Admissions Process

International Admission


Thank you for your interest in Andrews Osborne Academy!

If you have any questions about the admission process for Lower School or Middle School, please reach out to Rachelle Sundberg, Director of Admission & Financial Aid, at 440-942-3600 ext. 114 or

Chris Fox, Assistant Director of Admission, is available to answer your questions about the admission process for Upper School. He can be reached at 440-942-3600 ext. 238 or

The first step in the application process is to create an account in our school portal - PhoenixNet. This will give you access to a detailed checklist with all of the admission requirements needed to complete the admission process.

Admissions Steps

List of 6 items.

  • 1. Application

    Please click “fill out” to begin the admission application. An essay is required for applicants entering Grades 6-12 & Postgraduate.

    Application Timeline
    February 1, 2023 – Application Due
    February 10, 2023 – Notification Date
    February 24, 2023 – Response Due

    Applications completed outside the above timeline will be considered on a rolling admission basis and may be subject to limited space.
  • 2. Admission Interview

    Please contact the Office of Admission at (440) 942-3600 ext. 238 to schedule an interview. Interviews can be done using Zoom.
  • 3. Academic Recommendations

    Applicants entering Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 5 require one Academic Recommendation.

    Applicants entering Grades 6-12 & Postgraduate require three Academic Recommendations (Mathematics, Science and English).

    Please click “start” next to “Mathematics Recommendation” in the online checklist. You will enter your student’s current Mathematics teacher’s name and email address as well as a brief note to the teacher requesting that he/she fill out the academic recommendation. Complete the same steps to request the Science Recommendation and English Recommendation.

    Each teacher will receive a link with the recommendation request. After the teacher completes the electronic recommendation, it is sent back directly to Andrews Osborne Academy.
  • 4. Entrance Exam

    English Proficiency Test (Grades 6-12)

    TOEFL, TOEFL Junior, iTEP SLATE-Plus, Duolingo or IELTS
    Applicants for whom English is not the primary or fluent language and has not been the primary language of instruction for the applicant's most recent four years of schooling are required to submit one of the following:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) AOA school code 6769
    • Secondary Level Assessment Test of English (iTEP SLATE-Plus)
    • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
    • Duolingo
    Kindergarten - Grade 5 Applicants are invited to visit the campus if families are in the area. Assessments are scheduled during the school day according to faculty and applicant availability. 
  • 5. Transcript

    Please click “start” next to “Transcript” in the online checklist. You will enter the name and email address of the person responsible for school records at your student’s current school. Upon receipt of the electronic link, the current school will upload your student’s academic records.
  • 6. Passport (Non-US Citizen)

    Please upload a copy of your student’s passport.

Office of Admission

Andrews Osborne Academy
38588 Mentor Avenue
Willoughby, OH 44094
440.942.3600 x114
Andrews Osborne Academy

Andrews Osborne Academy

38588 Mentor Avenue
Willoughby, Ohio 44094
Grades PK - 12, PG
P. (440) 942-3600
F. (440) 942-3660
Located In Willoughby, OH, Andrews Osborne Academy is a Private Co-ed Day & Boarding College Preparatory School For Pre-Kindergarten (ages 3 and 4) - 12, PG. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.