Connecticut Boarding Schools

There are 26 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Connecticut.
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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.
Suffield uses the 'harkness' style of classroom, where the average class size is 11 students.
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.
Squash in the Angier Pavillion
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.
Gund Reading Room in the Cole Library, a stunning place to study, meet and hold events.
Friendships
The gates greet visitors at the entrance to Marianapolis.
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.
Aerial view
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.
Canterbury offers students many opportunities for community service. Each summer a group of students spend a week volunteering in Lourdes, France. Students have also volunteered in Nicaragua and Puerto Rico.

Connecticut Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Academy of the Holy Family
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    860-822-6279

    Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
  • 500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    800-464-2866

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 409 students
  • 101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT 06776
    (860)210-3832

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 320 students
  • 10 Main Street
    CheshireCT 06410
    2034397250

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 437 students
  • 333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    203-697-2239

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 862 students
  • 230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    860-408-4200

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 251 students
  • 12 Norfolk Road, P.O. Box 80
    LitchfieldCT 06759
    860-567-1802

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 218 students
  • 99 Green Hill Road
    WashingtonCT 06793
    (860)-868-7334

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 288 students
  • 11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (860) 435-3102

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 598 students
  • PO Box 237
    WoodstockCT 06281
    860-963-4721

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 140 students
  • 211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    435-480-0871

    Grades: 6-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
  • Kent School
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 2006
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-6111

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 570 students
  • Office of Admission
    WindsorCT 06095
    860-687-6400

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 650 students
  • 26 Chase Road
    ThompsonCT 06277
    8609239245

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students
  • 476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-0047

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 165 students
  • 60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    8604093530

    Grades: 9-12 | 325 students
  • PO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    860-963-6120

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 350 students
  • P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    860-928-1328

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
  • 201 Romford Road
    Washington DepotCT 06794
    8608680535

    Grades: 5-9 | K-9 (day) | 336 students
  • St. Thomas More School
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    860-823-3861

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 130 students
  • 251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    860-435-5732

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 305 students
  • South Kent School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT 06785
    860-927-3539

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 180 students
  • Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    860-386-4440

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 415 students
  • 110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    860-945-7700

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 594 students
  • 995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    860-408-3060

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 390 students
  • Westover School
    All-girls 
    1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    203-577-4521

    Grades: 9-12 | 204 students
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