ABOUT WRA

Our Students

  • Coed boarding school for grades 9-12
  • Student body: 400
  • 70% Boarding Students
  • 30% Day Students
  • Boys: 53%
  • Girls: 47%
  • From 15 countries, 21 states and 83 Ohio ZIP codes
  • Our international student population is 18%
  • Our average combined SAT: 1906
  • Average class size: 12 students

Our Faculty

  • Teaching faculty: 54
  • Student to Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • 81% of our faculty live on campus
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16.9 years
  • Advanced Degrees: 87%

Our Campus

  • 190-acres
  • Campus security team patrols 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
  • Nine dormitories
  • 11 state-of-the-art science labs

Academics

  • Academic Courses: 155
  • AP Courses: 20
  • The John D. Ong Library is a 21,000-square-foot building, with a capacity for 45,000 volumes with a computer lab, group study rooms and the school’s archives.
  • Liberal Arts Education
  • Student Advisory Program tailored for each student
  • Specialized partnerships with corporations and organizations
  • ELISA Program: a fully funded, summer study-abroad program
  • TEAMS (Tests of Engineering, Aptitude, Mathematics and Science) group is top-ranked in the state and the nation.
  • Senior Thesis helps bridge the gap to college by researching and developing an original argument in an advanced-level, full-length essay.

College Matriculation (Class of 2014)

  • The Class of 2014 gained acceptances at 188 different colleges and universities.
  • Some of the schools they were accepted to include: Amherst, Brown, University of California-Berkeley, University of Chicago, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, George Washington, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, NYU, Northwestern, Swarthmore, Tufts, U.S. Naval Academy, Virginia, Washington University in St. Louis, Wesleyan, and William and Mary.

Arts

  • 400-seat fully equipped theater
  • State-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment
  • Permanent stage with orchestra pit
  • Control room with Mackie 16 x 8 Recording/PA console and Strand Lighting 300 Series 250-channel memory console
  • Scene production shop, plus costume, prop and dressing rooms
  • Two- and three-dimensional studios with work stations
  • Production area for desktop publishing
  • Sculpture and ceramic kiln rooms
  • Traditional darkroom and digital imaging and a fully equipped photography studio
  • Woodworking, architectural design and engineering drawing facilities
  • Computer architectural drawing facilities
  • The Moos Gallery, a year-round art gallery showcase

Athletics

  • 24 different sports offerings
  • 45 interscholastic teams
  • WRA Game Stadium with a turf field (football, soccer, field hockey, and lacrosse) and Longstreth Track
  • 10-court tennis complex
  • Varsity and Junior Varsity baseball fields
  • Varsity and Junior Varsity softball fields
  • 8 full-size fields for football, soccer, lacrosse and field hockey
  • a 3.1 mile cross-country trail

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Boarding Student Tuition: $49,700
  • Day Student Tuition: $33,900
  • Financial Aid: $4.6 million awarded yearly
  • Average financial aid grant per student: $31,995
  • The WRA Fund Support, annually: $2.22 million
  • Endowment: $113.4 million as of 6/30/14
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