Best All-Girls Boarding Schools (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 22 all-girls boarding schools serving 6,601 students located throughout the US and Canada.
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The Madeira School Photo - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
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The Madeira School Photo - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
Academy of the Holy Family Photo - May 2019 Prom (Freshmen)
Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
Westover School Photo
Emma Willard School Photo
Buffalo Seminary Photo - SEM is located in the heart of the historic Elmwood Village neighborhood of Buffalo, NY, just steps from cafes, shops and art galleries. As an urban boarding school, SEM students enjoy the culture, entertainment and shopping that only a city can offer.
Stoneleigh-Burnham School Photo - Stoneleigh-Burnham offers one of the premier equestrian centers among secondary schools in the UnitedStates. Our equestrian center is located on campus and every rider, from the complete novice to the advanced jumper, receives personalized instruction from experienced coaches that reflects her interests, goals, and abilities.
Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School, established in 1842, is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12 in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the fourth oldest girls' boarding/day school in the United States.
Miss Hall's School Photo - "The best thing about MHS is how friendly everyone is and how easy it is to become part of the community. I had an abundance of new friends on the first day of orientation, and I had bonded with my teachers by the end of the first week of classes." - Current Student
Oldfields School Photo - Oldfields' campus is 140 acres located in Maryland's scenic horse country, close to the cultural centers of Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City and within driving distance of natural resources like the Chesapeake Bay, Appalachian Mountains, and Atlantic beaches. In addition, the international airport BWI is only 30 minutes away.
Garrison Forest School Photo - View of Shriver Hall, which houses the health suite and dorm rooms for boarders.
Santa Catalina School Photo - Volleyball in the Gym
Chatham Hall Photo - Our traditions are a vital force: They bridge the generations, bond students, and help us continually build our community. Best of all, they're a lot of fun (and they help make Chatham Hall the unique place it is).
Miss Porter's School Photo
St. Margaret's School Photo - BELIEVE IN SOMETHING GREATER. * What kind of person will you be? Honest? Trustworthy? Responsible? * Our honor code inspires a culture of honesty and promotes trust in one another. * We have confidence that you will do the right thing, even when no one is watching. * We believe in you.
The Ethel Walker School Photo - Beaver Brook Building - This building houses many of our academic classes as well as administrative offices, meeting spaces, art rooms, and our computer lab.
Grier School Photo
Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Photo - Situated on 19 acres, the Forest Ridge campus is home to 9 different buildings, including the Lee Theatre and Performing Arts Center and Shumway Field. In 2006, the school added a new High School building and Sacred Heart Center.
St. Timothy's School Photo - The Commons is equal parts living room and dining room. The newest building on campus, the Commons is a gathering space that houses the dining hall and the new Redlands Cafe.

Top All-Girls Boarding Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - School year 2020-2021
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860) 822-6279

    Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
  • Branksome Hall
    Branksome Hall Photo
    All-girls 
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada m4w 1n4
    (416) 920-9741

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • 234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    82649025000

    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 920 students
  • Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our oldest tradition may be forward thinking but we are anchored in many other traditions too. Roses and white dresses for commencement. Our Social & Academic Honor Code. Morning Meeting to start the day. ..
    All-girls 
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716) 885-6780

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 173 students
  • Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Our traditions are a vital force: They bridge the generations, bond students, and help us continually build our community. Best of all, they're a lot of fun (and they help make Chatham Hall the unique place it is).
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434) 432-5516

    Grades: 9-12 | 150 students
  • Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - The Dana Hall Dragons are ready to roar.
    All-girls 
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781) 489-1331

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day) | 468 students
  • 285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518) 833-1320

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 355 students
  • 230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408-4200

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
  • 4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425) 641-0700

    Grades: 8-12 | 5-12 (day) | 300 students
  • Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
    All-girls 
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540) 687-4340

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 175 students
  • 300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410) 559-3111

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 548 students
  • Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-girls 
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 275 students
  • The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-girls 
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703) 556-8273

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 324 students
  • Miss Hall's School
    Miss Hall's School Photo - A talented, supportive community of learners awaits you at MHS. Our faculty are dedicated mentors who are passionate about their subjects and creative in their teaching, unafraid to ditch the textbook in favor of collaborative, project-based learning.
    All-girls 
    492 Holmes Road
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413) 499-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 170 students
  • 60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860) 409-3530

    Grades: 9-12 | 332 students
  • Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - Oldfields School`s Mission is to embrace each student`s authentic self, educate through collaboration, empower the individual voice, and inspire confidence and continual growth, leading to a life of purpose.
    All-girls 
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    (443) 662-1050

    Grades: 8-12 | 100 students
  • St. Margaret's School
    St. Margaret's School Photo - WE BELIEVE YOU BELONG HERE. * 10 acre historic waterfront campus * 42 acre athletic complex * Within 2 hours of Washington, DC, Richmond, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, and Virginia Beach
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    PO Box 158, 444 Water Lane
    TappahannockVA 22560
    (804) 443-3357

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
  • Saint Mary's School
    Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School offers a historic, 23-acre campus in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina, and is only minutes from the renowned Research Triangle. Its unique location provides a vibrant 24/7 campus with unlimited opportunities for learning both on and off campus.
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    900 Hillsborough Street
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919) 424-4100

    Grades: 9-12 | 302 students
  • St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo - Completed in 2012, Dixon Hall is our state-of-the-art academic building. The technology-rich facility features the Taft Lecture Hall, the Coleman World Languages and Cultures Center, and a Center for Learning and Teaching.
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD 21153
    (410) 486-7401

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 students
  • Santa Catalina School
    Santa Catalina School Photo - Come visit our beautiful campus in Monterey, California! Call the admission office at 831.655.9356 or email admission@santacatalina.org to schedule your visit.
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831) 655-9356

    Grades: 9-12 | 209 students
  • 574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    (413) 774-2711

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 150 students
  • Westover School
    Westover School Photo
    All-girls 
    1237 Whittemore Rd.
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    (203) 577-4521

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 189 students
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