Western Reserve Academy

115 College Street
Hudson, OH 44236
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.
Take a spin around our viewbook to learn more about Reserve.

Top 20 Rankings

Western Reserve Academy ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 305 schools) for:

Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
Western ReserveBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-12, PG5-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18261907
Campus Size190 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment400 students302 students
% Students of Color
16%
25%
% International Students
26%
20%
% Students Boarding
66%
70%
Average SAT Score1333* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Reserve Green Monday and Friday, School Dress Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (Jacket and Tie/Skirt or Dress))
Casual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Student : Teacher Ratio8:17:1
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
86%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size$114 million$24 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$63,275$58,935
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$40,975$33,082
% Students on Financial Aid
40%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$37,902$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineFeb. 12 / rollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
39%
57%
Director of AdmissionsJenni Biehn

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1716
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling

College Matriculation

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

School Notes

  • Western Reserve Academy accreditations: Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
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