USA Ohio, USA
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Lake Ridge Academy

Established: 1963

School Facts

  • Number of Students
    420
  • Student Population
    CoEd - School for both genders
  • Accommodation
    Homestay Accommodation
  • Religious Affiliation
    Not religious
  • Program Length Available
    Multiple Year, Spring Semester, Fall Semester, Fall Year

School Description

SCHOOL PROFILE
Founded in 1963, Lake Ridge Academy is the only independent college preparatory school on Cleveland’s west side. It offers students numerous Advanced Placement and
Honors courses and a number of unique programs and like Entrepreneurial Studies Program, Anatomy and Physiology, or Developmental Biology and Embryology. They also offer independent studies in subjects like Multivariable Calculus.

FACILITIES
The 93 acre campus includes a garden, a brand new science and engineering building, a gymnasium, a weight/workout facility, and outside sports amenities. The community resource center on campus includes a library and technology center, multi-media conference room, study rooms, project rooms, foreign language classrooms, computer labs, and a TV/video broadcast editing room.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Lake Ridge Academy offers a variety of sports for students of various ability levels. About 70% of students participate in the interscholastic sports program, and every year students go on to play in college. The arts program gives students many opportunities; students who take visual arts to study drama, direct and perform in plays, and have the chance to work with professional actors.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
The school is located in North Ridgeville Ohio, a suburb 30 minutes west of Cleveland and eight miles south of Lake Erie.

Famous Alumni

David Radulovich (11) - Olympic Clay Shooting Champion. 2017 World FITASC
Champion title winner.
Rachna Patel (95)- Writer: wrote an episode of ABC Primetime sitcom Fresh Off the
Boat. Also co-wrote an episode of NBC's Parks and Recreation.
Sarah Jovan (95) - research scientist with the US Forest Service.

  • 9, 10, 11 Grades at School
  • 93 acres Campus Size
  • 17% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?
No
Student Population
CoEd - School for both genders
Teacher/Student Ratio
1:8
Average Class Size
9
SAT Average
1280
ACT Average
27
English as Second Language (ESL) Support Available
Yes
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Skiing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball
Arts
3D Design, Acting, Art - Foundations, Art and Design, Digital Photography and Design, Directing, Drama, Drawing and Painting, Mixed Media, Musical Theater, Musical Theater, Painting, Sculpture, Sculpture, Studio Art, Studio Art - 2D Design, Theater
Music
Chamber Ensemble, Choir, Jazz Band, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Improv, Music Theory, Orchestra, Piano, String group
Advanced Courses (AP, A-Levels)
Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, European History, Physics 1, Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, Physics C: Mechanics, Spanish Language and Culture, US History, World History
Languages
Chinese, French, French Language and Culture, Japanese, Latin, Spanish
Clubs and Extracurricular
Academic Team, American primary state, Art Club, Ballroom Dancing, Book Club, Business Club, Culture Club, Earth Group, Engineering Club, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Humanitarian Aid Society, Improv, Junior Engineering Technology and Science Club, Lego Robotics, Mock Trial, Model United Nations (Model UN), National Honor Society, Newspaper Club, Rocketry, Sci-Fi Club, Student Council, Tespice Society
Accepting Students in Grades
No
Ages Accepted
14-20
ELTiS Required
220
Other - Eligibility Requirements?
F-1 students cannot play sports. Students who do not have the immunizations (according to the State of Ohio schedule) will not be permitted to start school until they have all the vaccines.

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