Jumpstart your child’s transition to high school at Gilmour Academy 中学, where students are inspired to discover their true calling and serve a purpose greater than themselves.
At Gilmour’s 中学, our seventh and eighth graders are afforded every opportunity to explore new passions and develop their talents in a highly individualized learning environment structured to ease the transition to a more independent high school experience.
Gilmour 中学 students enter ninth grade an average of two academic grade levels ahead 他们的同伴.



  • Academic support and transitioning

    • 80-minute block scheduling, experienced and sophisticated faculty and small class sizes (approximately 15) reflect 上学校 format and allow for complex analysis and mastery of content.
    • Students are assigned to advisory groups of 8 to 10 students, fostering dynamic faculty-student relationships that endure throughout high school and beyond.
  • 敏捷性和适应性

    • Integrated classroom technology keeps students at the forefront of 21st-century learning.
    • Yearly self-assessment presentations require students to earnestly examine goals, 成就, strengths and weaknesses for continuous growth.
  • Collaboration and leadership

    • Hands-on projects like Boat Float physics challenge engage the mind and foster a sense of group cooperation and achievement.
    • Student-led morning Convocation brings grades 7 and 8 together with 上学校 students and faculty daily, instilling confidence and trust.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving

    • Academic course progression is flexible, allowing motivated students to pursue the subjects that interest them most.
    • Students are encouraged to challenge assumptions and consider ambiguity, leading adolescents from self-centered to self-aware, from the concrete to the abstract.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills

    • Self-directed summer reading program and optional Write Back prompts aid reading and writing comprehension in a fun, 探索性的格式.
  • 倡议

    • Early admission to 上学校 math, language and science challenges motivated learners and jumpstarts the self-selection process.
    • Studies and projects reward innovative thinking and offer a safe testing ground for real ideas.
  • Spiritual awakening and moral decision-making

    • Study of religious texts and daily opportunity for reflection directs students of all faiths to seek connections and find purpose.
    • Students meet and work with area nonprofits and faith-based agencies through class service projects, providing opportunities to respond to a calling and affect real change.




  • BYOD笔记本程序
  • Annual class trip to Washington, D.C. 或者波士顿
  • 浮船挑战
  • 国史日
  • LEGO 机器人 engineering curriculum
  • Convocation with 上学校 peers
  • 中学 band or choir
  • Workshop learning model—students hone their craft by reading and writing more frequently, on topics that are most important to them
  • 自我评价, which provide the opportunity to reflect upon personal goals and habits, academic successes and challenges, 精神发展
  • Programs such as Student Council, Digital Media Club and Power of the Pen


“Gilmour is an awesome school because every day I spend here I learn more about myself. Thank you, Gilmour, for helping me become the person I am today.”



  • 大卫·基尔肯尼摄

    Mr. 大卫 Kilkenney 

    Director of the 中学
    (440) 473-8000 x5001
  • 罗莎莉·梅西摄

    夫人. 罗莎莉 梅西 

    (440) 473-8111 (internal 5003)


34001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040

An independent, Catholic, coed, day and boarding school in the Holy Cross tradition. Toddler-Grade 12.