There are 4 pre-professional arts boarding schools located within the United States. While college-prep boarding schools generally have excellent arts programs, the schools below specialize further in helping students train and become artists in a variety of fields such as music, visual arts, theatre, ballet, and creative writing. Students are prepared for entrance into either traditional colleges or specialty schools like music conservatories (e.g., Juilliard). Click on a school below to view its profile and student reviews. You can also browse our full boarding school directory or specify additional search criteria.
There are almost 40 boarding schools west of the Mississippi River.
The Essential Characteristics of a Boy-Friendly Learning Environment In the United States and throughout the world, it is well-documented that even though boys score as well as girls on standardized tests, they are less likely to receive good grades, take advanced courses,and att end college. When combined with stati sti cs that report boys account for 70% of failing grades,
90% of disciplinary referrals, and 80% of child ADHD diagnoses, the failure of the educati on system to account for boys’ learning styles comes into stark focus.
5 More Schools and Their Founders A private school in its infancy is quite different from the mature community it becomes over time. I wonder what the founders of these five schools would think about them today. I bet they would be very proud of their creations.