Connecticut Boarding Schools

There are 27 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Connecticut.
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Great things happen at Hyde Schools Summer Sessions! Join us for an experience filled with fun and adventure— on our campuses, in the mountains and wilderness, on the coast or at sea.
St. Albert's dormitory
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.
Personal Attention
Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
Comprehensive Girls' Athletics Program
 
Fall Term Athletics: 
Varsity, Jr. Varsity and B Team Field Hockey, Varsity B Soccer, Jr. Soccer, Varsity Cross-Country, Varsity and Varsity B Volleyball, Rumsey Outdoor Adventure, Horseback Riding

Winter Term Athletics:
Varsity Girls' Ice Hockey, Varsity Girls' Basketball, Varsity B and Jr. Girls' Basketball,
Varsity and Recreational Ski and Snowboarding, Instructional Volleyball and Tennis

Spring Term Athletics:
Varsity, Varsity B and Jr. Softball Teams, Varsity and Varsity B Tennis, Varsity Crew
Non-competitive athletics are offered as well as League athletics. Mountain biking takes advantage of trails nearby the School.
A junior (fifth form) English class of 12 students - that's the average class size!
Indian Mountain School
Each year students present two full-scale productions. In the fall of 2014, Canterbury Drama mounted 'A Midsummer's Night Dream.
Aerial view
Cheshire Academy’s arts program encourages students to stretch their boundaries in the visual arts, vocal and instrumental groups, and theatre.

Actor and alum James Van Der Beek '95 recently visited a class in the Black Box Theatre to discuss acting tips and pursuing a career in the arts.
Welcome to Westover School!
Good-bye dinner for senior boarding students
Students
At Taft we continually examine and revise our offerings to provide students with the chance to build a strong intellectual and academic foundation. The curriculum combines required courses with intriguing electives, as well as opportunities for independent study. We seek to provide students with a strong content understanding and skills foundation while allowing them to pursue their evolving interests
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.
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.

Connecticut Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Academy of the Holy Family
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 50 students54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    860-822-6279
    9-1250
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 409 students500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    800-464-2866
    9-12, PG409
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 320 students101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT 06776
    (860)210-3832
    9-12, PG320
  • Grades: 8-12, PG | 398 students10 Main Street
    CheshireCT 06410
    (203) 439-7250
    8-12, PG398
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 865 students333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    203-697-2239
    9-12, PG865
  • Grades: 9-12, PG

    6-12, PG (day)
     | 6-12, PG (day) | 250 students
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    860-408-4200
    9-12, PG

    6-12, PG (day)
    250
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 210 students12 Norfolk Road, P.O. Box 80
    LitchfieldCT 06759
    860-567-1802
    9-12, PG210
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 288 students99 Green Hill Road
    WashingtonCT 06793
    (860)-868-7334
    9-12, PG288
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 598 students11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (860) 435-3102
    9-12, PG598
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 140 studentsPO Box 237
    WoodstockCT 06281
    860-963-4721
    9-12, PG140
  • Grades: 6-9

    Pre-K-9 (day)
     | Pre-K-9 (day) | 260 students
    211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    435-480-0871 x115
    6-9

    Pre-K-9 (day)
    260
  • Kent School
    (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 570 studentsPO Box 2006
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-6111
    9-12, PG570
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 650 studentsOffice of Admission
    WindsorCT 06095
    860-687-6400
    9-12, PG650
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students26 Chase Road
    ThompsonCT 06277
    860 923 9245
    9-12, PG400
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 165 students476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-0047
    9-12, PG165
  • Grades: 9-12 | 321 students60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    860-409-3530
    9-12321
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 360 studentsPO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    860-963-6124
    9-12, PG360
  • Grades: 5-9

    Pre-K-9 (day)
     | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
    P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    860-928-1328
    5-9

    Pre-K-9 (day)
    250
  • Grades: 5-9

    K-9 (day)
     | K-9 (day) | 326 students
    201 Romford Road
    Washington DepotCT 06794
    8608680535
    5-9

    K-9 (day)
    326
  • St. Thomas More School
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    Grades: 8-12, PG | 185 students45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    860-823-3861
    8-12, PG185
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 305 students251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    860-435-5732
    9-12, PG305
  • South Kent School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12, PG | 180 students40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT 06785
    860-927-3539 ext.201
    9-12, PG180
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 415 studentsSuffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    860-386-4440
    9-12, PG415
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 594 students110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    860-945-7700
    9-12, PG594
  • Grades: 9-12, PG | 390 students995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408 3060
    9-12, PG390
  • Westover School
    All-girls 
    Grades: 9-12 | 210 students1237 Whittemore Rd., P.O. Box 847
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    203-577-4521
    9-12210
  • Grades: 9-12 | 42 studentsPO Box 550, 58 Harrison Lane
    BethlehemCT 06751
    203-266-7788
    9-1242
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