High School Redefined:
The Upper School Experience at Lake Ridge Academy

At Lake Ridge Academy (Grades 9-12), we prepare students to thrive in a competitive college landscape. Our rigorous academics, supportive community, and variety of opportunities empower students to discover their strengths and ignite a lifelong love of learning.

Why Lake Ridge Academy is the Perfect Fit for Your High Schooler:

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Anmol, Class of 2017

All the teachers really motivate and push the students to be creative and come up with the most innovative solutions possible.

Lake Ridge Academy Upper School

Where students discover their interests, develop critical skills, and graduate college-ready and prepared to make a positive impact in the world.

Meet the Upper School Director

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In the Upper School, students are known by their teachers who push them to foster their intellectual curiosity and build a devotion to lifelong learning. Our students are centered and allowed to become remarkable in their skills and passions. Lastly, students are encouraged to bring their whole selves to LRA while they learn and grow as part of a caring and compassionate community striving for a higher educational potential.
Lake Ridge Academy is the only independent college preparatory school on Cleveland's west side. Our co-educational curriculum offers a unique blend of academics, extracurricular activities, and a focus on character development, all on our beautiful 93-acre campus. With a student-teacher ratio of 8:1, our devoted faculty provides personalized attention to help every student thrive.