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Grand River Academy

Established: 1831
STEM

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    115
  • Student Population
    Single sex - Boys' school
  • Accommodation
    Boarding accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Founded in 1831, The Grand River Academy is a boy’s boarding school with a proven program for success. Through daily help sessions, supervised evening study, and afternoon sports and activities, students gain self-discipline and a renewed interest in academics. The curriculum is college-preparatory and in order to graduate, college
acceptance is a requirement. Students benefit from personal interaction with their teachers, which is made possible by enrolling less than 120 students and an average class size of seven students.

FACILITIES
Students have access to a weight room, a basketball court, an indoor batting cage, an updated fitness room, a library, and a lecture center. At the Student Center students can get snacks at Andy’s Café, play ping pong, shuffleboard, play music in the music room, billiards, and more.

SPORTS AND ARTS
What makes Grand River Academy’s sports teams special is their no-cut policy. They will find a spot for anyone who would like to participate. For students looking to explore their creativity, Grand River has a distinct arts program with courses like videography, web design and ceramics.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Grand River has four dorms that can house their entire student population on campus. Each dormitory has a large common room where students can relax or watch TV. Dorm parents live in apartments attached to the dorms. It is common for dorm parents to celebrate birthdays with students, have dorm parties, game nights, and other activities.

                  


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  • 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG) Grades at School
  • 200 acres Campus Size
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
Single sex - Boys' school
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:5
Average Class Size
7
SAT Average
1100
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
French Immersion
No
Speciality Programs
Academic concentration in STEM, Humanities, and Visual Arts
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Skiing, Cycling, Equestrian, Fishing, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Weightlifting, Wrestling
Arts
Art, Ceramics, Contemporary Performance, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Photography and Design, Graphic Design, Painting, Portfolio - Advanced, Sculpture, Theater
Music
Guitar, Music Theory, Stage Band
Languages
Chinese
Clubs and Extracurricular
Astronomy Club, Chess Club, Computing Machinery, Environmental, Fitness Club, Flag Football, Gardening, Hiking Club, Honor Council, Model United Nations (Model UN), National Honor Society, Paintball, Peer Tutoring, Rock Band, Science Bowl, Skiing Club, Snowboarding Club, Student Government, Videography, Yoga Club, Young Democrats, Young Republicans
Accepting Students in Grades
8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Post Graduate (PG)
Ages Accepted
14-21
ELTiS Minimum
No Minimum
TOEFL Minimum
No Minimum

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