Lake Ridge Academy is located in North Ridgeville, Ohio, a suburban town about 25 miles from Cleveland and 15 miles from Hopkins International Airport. Our Midwest location makes our school central to both the east and west coasts of the United States and the border of Canada. Northeast Ohio offers a wide range of activities including some of the top cultural institutions and health care organizations in the United States, along with major league sport teams, and quick access to natural treasures like Lake Erie.
Northeast Ohio is home to three nationally recognized healthcare systems including the Cleveland Clinic, the number two hospital in the nation and the number one hospital for heart care according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals rankings
Cleveland is home to a number of colleges and universities. Most prominent among these is Case Western Reserve University, a world-renowned research and teaching institution and top ranked by the U.S. News and World Report.
Some other institutions in the area are:
Oberlin College and Conservatory
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland State University
Baldwin Wallace University
John Carroll University
Cleveland also has one of the largest libraries in the United States with a collection of over 10 million items and 40 locations. The NASA Glenn Research Center is also located nearby.
The Cleveland Metroparks is an extensive system of parks, hiking trails, golf courses, and even a nationally acclaimed zoo. Students have the ability to enjoy city life and be in a beautiful park, hiking trail, or next to a waterfall in minutes.
Winter means snow in Northeast Ohio! From ice skating to skiing, enjoying winter activities is part of the experience!