Top Arts Boarding Schools
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 4 top pre-professional arts boarding schools located within the United States, serving 1,256 students.
- While college-prep boarding schools generally have excellent arts programs, the schools below specialize further in helping students train and become artists in a variety of fields such as music, visual arts, theatre, ballet, and creative writing.
- Students are prepared for entrance into either traditional colleges or specialty schools like music conservatories (e.g., Juilliard).
Besant Hill School Photo - A spectacular view of the Topa Topa mountains from the common room in our Phoenix dorm. Students gather here for study sessions, snacks and social activities.
Idyllwild Arts Academy Photo - Idyllwild Arts Academy is home to 310 students from 35 countries and 26 US states, all devoted to intensive study of the arts. Located 2 hours from Los Angeles, 2 hours from San Diego, and 1 hour from Palm Springs, the Academy is an artistic crossroads for Southern California.
Top Arts Boarding Schools (2020-21)
- School Location Grades Students
- 4000 M 137 Hwy
Interlochen, MI 49643
Grades: 9-12, PG | 552 students
Several things make boarding school special. The learning, the community, the sports. All these and more.
A private school in its infancy is quite different from the mature community it becomes over time. I wonder what the founders of these five schools would think about them today. I bet they would be very proud of their creations.
Sending our children off to boarding school in the fall of 2020 raises questions about their safety and other corona virus issues. We address some of your concerns here.