Listing of Ohio boarding schools - Boarding school directory for the State of Ohio – alternative boarding schools and residential schools for troubled teens.
Listing of Ohio boarding schools - Boarding school directory for the State of Ohio – alternative boarding schools and residential schools for troubled teens.
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  • Andrews Osborne Academy

    Willoughby, OH

    Founded in 2007 following the consolidation of two schools, Andrews Osborne Academy is located on a 200-acre campus just east of Cleveland, Ohio in…

    356 Students
    39 Teachers
  • Gilmour Academy

    Gates Mills, OH

    Gilmour Academy is a private coed school in Gates Mills, Ohio. Gates Mills is a rural area in Cuyahoga County. Cuyahoga County is home…

    685 Students
    36 Teachers
  • Olney Friends School

    Barnesville, OH

    Olney Friends School is a private coed school in Barnesville, a rural area in Ohio. 8 other private schools are located in Belmont County…

    9 - 12
    52 Students
    13 Teachers
  • Western Reserve Academy

    Hudson, OH

    Set in a large suburb known as Hudson, Western Reserve Academy is a private boarding school in Ohio. There are 44 private schools, including…

    9 - 12
    403 Students
    60 Teachers

What's Up in Ohio

Ohio is home to some of the world’s most prestigious universities, such as Ohio State University and others. Along with excellent colleges, there are many boarding schools in the state that offer a wide range of classes and activities for children of various ages and academic levels.

Gilmour Academy View profile »

Located on a 144-acre campus in the Cleveland suburb of Gates Mill, Gilmour Academy is a coeducational Catholic school for grades K-12. With 87 faculty members and a student body of just over 700, the student-teacher ratio is 8:1, allowing children to receive large amounts of personalized attention. The school operates many different schools on campus, including a Montessori, elementary, middle, and high school.

The student body is quite diverse, with 12 U.S. states and five foreign nations currently represented. For children with an interest in athletics, Gilmour sponsors 23 interscholastic teams, 11 for girls and 12 for boys.

Mount Vernon Academy

Coed for grades 9-12, Mount Vernon is affiliated with the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. One of the most popular boarding schools in Ohio, it has seen more than 7,000 students pass through its doors since being founded in 1893. Priding itself on having a well-educated and experienced faculty, most of the school’s teachers hold degrees at a Master’s level or higher. A variety of extracurricular activities are offered, such as music, art, gymnastics, and varsity sports such as baseball and basketball.

Marsh Foundation School

Designed for grades 2-12, this school’s purpose is to take students who have had past problems at other schools and help them turn their lives around for the better. Founded in 1922, it also strives to serve special education students and has a reputation for providing very specific programs of study catering to the interests of each student.

Andrews Osborne Academy View profile »

Coed for grades PK-12, this school has a 300-acre campus in Willoughby that is one of the most scenic in Ohio. Offering small classes and a college prep curriculum that includes Advanced Placement classes and extracurricular activities designed to get the attention of students, it boasts a 100 percent college acceptance rate for its students. With a student body of nearly 400 and almost 100 faculty, the ratio of 4:1 is something that attracts the attention of parents. As for activities, students can choose from sports such as tennis, soccer, and lacrosse in addition to an equestrian program that is nationally recognized.