Visit the Academy

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We invite you to tour the beautiful grounds of The Grosse Pointe Academy at your convenience.

Our award winning school was recently renovated and offers the advantage of a state-of-the-art facility featuring a centerpiece library and media center, computer labs and technology throughout and innovative science labs. Renovated classrooms, a new music wing and art loft and gallery, along with the spacious Tracy Fieldhouse, offer children an unparalleled learning environment.

Candidates for admission to The Grosse Pointe Academy are selected on the basis of school reports, transcripts, personal recommendations, interviews with administration and faculty, and the results of entrance examinations. Qualified students, of diverse abilities and backgrounds, are admitted in all grades with available space.

Each year, the majority of admissions decisions for the fall are made prior to May 1. Thus, families interested in admissions for September are advised to begin the application process during the preceding winter.


Interview: This is usually the first step in the admissions process. Please contact the Admissions Director for an appointment.

Application and fee: The application is to be completed and returned with a non-refundable application fee.

Transcripts: An authorized transcript release form must be submitted to your child’s school. That school will then send the official records.

Admissions testing: All applicants for Grades 1-8 will be required to take an entrance test. An informal readiness test will be administered to all students entering the 5-year-old program.

When all required information has been received, your child’s file will be ready for consideration. The Admissions Committee will act on completed files as soon as possible. You will then be notified of the committee’s decision.

To request an appointment or for further information, please fill out our Online Admissions Inquiry form or contact our Assistant Head of School for Admissions and Marketing, Katherine Thompson at (313) 886-1221 or email