Top Arts Boarding Schools

  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 3 top pre-professional arts boarding schools located within the United States, serving 702 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 (2019-20)

  • 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 | 318 students
  • 12 Highland Street
    NatickMA 01760
    (508)650-5020

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 284 students
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