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Cranbrook Schools

Cranbrook Schools is a coeducational private boarding special program emphasis school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Cranbrook Schools says

"We believe that in todays competitive environment, preparation for college should be comprehensive and challenging. Cranbrook offers a uniquely comprehensive college-preparatory education. Here is the superb teaching and learning environment that cherishes and challenges the individual, that encourages creative, critical and independent thinking, and that offers the broadest possible range of study, artistic and athletic options..." Known for its exquisite architecture, Cranbrooks campus is on the National Historic Registrar. The latest building is the award winning Williams Natatorium, which was designed by a Cranbrook graduate.Right on campus is a Science Museum and an Art Museum that attract over 250,000 visitors each year. Cranbrook students enjoy the permanent collections as well as rotating exhibits.Each year, Cranbrooks Advanced Placement results are among the best of all schools nationally. Over 40% of AP Scholars in the State of Michigan attend Cranbrook.Fielding 49 interscholastic athletic teams, Cranbrook has won state championships in Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Tennis, and Golf.

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Grades Cost Term
High School $37,900 Annual

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


  (248) 645-3000

Entrance Requirements

  • SSAT and the average admitted student scores in the 68th percentile.



Test Scores

1939 Average score for the SAT Composite

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,673
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 102
Kindergarten 67
1 72
2 70
3 72
4 71
5 74
6 108
7 118
8 116
9 187
10 191
11 209
12 216

Cranbrook Schools's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Cranbrook Schools's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Average Class Size 16
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Dress Code Casual
Percent Boarding 34%
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 92%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 1%


  • Amnesty International
  • Bowling
  • Community Service
  • Dance Club
  • Fencing
  • French Club
  • German Club
  • Jazz Band
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Students Against Destructive Decisions
  • Snowboarding
  • Student Council
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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