Admissions Process

PK - Grade 5


Thank you for your interest in Andrews Osborne Academy! If you have any questions about the admission process for Lower School, please reach out to Rachelle Sundberg, Director of Admission & Financial Aid, at 440-942-3600 ext. 114 or

Admissions Steps

List of 6 items.

  • 1. Application

    The first step in the application process is to create an account in PhoenixNet. After you create your account, you will recieve an email from asking you to authenticate your email and set up your password.

    When you login to PhoenixNet, you have access to a detailed checklist with all of the admission requirements needed to complete the admission process. 

    Please click “fill out” to begin the admission application.

    Application Timeline
    February 1, 2024 – Application Due
    February 9, 2024 – Notification Date
    February 23, 2024 – Response Due

    Applications completed outside the above timeline will be considered on a rolling admission basis and may be subject to limited space and/or limited Financial Assistance.

  • 2. Academic Recommendation

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

  • 3. Assessment

    Applicants spend a day in the classroom and assess with faculty during the visit. Assessments are scheduled during the school day according to faculty and applicant availability.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Birth Certificate

    Please upload a copy of your student’s birth certificate in the online checklist.
  • 6. Financial Assistance

    Need-based financial aid is available to qualifying students in Grades 1-12. Families must apply online each year as award eligibility is determined solely by demonstrated need, based on the data from Clarity and verified by the school.

    Click here to learn about the financial aid application process.

Lower School Director

List of 2 members.

  • Photo of Theresa Frisbie

    Theresa Frisbie 

    Lower School Director
  • Photo of Rachelle Sundberg

    Rachelle Sundberg 

    Director of Admission & Financial Aid

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.