There are 96 college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout New England.
We encourage a student's life-long relationship with the arts, challenging her to find her own confident artistic voice and to gain a respect for artistic tradition based on our belief that the arts are an intrinsic part of the human experience.
Canterbury dedicated a state-of-the-art artificial turf field for soccer and field hockey in the spring of 2014.
Milton’s orchestra includes over 115 musicians. The Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Singers travel during spring break to perform in places like Prague, England, Ireland, Italy and China.
Science classes usually involve labwork, the theoretical applied in hands-on learning. (Note the lab glasses atop the girls' heads.)
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.
The student-and-faculty-run work program is at the center of the Buxton work experience. Twice a week, the school forms into crews that take on a variety of valuable tasks to maintain the school. Buxton students take pride in the fact that they care for the school themselves. Fundamental to a Buxton education is the belief that you learn by doing.
A vibrant arts program offers great opportunity for creativity or for building a college portfolio in AP art.
Stoneleigh-Burnham School is defined by its uniquely supportive and caring community. Girls flourish here as they are challenged to push themselves and to take risks in their learning. With class sizes that average under 10 students, there is no back row in which to hide. Each girl will contribute to every class with her unique opinions and ideas.
The Outdoor Leadership Program allows students to explore and challenge themselves in multiple areas of our 100+ acre campus and the surrounding rivers and mountains of Northwest Connecticut.
The dormitory is the center of social life for students. Greenwood students socialize in two common rooms equipped with couches, games, books and other entertainment options. At Greenwood, teachers share residential duties including study hall, dormitory supervision and weekend supervision to ensure continuity between the residential and academic settings.
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.
New England Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
Grades: 9-12 | 30 students
94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 220 students
PO Box 292
North Bridgton, ME 04057
Grades: 11-12, PG | 200 students
291 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
Grades: 9-12 | 90 students
101 Aspetuck Avenue
New Milford, CT 06776
Grades: 9-12, PG | 320 students
62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
Grades: 6-9 | 214 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
18 Lehmann Way, PO Box 522
Dublin, NH 03444
Grades: 9-12 | 153 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
230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 251 students
48 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
Grades: 7-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 475 students
975 West Main Street
Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
Grades: 9-12, PG | 435 students
745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
Grades: 9-12, PG | 578 students
23 Union Street
Blue Hill, ME 04614
Grades: 9-12 | 311 students
PO Box 860
Bethel, ME 04217
Grades: 9-12, PG | 255 students
1 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922
Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
November 20, 2016
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November 17, 2016
If you are just beginning to explore boarding schools, this article will give you an overview of the subject. We also point out a couple of things to watch for as you begin your exploration.
November 09, 2016
The New England Preparatory School Athletic Council was founded in 1942. It has grown from eleven schools to over one hundred sixty schools. More about NEPSAC and private school sports here.