Band At Boarding Schools
- There are 23 boarding schools offering band as an extracurricular activity.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo - Wisconsin Lutheran High School's 2018 graduates averaged more than $38,000 per student in scholarships to some of the nation's most prestigious schools, including Harvard College, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, University of Michigan, New York University, Boston College, Villanova University, University of Miami, Purdue University, Rutgers University, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Martin Luther College and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Amerigo Chicago Marian Catholic High School Photo - As a college preparatory high school, Marian Catholic develops in students essential skills for post-secondary education. In addition, Marian Catholic provides a flexible curriculum of liberal, fine and practical arts, opening students to a variety of career choices.
Sunshine Bible Academy Photo - The Timothy Seaman Memorial Chapel is home to weekly chapel services as well as hosting special events and speakers throughout the year.
Riverside Military Academy Photo - Riverside Military Academy cadet officers stand at attention during a parade on Maginnis Field.
Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - Randolph-Macon Academy's Flight Program includes a drone class called Unmanned Flight Operations. Students finish with the knowledge base for the FAA exam so they can obtain their commercial drone license if they so desire. This class is just one of the innovative offerings at R-MA.
Bishop's College School Photo - Our mission is simple: to create a caring community of learning and development where cultures connect and individuals matter. Our commitment to excellence in academics, wellness, athletics, creativity, and service contribute to a lifetime of engagement and global competence
Gould Academy Photo - Gould Academy offers the only Ski Patrol Program recognized by the National Ski Patrol. Once our students earn their 'jackets,' they are certified to work for the National Ski Patrol at any mountain in the U.S.
Amerigo Twin Cities Cretin-Derham Hall Photo - Cretin-Derham Hall is dedicated to providing students with a premier education and avenues to succeed at the university level and beyond.
Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
Westminster School Photo - Gund Reading Room in the Cole Library, a stunning place to study, meet and hold events.
Band Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
- 700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Grades: 9-12 | 1006 students
- 811 W. Donovan Street
Houston, TX 77091
Grades: 9-12 | 573 students
- 2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
Grades: 9-12 | 845 students
- 1615 Mater Dei Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Grades: 9-12 | 869 students
- 550 S. Albert St.
Saint Paul, MN 55116
Grades: 9-12 | 1030 students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
- 404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Grades: 4-9 | 165 students
- 22520 Mount Michael Road
Elkhorn, NE 68022
Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
- 304 S. Beach Blvd.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
Grades: 7-12 | 386 students
- 400 Sunshine Drive
Miller, SD 57362
Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 100 students
- 13051 Whittington Dr.
Houston, TX 77077
Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1750 students
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