My son has been there for 2.5 years and has grown tremendously. His grades have gone up and he is involved in clubs and sports. The small class size and the availability of the teachers keeps him on track ...
success at grand river academy
Discover your son's potential. Imagine his future. Help him activate his success. Grand River Academy, an all boys boarding school in Austinburg, Ohio, has a proven track record in setting our students up for success in college and life beyond.
Each family's road to graduation is unique. From our class sizes to our academic programs, from our extracurricular activities to our summer camps, we help the young men who attend our school activate their academic, emotional, and social potential and prepare them for lifelong success.
See what role GRA has in your family's journey.
I wanted to reach out to you to express my appreciation for ALL that you and your staff have done for him this year. I have seen such personal growth and maturity in him and I am so grateful...
I am grateful to you and the entire staff of GRA for the work you did with my son these past two years. His transformation from boyhood to manhood has been amazing to behold...
When classes restarted I went to see the school with my son, but especially to personally meet all those that look after my child for me so well. I call them Guardian Angels...
It's really hard to believe how fast things go. I am really grateful they landed in good hands and with such wonderful people at Grand River Academy. They often compare GRA and their colleges...
It's hard to describe just how much Grand River Academy has come to mean to our family. Not only did the staff at GRA see to it that our son improved his academic performance...
By spring semester we couldn't deny the results we were seeing. His smile was back, his grades were up, and he kept talking about how all of his friends were like brothers...
Grand River Academy is pleased to announce Sharon Tiknis P'08 as the first woman to Chair the Board of Trustees.
Grand River Academy and Kent State University are proud to introduce an exciting, academic enrichment program that is set to begin this summer (2019) - The GRA x KSU STEAM Academy Summer Camp. The discovery and creation of robots and drones are just a few of the topics covered that will allow the escape of each camper's inner inventor!
At Grand River Academy, we believe that interscholastic sports are an integral part of the school community.
Unique to Grand River Academy, intensives provide an opportunity for growth amongst our Faculty and student body.
We make social and emotional learning a priority in our boys' lives. Our student life program works to help educate and grow the young men who come through our doors.
The Foundations Learning Program helps aspiring learners comprehend and then verbalize their individual learning strengths and preferences.
#GivingTuesday is an exciting and important day for the Grand River community! Trustees, alumni, parents, Faculty, staff, alumni parents, grandparents, and friends come together on this global day of giving to make gifts to The Blue and White Fund.
The process of searching for the right college is challenging for both students and parents. At Grand River Academy, our college placement counselors are always available to help guide students through this long and stressful process.
The key to an all-boys boarding school is having teachers who understand the best instructional methods for engaging the male mind.
The Honor Code is not something to be taken lightly - when you sign your name, you are giving your pledge that you are going to strive to carry it out. This does not mean you will be perfect, but does mean you will always work for and seek after the ideal.
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! I'm excited to kick off our blog series for the new academic year. I would like to start by sharing how thrilled I am to be part of the Grand River community.
Success comes in many forms, as seen with this week's Alumni Spotlight, David Peck '09.
On Saturday, October 20, 2018, the GRA family from across the years will join together for the Edmund E. "Bud" Field Hall of Excellence Recognition Ceremony, highlighting awards for Distinguished Alumnus, Outstanding Athlete, Distinguished Service and Distinguished Teacher.
It's that time again! We're over halfway done with summer. How is your son feeling about the upcoming school year?
Check out pictures from our first week of classes and STEAM Academy at GRA.
Grand River Academy is excited to welcome Mr. Tim Oditt to campus as he begins his role as Head of School.
If your son is not performing as well as they should be in school, there are things you can do as a parent to reignite a child's desire to succeed.
How's your son's summer going so far? Learn some practical tips to help your son over the next few months!
Austinburg, OH – May 16, 2018 – Grand River Academy announces Mr. Tim Oditt as next Head of School
Meditation for teenage boys? While Grand River Academy students are not performing yoga everyday, teaching mindfulness and meditation has become a daily practice within the Foundations Learning Program.
Success comes in many forms, as seen with this week's Alumni Spotlight.
Success comes in many forms, as seen with this week's Alumni Spotlight, Justin Krainz '10.
Listen (or read) to GRA's Podcast regarding social media and your son.
Success comes in many forms, as seen with this week's Alumni Spotlight, Todd Curtis '06.
The second post in our series on ADHD, this article looks at strategies to help your son build social skills and maintain healthy friendships.
What is ADHD? What are the symptoms? How do you diagnose it? Discover the basics in GRA's first in a four-part series.
GRA faculty and staff are currently in the midst developing innovative educational experiences for students at an institutional-wide level with collaborations among teachers and across disciplines.
ongratulations to the 2017 Bud Field Hall of Excellence Distinguished Alumni honoree - Mr. Allen Fritz '88!
One of the benefits at Grand River Academy is that our doors are always open to families who are looking to transform their son's learning experience.
Congratulations to the 2017 Bud Field Hall of Excellence Distinguished Service honoree - Mr. Toby Shultz '85!
Success comes in many forms, as seen by this week's alumni spotlight of Ryan Cramer '93.
Ready to make this year your best one yet? Here are five strategies to make this school year transformational!
On Saturday, October 14, 2017 during Grand River Academy's Fall Family & Friends Day, the GRA family from across the years will join together...
Wondering what to pack to live at GRA?
Learn what Mrs. Farrell had to say about the Foundations Leaning Program, her approach to boys' education, and her experience at GRA:
The leap from middle school to high school is a significant transition in your son's life...
Success comes in many forms, as seen by this week's alumni spotlight of Jared Cave '15...
From David's Desk: A reflection on his time here at GRA as another school year ends.
When you hear of boarding schools, you might immediately think of the East Coast.
You're your son's biggest fan and advocate. You work hard to provide him with the guidance...
The rumors are true; boys account for the majority of learning difficulties. . .