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).

Top Arts Boarding Schools (2020-21)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805) 646-4343

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 100 students
  • 52500 Temecula Road
    IdyllwildCA 92549
    (951) 468-7223

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 320 students
  • 4000 M 137 Hwy
    InterlochenMI 49643
    (231) 276-7472

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 552 students
  • 12 Highland Street
    NatickMA 01760
    (508) 650-5020

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 284 students
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