2016 Northeast Ohio Upper School Directory

2016 Northeast Ohio Upper School Directory

The greater Cleveland and Akron areas offer a wealth of educational resources, including renowned schools. If you’re considering a new school for your child, consult our 2016 Upper School Directory below for a complete guide of Northeast Ohio private and other school options for your child’s next educational step.

Scheduling a visit or attending an open house is a great first step in gathering information about any of these schools. Start the process by checking our 2016-17 Private School Open House Listings.

Andrews Osborne Academy is a private, coed, college preparatory school offering grades pre-kindergarten through 12th. In addition to an engaging curriculum, AOA offers a five-day and seven-day boarding program, horseback riding, and various sports opportunities along with a beautiful 300-acre campus. Andrews Osborne Academy strives to honor its mission everyday — to prepare students for higher education and empower them to be successful leaders committed to serving in an international community. 38588 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, 440-942-3600,

Beaumont School is a Catholic, college-preparatory high school where girls grow to be accomplished young women and confident, compassionate leaders. Sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters of Cleveland, Beaumont educates women for life, leadership and service, and is the only all-girls International Baccalaureate Candidate School in Greater Cleveland. 3301 N. Park Blvd., Cleveland Heights,
216-325-1661, beaumontschool.org

The Buckeye Online School for Success is a tuition-free, public school serving students in kindergarten through grade 12 who learn from the safety of their own homes. Students and parents collaborate with highly qualified teachers and support staff to choose the best available curriculum. Junior and senior students have the opportunity to earn high school and college credits simultaneously. 119 E. Fifth St., East Liverpool, 866-642-9237, go2boss.com

For more than six decades, Central Catholic High School has developed faith, academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to social justice in their students. At Central Catholic High School, you will discover your passion through their academic, athletic, extracurricular, and service programs. Join them at their Open House on Sunday, November 6 at noon to learn more. Tuition assistance is available to all who qualify. Please call 330-478-2131 or visit at 4824 West Tuscarawas St., Canton, cchsweb.com

Constellation Schools offers parental choice when it comes to selecting a school that offers quality education for your child in a safe environment. It provides small class sizes, the integration of technology by offering every child in grades second through 12th personal laptops, a foundation of character education, and compassionate staff committed to the high academic success of the students. 5730 Broadview Road, Parma, 216-712-7600, constellationschools.com

Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (CVCA) is a college-preparatory Christian school where students multiply their talents and deepen their relationship with Christ as they grow academically and prepare for the future. This is realized through weekly chapels, small group connections, highly credentialed and relational educators, mission trips and multiple Schools of Distinction. The results speak for themselves, with college-bound seniors awarded scholarships each year. 4687 Wyoga Lake Road, Cuyahoga Falls, 330-929-0575, cvcaroyals.org

Gilmour Academy is home to boys and girls from ages 18 months to 18 years. As an independent and Catholic school, Gilmour is uniquely able to develop both the minds and the hearts of its students. Gilmour staff believes that if you educate the mind and empower the heart, students do more than succeed — they thrive. For more information, contact admi[email protected]. 34001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills, 440-442-1104, gilmour.org

Students from 83 Northeast Ohio communities choose HB. They’re drawn to their beautiful campus by the warm, welcoming environment, outstanding faculty, and unparalleled education. With innovative co-ed Early Childhood curriculum and groundbreaking programming for girls in grades K-12, HB is among the most distinguished independent schools in the country. Open Houses: Grades 5 through 12 on Thursday, October 27; Infant through Grade 4 on Saturday, November 5. Visit www.hb.edu/openhouse or call 216-320-8767 to schedule your personal tour. 19600 N. Park Blvd., Shaker Hts., 216-932-4214, hb.edu

A co-educational private day school with a Lower and Middle School campus in Lyndhurst and an Upper School campus in Gates Mills committed to the development of character and intellect. The school’s innovative schedule, individualized student attention, early childhood center and nationally recognized programming help to build the skills and confidence needed to thrive in an increasingly complex and dynamic world. An innovative new facility, Stirn Hall, opened on the Upper School campus in August to better serve the school’s forward-focused curriculum. Upper School, 12465 County Line Road, Gates Mills, 440-423-4446, hawken.edu

Hershey Montessori School’s programs run in three-year cycles so that children may work and learn at their own pace. Programs include: Parent-Infant Program (ages 2 months to walking), Young Child Community (walking to 36 months), Children’s House (ages 2.5 to 6.5), Elementary (ages 6 to 12), Middle School (ages 12 to 15) and Upper School (ages 15 to 18). Lower School, 10229 Prouty Road, Concord Twp., 440-357-0918; Upper School, 11530 Madison Road, Huntsburg Twp., 440-636-6290, hershey-montessori.org

Lake Ridge Academy is a private kindergarten through grade 12 college preparatory school on Cleveland’s west side. Located in North Ridgeville, the centrally located school attracts students from 40 communities. They are drawn to the school’s rigorous academic programs and supportive community atmosphere. With an 8:1 student to teacher ratio, each student receives the individual level of attention they deserve. The new, state-of-the-art Kemper Science and Engineering Building opened in spring 2016. 37501 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville, 440-327-1175, lakeridgeacademy.org

