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Number of Students

109 (43% international)

SAT Average



8-12 PG

Grand River Academy

Private Boarding School – Austinburg , Ohio

Grand River Academy is an all boys, all boarding, collegepreparatory school for grades 8 – 12 and post-graduates; located in Northeast Ohio, approximately 45 miles northeast of Cleveland. Their student body is diverse, hailing from across the country and all over the world. They currently have students from 20 states, and 6 nations. Through small classes, a structured daily schedule, and individual attention, their students are able to experience academic success they may not have found in a traditional high school setting. Students benefit from personal interaction with their teachers, made possible by an enrollment of 115 students and an average class size of seven. College acceptance is a requirement for graduation.

Click here to visit the Virtual Campus Tour of Grand River Academy.

Dormitories and School Residences
Both North and West Hall dormitories house 24 students in double-occupancy rooms. Shepard Hall has room for 40 students. Mastin Hall is a dormitory for 20 students. Warren Hall is home to 12 students. Each dormitory has one or more residences for faculty families.

The township of Austinburg is about one hour northeast of Cleveland. The Grand River Academy campus consists of two hundred acres in northern Ohio's Western Reserve.

Area population: 2,200
Town website: Township of Austinburg

Estimated Start Date: Early September
Estimated End Date: Late May

AP Testing
All AP exams are offered through online and blended learning

School Facts

Student Population

All Boys School

Number of Students

109 (43% international)


8-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

200 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • Mandarin

Acceptance Rate


  • Advanced Portfolio
  • Art
  • Ceramics
  • Contemporary Performance
  • Digital Photography
  • Digital Video
  • Graphic Design
  • Music Theory
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Stage Band
  • Theatre
  • Web Design

AP Courses: AP test can be arranged for Calculus, English and Science


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Astronomy
  • Backpacking
  • Chess
  • Computer
  • Cycling
  • Debate
  • Eating
  • Environmental
  • Equestrian
  • Fishing
  • Fitness
  • Flag Football
  • Game
  • Garden
  • Guitar
  • Honor Council
  • International
  • Language
  • Math
  • Model United Nations
  • Movies
  • National Honor Society
  • Paintball
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Publications/Yearbook
  • Rock Band
  • Science Bowl
  • Scouts
  • Service
  • Skateboarding
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Student Government
  • Videography
  • Weightlifting
  • Welfare
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
  • Young Democrats
  • Young Republicans

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

College of Wooster, Mount Union College, Case Western Reserve University, Wittenberg University, Mercyhurst College, Pennsylvania State University, Rochester Institute of Technology, The Ohio State University, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign, Xavier University, Michigan State University, State University of New York - Albany, Drexel University, Purdue University, Rochester Institute of Technology, State University of New York - Buffalo, Syracuse University, Clarkson University, Miami University, Arizona State University, Ohio University

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE)
For Details Visit Website: Grand River Academy

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