AUSTINBURG TOWNSHIP — Students from around the globe learn with other boys at Grand River Academy. The school has moved from being an agriculture school in 1831 to a liberal arts college preparatory school in the last 188 years.
GRA Marketing Director Austin Farber said the school has students from more than a dozen countries and more than a dozen states preparing for their futures.
The school works on a lot of projects that keeps the students active during the learning process, he said.
GRA Head of School Tim Oditt said the school’s enrollment is up 13 percent in the last year with about 30 percent of the students from outside the United States. He said the school still focuses on college preparatory students from the United States.
Farber said the number of local students attending the school has also grown during the past year.