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    Cranbrook School ::: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan ::: Midwest U.S.

    Cranbrook Schools

    • Located 1/2 hour from Detroit, Cranbrook's beautiful campus is listed on the US National Register of Historic Places
    • 805 students; 13% international; average class size 16 students; student/faculty ratio 8:1
    • Coeducational boarding with no religious affiliation
    • Highly competitive for admission with demanding curriculum
    • Advanced and Honors courses and superb facilities offer many opportunities for creative expression
    • English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program




    4 seasons, snow in winter

    Student Body

    805 students (grades 9-12); 13% international

    Average Class Size

    16 students


    107 faculty; 87% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio


    College Placement

    100% university placements including Brown University, Colgate University, Columbia University, Georgetown University, New York University, University of California - Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, Yale University

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement:  Biology, Calculus AB & BC, Chemistry, Chinese Language, Computer Science, European History, French Language, Latin, Physics C, Spanish Language, Statistics, US History, World History

    Honors: Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, French, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Spanish, Studio Art


    Marking System

    Cranbrook utilizes the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F=0-59.  Grades are issued on a quarterly basis.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum requirements for graduation, grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    Mathematics - 4 credits
    History/Social Science - 2.5 credits
    Science - 3 credits
    World Languages - 2 credits
    Religion & Humanities - 1 credits
    Arts (Fine or Performing) - 1 credits
    Health - .25 credits 

    World Languages offered:  Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish

    SAT/ACT Scores: Average SAT Score = 2100; Average ACT score = 31



    Cranbrook School is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools


    Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross-country, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball


    Studio Arts, Ceramics, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Dance, Metalsmithing, Orchestra, Photography, Theater/Acting

    Extracurricular Activities

    Clubs and Activities: CK Radio, Community Service, Computer Team, Conduct Review Board, Culinary Club, Dance Club, Girls Mentoring Program, Jazz Band, Literary Club, Math Club, Model UN, Rock Climbing Club, Robotics Team, String Quartet, Student Council


    Academic complex, Assembly hall, Athletic fields, Auditorium, Bookstore, Common room, Dining hall, 2 gymnasiums, Ice hockey arena, Infirmary, Library, Music building, Natatorium, Performing arts center, 5 residence halls, Tennis courts, Weaving, Weight room studio


    English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).  Classes promote English skills as well as multicultural attitudes and an understanding of American culture.