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Western Reserve Academy
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  • Private, Boarding
  • HUDSON, OH

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade B+

About

Applying

Application Deadline
February 11
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
No data available  

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$46,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$71,250
Received Financial Aid
48%
Average Financial Aid
$36,875
From Western Reserve Academy

Founded in 1826, Western Reserve Academy is Ohio's top boarding and day school. We are a diverse, dynamic and close-knit community of 400 students from 26 states and 16 countries. WRA's innovative curriculum includes College Level courses for greater depth and rigor and a 6,000 square-foot dream space equipped with every technological tool to take projects from concept to completion.

Located in historic Hudson, OH, our 190-acre campus was recently named the most beautiful private high school in Ohio by Architectural Digest. Campus is a quick walk to a vibrant downtown and a short ride to the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Cleveland. We look forward to learning more about you.

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Western Reserve Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1390
191 responses
Average ACT
31
120 responses

Written in the Stars Full Scholarship Contest

academic spotlight

Western Reserve Academy’s Written in the Stars full scholarship contest blends the best of arts and science into one. To celebrate our Bicentennial, one student will receive fully funded tuition, room and board for four years. To enter, show us how you bring together art and science in your own way. Answer the prompt as part of the application process. We can't wait to see what you create!

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 39 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 39 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 138 responses
  • Victory Bell
    12%
  • Bicknell Festival
    12%
  • Vespers
    12%
  • Graduation cermony and activities
    11%
  • Pre Season
    11%
  • Winter and spring break, convocation
    11%
  • Morning Meeting
    9%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
64%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
Canada, China, Brazil, South Korea, Germany
International Boarding Students
21%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
431
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 44 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 44 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 44 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 52 responses
Poll
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 52 responses
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 52 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 43 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 43 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 43 responses

Western Reserve Academy Reviews

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