There are 26 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Connecticut.
Choate's team name/mascot is The Wild Boars. Choate is a member of the Founders League, Western New England Preparatory School Athletics Association and District IV of the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council. No other high school in the nation can claim three graduates simultaneously on an Olympic team in any sport. Angela Ruggiero '98, Julie Chu '01 and Hilary Knight '07 were all members of the 2010 U.S. Women's Ice Hockey team.
Rectory students have the opportunity to participate in a multitude of activities. Academic success is enhanced by achievements on the athletic fields, in the art studio, and on stage.
The visual arts program at The Gunnery offers a wide range of high quality experiences to the interested student. Students have the opportunity to submit materials to the Advanced Placement Studio Art Exam if they complete the requisite amount of work. We also offer developmental courses in photography, ceramics, drawing, art history, painting, and graphic design.
An active community life program keeps students involved after class hours, while the residential life staff continually searches for creative ways of making school a “home” for boarders. Throughout the year, Cheshire Academy hosts 'Community Weekends' to foster team-building and explore topics like diversity and health through all-school activities.
Community Service Wednesday is an important part of the weekly schedule and the mission of the School. Faculty member Sharon O'Brien and students write, direct and create puppets for a show they perform at local nursery and elementary schools throughout the year.
The IMS Student Center, which is home to our STEAM Lab, our 'Rock Band' program, and our arts program.
<a href='http://www.hyde.edu/hydestories/'>Hyde Stories</a> Hyde Stories are thirteen intimate, personal interviews with recent Hyde private boarding school alumni, parents, faculty, and staff. Each reveals a distinctive aspect of Hyde's unique education.
At the Center for Innovation, boys delve into the concepts of Applied Technology, Communication and Human Expression, and Stewardship through action and inquiry. Here, a student helps build a timber-frame classroom building. The mission of the Center for Innovation is to teach students sustainability, resilience, and wholeness through the spheres of Sustainable Design, Sustainable Earth and Sustainable Community.
More than a century has passed since Mr. Taft founded our school. While the world and the school have changed dramatically, his fundamental values endure: work hard, without regard for public acclaim; develop all your talents: academic, artistic, and athletic; and most importantly, give of yourself to others.
Connecticut Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
101 Aspetuck Avenue
New Milford, CT 06776
Grades: 9-12, PG | 320 students
230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 251 students
PO Box 237
Woodstock, CT 06281
Grades: 9-12, PG | 140 students
211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
Grades: 6-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
26 Chase Road
Thompson, CT 06277
Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students
476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 165 students
P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
Pomfret, CT 06258
Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
201 Romford Road
Washington Depot, CT 06794
Grades: 5-9 | K-9 (day) | 336 students
45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
Grades: 8-12, PG | 130 students
251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068
Grades: 9-12, PG | 305 students
40 Bulls Bridge Road
South Kent, CT 06785
Grades: 9-12, PG | 180 students
110 Woodbury Road
Watertown, CT 06795
Grades: 9-12, PG | 594 students
November 20, 2016
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November 17, 2016
If you are just beginning to explore boarding schools, this article will give you an overview of the subject. We also point out a couple of things to watch for as you begin your exploration.
November 09, 2016
The New England Preparatory School Athletic Council was founded in 1942. It has grown from eleven schools to over one hundred sixty schools. More about NEPSAC and private school sports here.