Connecticut Boarding Schools

previous
Athletics have a long, proud heritage at Cheshire Academy, with three seasons of offerings at all skill levels. 

All students participate in our Afternoon Program, choosing from a wide range of athletics, clubs and activities. Sportsmanship and team participation are stressed as integral parts of the Cheshire Academy community.
next
Athletics have a long, proud heritage at Cheshire Academy, with three seasons of offerings at all skill levels. 

All students participate in our Afternoon Program, choosing from a wide range of athletics, clubs and activities. Sportsmanship and team participation are stressed as integral parts of the Cheshire Academy community.
The planetarium in Armour Academic Center.
Salisbury School Boathouse
Nestled among Cotswold-inspired architecture on 860 acres in the Farmington Valley, Avon Old Farms stands as the leader in preparing young men for higher education.
The Forman Green is at the center of campus life. Surrounded by dorms and faculty homes, it reflects the traditional charm of an historic New England community.
An array of musical options exists at Choate. We're the only prep school among our peers to have a symphony orchestra in residence. We have a variety of music courses, private instrumental and vocal lessons, and six music ensembles.
A vibrant arts program offers great opportunity for creativity or for building a college portfolio in AP art.
Athletics
Since its founding in 1923, South Kent School has provided its students with the intellectual, moral, physical and social framework for scholastic achievement in college and productive citizenship in adult society.
The campus is remarkably bright, clean, and attractive.
Weekend trip to the Renaissance Fair
Aerial view
St. Albert's dormitory
The course offerings at Rumsey focus on discovery and self expression through media ranging from two-dimensional options, such as painting, drawing, and printmaking to three dimensional possibilities including clay, woodcarving and various forms of multi-media construction including technology through digital photography.
The Gunnery offers a wide range of activities for students interested in music.  Instrumental performers can participate in the Jazz Ensemble, the Chamber Ensemble.  Vocalists can participate in The Gunnery Troubadours, where students learn vocal technique and ensemble singing. Solo concerts each term allow the student to apply what they have learned in a performance setting.
Our beautiful campus features facilities that rival those of many small colleges, including a library with 55,000 print volumes; a 45,000 square foot science and mathematics building; two theaters; two ice hockey rinks; and an 18-hole golf course.
Located in the foothills of the Berkshire mountains, Kent was voted the best fall foliage destination by Yankee Magazine.

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
  • 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
Recent Articles
Spotlight on Sports
February 03, 2017
Explore the incredible variety of athletics which schools offer. Athletics are not optional in boarding school. Athletics are one part of a comprehensive program most schools adopt to educate the whole child in mind, body and spirit.
What About Schools With Riding Programs?
February 03, 2017
Does your son or daughter ride? Are you thinking about finding a private school which will suit both your academic requirements and your child's penchant for riding? Let's look at a couple of schools with riding programs.
To Harkness or Not To Harkness
February 03, 2017
Whether a school uses the Harkness Table™ or doesn't use the Harkness Table™ is a matter of teaching style worth exploring in some detail.
Featured Schools
Featured Schools