Laurel School is a nationally recognized independent day school for girls in kindergarten through grade 12, with a co-ed pre-primary. Laurel students come from 74 communities in Northeast Ohio. Its traditional Lyman Campus is in Shaker Heights and its 140-acre Butler Campus is in Russell Township. The Butler Campus is home to competitive athletics and outdoor experiential learning, including an outdoor pre-primary school. One Lyman Circle, Shaker Hts.; 7420 Fairmount Road, Russell Twp., 216-464-1441, laurelschool.org

Reaching Students, Changing Lives. Lawrence School is an independent day school serving kindergarten through grade 12 students with dyslexia, ADHD and other language-based learning differences. Its program is deliberate, personalized, research-based and multisensory, and social-emotional and life skills are taught alongside challenging academics. As a result, students who previously had struggled in traditional education environments leave campus prepared for whatever comes next — for collegiate success, for diverse careers, and futures of their own construction. Lower School, 1551 E. Wallings Road, Broadview Hts.; Upper School, 10036 Olde Eight Road, Sagamore Hills. 440-526-0717, lawrenceschool.org

Medina Christian Academy is a community Christian school offering preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school education to families from approximately 30 congregations with an uplifting, empowering and caring education in a distinctive Christian atmosphere. Parents are invited to communicate regularly with teachers and staff, be active participants in their child’s education and demonstrate a spirit of service to others by volunteering and supporting various fundraising events. 3646 Medina Road, Medina, 330-725-3227, mcaschool.net

Educating leaders who transform our world is the heart of NDCL’s mission and everything at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin — its stunning campus, college preparatory curriculum and emphasis on faith formation points toward a life of leadership and service. In an environment that pursues exceptional Catholic education, students are challenged to academic excellence and participate in a bounty of extracurricular opportunities.  Mission trips, retreats and service equip students with an “anchor for life” rooted in Jesus Christ. 13000 Auburn Road, Chardon, 440-286-6226, ndcl.org

OHDELA provides their students a personalized learning experience. As a K-12 100% online public school, they allow students the flexibility to learn from the safety of their homes while receiving a state of the art 21st century education. OHDELA teachers are highly qualified and their technology rich curriculum is aligned to all state standards. They offer live classes daily and students can review recorded lessons. They offer field trips and an innovative student engagement program. 888-878-4530, ohdela.com

Open Door Christian Schools are co-educational preschool through grade 12 college preparatory schools serving Christian families in Northeast Ohio. ODCS provides a safe and nurturing environment where students can thrive and be well prepared for life. ODCS is your family’s partner as your student discovers their identity in Christ, develops their faith and discovers their calling. In partnership with the family and church, the school’s mission is to equip disciples through exemplary education. 8287 W. Ridge Road, Elyria, 440-326-2367, odcs.org

St. Thomas Aquinas High School and Middle School is a Roman Catholic, college preparatory school, grades 6-12. In honor of Saint Thomas Aquinas they value truth, scholarship and excellence in all areas. 330-875-1631 or visit stahs.org to learn about St. Thomas Aquinas. Visit during their Fall Festival, at 2121 Reno Dr., NE, Louisville, on October 21 at 5 p.m.

TRECA Digital Academy (TDA) is an online, non-profit, K-12 public school in Ohio. TDA strives to provide the best possible online learning experience to our students. Students are given all the necessary technology so they can utilize TDA’s comprehensive and interactive curriculum that meets Ohio’s academic standards. Their highly qualified teachers and academic advisors offer personal attention and support, and students are able to attend class in a safe environment and on their own schedule. tdaonline.org

Trinity High School educates young women and men in grades 9-12 to become compassionate servant leaders, critical thinkers and lifelong learners. Trinity offers approximately 350 students a college-preparatory curriculum, career exploration through its one-of-a-kind Pre-Professional Internship Program, a life-changing religious formation program, and competitive co-curricular activities as part of the North Coast League, all in a family-focused, Catholic community of faith. 12425 Granger Road, Garfield Hts., 216-581-1061, ths.org

Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School is a Catholic, comprehensive college-preparatory school and the only school in the world co-sponsored by the Ursuline Sisters and Marianist Brothers. VASJ is committed to helping students grow in their faith, be challenged academically, follow their passions, and create high school memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. The family spirit is felt by all who enter the school and makes VASJ a special place to learn and grow. 18491 Lakeshore Blvd., Cleveland, 216-481-8414, vasj.com

VCS is a tuition-free, non-profit, kindergarten through grade 12 online school chartered through Reynoldsburg City School District. VCS is not affiliated with a for-profit management company. The school uses licensed teachers to deliver 24/7 online courses. Laptops are provided to students who need them and internet service is reimbursed. 340 Waggoner Road, Reynoldsburg, 614-501-9473, vcslearn.com

They are pioneering remarkable success stories at WRA, top ranked in the state and country among the best independent day and boarding schools for grades 9-12. WRA, located in idyllic Hudson, OH, gives students extraordinary opportunities to explore the frontiers of their potential through a distinctive college preparatory program in a more supportive environment. Join them at their Fall Open House on November 13 at 1 p.m. 115 College St., Hudson, 330-650-9717, wra.net

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *