There are 33 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Massachusetts.
The NMH farm is a small, diversified New England farm. Maple sugaring is our largest single agricultural endeavor. Our 2,200 taps produce about 24,000 gallons of sap, which boils down to approximately 600 gallons of syrup. We also make ice cream, milk and cheese from our dairy cows; produce apple cider, syrup, and jelly; and raise pigs and chickens.
Alumnus of the School, Adam Pistel (Suffield class of 2008) weaves his way through the defense. Adam was recently named to the WNEPSAC All Star Team.
The Student Center is one of the most popular hubs of activity on campus. Two plasma televisions, a ping pong table, snack bar, computer stations and wireless internet access, two fireplaces and a book store make this an ideal home away from home for both day students and boarders.
Up here on our Hilltop, we see things a little differently than at other New England independent schools.
Social Justice is a priority for us, and it shows in our curriculum. We are proud to be the first independent high school in the country to institute a Social Justice Graduation Requirement, and we have over 80 courses that focus on issues of human rights, diversity, social justice, activism, and structures of power and oppression.
Dorm-life offers students the opportunity to connect closely with friends and classmates from all over the country and world. Deerfield 'feeds' are famous for bringing corridor residents together over tasty treats and great conversation.
In the classroom, girls discuss everything from politics, health care reform, Asian poetry, and electric cars to Greek mythology and the symbolism in Sandra Cisneros's House on Mango Street. They test their theories in Advanced Placement Statistics, explore their curiosities in Graphic Design, and build their resumes in the real-world experiences of our Horizons program.
Experimentation. Exploration. Creativity. Dana Hall's visual artists are sensitive observers of themselves and the world around them.
Founded in 1907, Berkshire is a co-ed boarding and day school for grades 9-12 & PG. Advanced Math/Science Research, Advanced Humanities Research, STEAM, championship athletics and a range of arts offerings on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.
Massachusetts Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 220 students
291 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
Grades: 9-12 | 90 students
2001 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
39 School Street, P.O. Box 8000
Ashburnham, MA 01430
Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students
45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day) | 482 students
P.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
Hardwick, MA 01037
Grades: 8-12 | 220 students
271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 6-9 | 247 students
48 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
Grades: 7-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 475 students
1 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922
Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Grades: 5-9 | 145 students
P.O. Box 227
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
Grades: 9-12 | 2-12 (day) | 476 students
26 Powderhouse Road, PO Box 992
Groton, MA 01450
Grades: 9-12 | 397 students
66 School Street
Granby, MA 01033
Grades: 6-12, PG | 294 students
12 Highland Street
Natick, MA 01760
Grades: 9-12, PG | 295 students
172 Ash Street
Winchendon, MA 01475
Grades: 9-12, PG | 250 students
81 Providence Street
Worcester, MA 01604
Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 595 students
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November 09, 2016
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