmerican Sign Language, Asian Board Games, Audio Visual Club, Blue Key, Card Making, Chemistry Club, Clay Club, Community Service, Drama Club, E-Games, Environmental Club, Fine Arts Association, International Club, Literary Magazine Club, Mock Trial, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Outdoor Club, Parade the Circle, Photography Club, Power of the Pen, Quidditch Club, Robotics Club, Russian Club, Ski Club,

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • 340 students, which includes a 28% boarding population
  • College preparatory curriculum Honors and AP classes in all subject areas
  • Varied electives, from Video & Animation to Biodiesel
  • Rich Performance and Fine Arts offerings
  • Academic Advisors: Each teacher has 6-10 student advisees who meet weekly
  • Competitive and extensive athletics
  • Partnerships with SPIRE Institute, The Fine Arts Association, The Cleveland Ballet, and Maypine-Flagship Farms
  • An Equestrian program where students may take private lessons or compete on a interscholastic team
  • 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 boarding school is Western Reserve Academy (27 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • 27 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 390 students115 College Street
    HudsonOH 44236
  • 29.2 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 110 students3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440) 275-2811 x225
  • 73.1 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 295 students8150 Oliver Rd.
    EriePA 16510
  • 76.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 545 students538 East Grandview Blvd
    EriePA 16504
  • 110.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 500 students423 Fox Chapel Road
    PittsburghPA 15238
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