Junior Boarding Schools

There are 124 junior boarding schools located throughout the United States and Canada.
Junior boarding schools offer boarding opportunities for students grades 8 or lower.
Note that some boarding schools focus exclusively on the junior boarding experience (and offer only junior boarding grades), while other schools offer both junior and college-prep boarding grades.
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Experience Canada!  As part of our Duke of Edinburgh program, students can go dogsledding up North, ride horses in Pennsylvania and canoe in Algonquin park! Camp out under the clear starry skies and cook food by the fire.
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Experience Canada!  As part of our Duke of Edinburgh program, students can go dogsledding up North, ride horses in Pennsylvania and canoe in Algonquin park! Camp out under the clear starry skies and cook food by the fire.
Chaminade uses a traditional House System to foster relationships between all students, from all backgrounds.
The arts curriculum at OVS include drawing, music theory and composition, music history, voice, ceramics, photography and three AP art courses. Students have the opportunity to explore costume design, graphic design, and film. They can also participate in electives such as dance and chorus. OVS produces musical and drama productions throughout the year.
Thornton Academy has the only four-year dance curriculum in the state of Maine. In the fall of 2013, the dance program will have a dance studio with new mirrors, sound system, marley floor, barres and changing rooms.
Students at Stuart Hall School come from all over the nation and the world. Our community is built on mutual trust and academic inquiry, and we seek to develop the personal character, honor, and creativity of each member of our school.
Hoosac Hockey won the New England Championship in 2007.  Our team has great history at Hoosac and we play several tournaments each year, like this one at RPI.
With 200 years of life, the Linsly school is a prominent fixture in the history of Wheeling.
Eaglebrook School teaches middle school boys the skills they will need for the rest of their lives. Learn more about our Core Skills at https://www.eaglebrook.org/coreskills.
Senior House is a residential boarding hall.
Championship teams with equal emphasis on girls sports
The MacDuffie School
R-MA's marching band participates in the Washington, D.C., and/or New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade every year in addition to other parades on the East Coast. The concert band performed at the National Rifle Association's annual convention for three consecutive years.
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.
S.A.L.T.S. (Sail and Life Training) is just one of several options for our annual Outweek. A touchstone of our experiential learning program, Outweek engages students aceept challenges and learning outside the classroom for personal, social, and physical development. For one week in September each school year, students learn sailing, ocean canoe and white water kayaking, rock climbing, and more.
The Stony Brook School, founded in 1922, is an independent college preparatory school (grades 7-12) that exists to challenge young men and women to know Jesus Christ as Lord, to love others as themselves, and to grow in knowledge and skill, in order that they may serve the world through their character and leadership. ??Character Before Career
The King's Academy 67-acre campus is beautiful and peaceful. Yet, it is convenient to McGhee-Tyson Airport, universities, research hospitals, shopping, outdoor recreation, and various cultural and educational opportunities.
Outdoor Education Program

Junior Boarding Schools (Primary Focus)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-4209

    Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 220 students
  • 62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    603-523-3548

    Grades: 6-9 | 214 students
  • 271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-9111

    Grades: 6-9 | 247 students
  • 48 Main Street
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    (508)490-8201

    Grades: 7-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 475 students
  • Hillside School
    All-boys 
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508) 485-3483

    Grades: 5-9 | 145 students
  • 211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    435-480-0871 x115

    Grades: 6-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 260 students
  • 4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    518-523-9329

    Grades: 4-9 | 85 students
  • 128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    434-293-9059

    Grades: 3-8 | 1-8 (day) | 45 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) | 326 students
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    714-772-1363

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students

Schools Offering Junior Boarding Grades

  • School Location Grades Students
  • PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    8284563435

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • Avenue Centrale
    Chesieres-VillarsSwitzerland 1885
    41 24 496 6161

    Grades: 4-12 | 365 students
  • 38588 Mentor Avenue
    WilloughbyOH 44094
    440-942-3600

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 340 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    888-762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 414 Brymer Creek Rd
    McDonaldTN 37353
    423-479-4523

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 33 students
  • 7401 Monticello Rd.
    ColumbiaSC 29203
    (803) 807-4145

    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 350 students
  • 298 Lonsdale Rd.
    TorontoCanada M4V1X2
    (416) 483-4325 x1220

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • Camí Vell a Vilanova, 17, Sant Pere de Ribes
    BarcelonaSpain 08810
    0034687426307

    Grades: 1-12 | 150 students
  • 955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCCanada V7P 3S4
    +1 604 998 1000

    Grades: 8-12 | 450 students
  • 7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    9042565030

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1700 students
  • 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    770-394-8177

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day) | 200 students
  • Branksome Hall
    All-girls 
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada 1
    416-920-6265 ext. 26

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • 950 S. Brehm Lane
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    618-457-0371

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 102 students
  • 1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    903-894-5000

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 645 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800)948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 298 students
  • 200 N. Carlisle St.
    New BloomfieldPA 17068
    717-582-2121

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 85 students
  • CFS, The School at Church Farm
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    PO Box 2000
    PaoliPA 19301
    610-3635346

    Grades: Pre-K-2, PG | 187 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    314-692-6640

    Grades: 6-12 | 815 students
  • 10 Main Street
    CheshireCT 06410
    (203) 439-7250

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 400 students
  • Christ School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (800) 422-3212

    Grades: 8-12 | 272 students
  • 1003 Main Street West
    Hamilton, ONCanada L8S 4P3
    905-572-7883ext2805

    Grades: 7-12 | 1800 students
  • 20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR 97378
    800-626-6610

    Grades: 3-12 | K-12 (day) | 271 students
  • P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    800-287-9197

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 215 students
  • P.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
    HardwickMA 01037
    413-477-6000

    Grades: 8-12 | 220 students
  • 8150 Oliver Rd.
    EriePA 16510
    814-866-6979

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 295 students
  • 447 W. Meadow Circle
    RichfieldUT 84701
    4356335326

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 10 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    1-800-946-7773

    Grades: 7-12 | 170 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-GO-2-FUMA

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 535 students
  • 280 King Street East
    BrockvilleCanada K6V1E2
    16133419330

    Grades: 7-10 | 108 students
  • 300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    410-559-3111

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 298 students
  • 3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440) 275-2811 x225

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 110 students
  • 14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    802-387-4545

    Grades: 6-12 | 50 students
  • Grier School
    All-girls 
    P.O. Box 308
    TyronePA 16686
    (814)684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 307 students
  • Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    978-448-7510

    Grades: 8-12 | 381 students
  • 28 Patey Circle
    RindgeNH 03461
    603-899-3325

    Grades: 3-12 | 22 students
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