Western Reserve Academy
Western Reserve Academy has been consistently ranked high among the nation's top boarding and day schools.
100 percent of our graduates go on to attend 4-year colleges or universities, many at the most selective schools in the world. Architectural Digest named WRA the most beautiful private school in Ohio.
While we are proud of these accolades, we are more interested in your dreams and aspirations.
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|Definition of Terms|
| 2020 School Data
|Western Reserve||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Prep||College Preparatory|
|Grades Offered||9-12, PG||9-12|
|Campus Size||190 acres||125 acres|
|Enrollment||400 students||306 students|
|% Students of Color|
|% International Students|
|% Students Boarding|
|Average SAT Score||1333||* National Avg. »View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||Yes||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(Reserve Green Monday and Friday, School Dress Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (Jacket and Tie/Skirt or Dress))
|Average Class Size||12 students||12|
*National School Avg. » 20
|Student : Teacher Ratio||8:1||7:1|
|ESL Courses Offered||No||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree|
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$114 million||$23 million|
|% Students on Financial Aid|
|Avg. Financial Aid Grant||$37,902||$25,000|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||Yes||No|
|Application Deadline||Feb. 12 / rolling||Jan. 15|
|Director of Admissions||Jenni Biehn|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||17||16|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling|
|Year:||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- Western Reserve Academy accreditations: Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
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