PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303
"We believe that in today`s competitive environment, preparation for college should be comprehensive and challenging.
Cranbrook offers a uniquely comprehensive college-preparatory education.  Here is the superb teaching and learning environment that cherishes and challenges the individual, that encourages creative, critical and independent thinking, and that offers the broadest possible range of study, artistic and athletic options...".

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 795 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $52,350
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $38,600
  • Acceptance rate: 38%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / Apr. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Cranbrook Schools ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 307 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Student Test Scores

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
Cranbrook Schools
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
9-12
Grades Offered (Day)
PK-12
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1922
1907
Campus Size
319 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
795 students
300 students
% Students of Color
44%
26%
% International Students
13%
20%
% Students Boarding
35%
70%
Average SAT Score
1470
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
31
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
One dress up day per week
Casual
Average Class Size
14 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
20
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
85%
70%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$217 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$52,350
$61,200
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$38,600
$34,900
Tuition international students
$52,350
$54,500
% Students on Financial Aid
33%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$16,649
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Jan. 31 / Apr. 15 / rolling
Jan. 15
SSAT Required
Yes
Yes
Average Percentile SSAT
68%
-
Acceptance Rate
38%
58%
Director of Admissions
Drew Miller
Eileen Hillliard
Associate Director of Admissions
Maurice Hll

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
20
17
Courses
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language, Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, European History, Fine Art Studio Honors in 7 arts, French Language & Culture, Latin: Ceasear & Virgil, Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra, Physics C EM w vPython, Physics C Mechanics, Spanish Language & Culture, Statistics, United States History, World History

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
70
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
African American Awareness Association, Beyond Earth Space Clubs, Bible Club, Book Club, Bridge the Divide, Brookside Tutoring Club, Business Club, Cabinet, CK Investment Clubs, CK Political Society, CK Science Research Club, Cranbrook Envisions a Cure, Cranbrook Eurovision Club, Crane Cinema Club, Crane Clarion Newspaper, Crane Network Club, Dance Club, Debate Team, Drawing Club, Drone Club, Empty Bowls Club, Ergasterion Theater Club, French Club, Gadget Space Club, Genes in Disease and Symptoms, Global Issues Club, Go Club, Gold Key Student Ambassadors, History Club, HOSA Healthcare Professionals, HUB Garden Club, HUB Tutoring, Indian Culture Club, Japanese Club, Jets STEM Club, Jewish Culture Club, Korean Club, Leaders in the Environment, Math Club, Michigan Youth in Government, Microfinance Club, Minerva Club, Model United Nations, Namtenga, Peer to Peer, Political Discussion Club, Psychology Club, Quiz Bowl, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Robotics Team, Science Olympiad, Sino Club, Soccer Club, Spectrum, Speech / Forensics, Student Council, Student Philanthropy Club, TARS Club, Twin Leaf, Veterans Student Alliance, Vietnamese Club, Wilderness Program, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Music Club, Chamber Music Glee Project, Gallimaufry Litery Art Magazine, Guitar Club, Teen Arts Council

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Crew Team, Intramurals

College Matriculation

Year: 2010
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
44
Michigan State University
18
Northwestern
5
University of Chicago
4
Harvard
3
New York University
3
Amherst College
2
Cornell University
2
Duke University
2
Williams College
2

School Notes

  • Known for its exquisite architecture, Cranbrook`s campus is on the National Historic Registrar. The latest building is the award winning Williams Natatorium, which was designed by a Cranbrook graduate.
  • Right on campus is a Science Museum and an Art Museum that attract over 250,000 visitors each year. Cranbrook students enjoy the permanent collections as well as rotating exhibits.
  • Each year, Cranbrook`s Advanced Placement results are among the best of all schools nationally. Over 40% of AP Scholars in the State of Michigan attend Cranbrook.
  • Fielding 49 interscholastic athletic teams, Cranbrook has won state championships in Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Tennis, Swimming, and Golf.
  • Cranbrook Schools accreditations: Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Source: Verified school update

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Description

Class of 2017
5.00
Concordia University
Extremely diverse educational community that encourages students to get involved. The school has a very well-rounded educational team that makes you feel home whilst providing with an excellent academic schedule. All the teachers and staff. . .

Class of 2016
5.00
University of Michigan
In addition to the high school on Cranbrook, we additionally had an art college that allowed us to observe and experience a multitude of art every day adding to the Cranbrook experience. Consequently, the 500. . .

Class of 2016
5.00
Yale University
Definitely its renowned Harkness discussion. The principal is based off the idea that the students are of such a high intellect that they are able to teach each other, and thus the teacher of the. . .
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 795 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $52,350
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $38,600
  • Acceptance rate: 38%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 31 / Apr. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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