Top Basketball Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 289 top boarding schools offering Basketball as an interscholastic sport, serving 121,638 students.
St. Croix Academy Photo - St. Croix's lakeside family-style dormitory was built in 2015 and is located on a beautiful lake with walkways to the Mississippi River and within walking distance of over 50 shops and restaurants.
Cotter Schools Photo - Successful math team - Cotter Schools has placed first or second in State competition the last 20 years!
Woodside Priory School (Priory) Photo - The Priory is a Benedictine Catholic, independent college preparatory school. Founded by Hungarian monks in the 1950's, Priory has been an international school from its very beginning.
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.
Riverstone International School Photo - Welcome to Riverstone International School! We look forward to welcoming you to our school in beautiful Boise, Idaho!
The Taft School Photo - More than a century has passed since Mr. Taft founded our school. While the world and the school have changed dramatically, his fundamental values endure: work hard, without regard for public acclaim; develop all your talents: academic, artistic, and athletic; and most importantly, give of yourself to others.
Vermont Academy Photo - Vermont Academy students are curious and adventurous. They are innovators and tinkerers. They feel free to take risks and try new things.
Solebury School Photo - Solebury School's Math and Science (STEM) program offers students opportunities to pursue AP and Honors classes, as well as Engineering courses that will prepare them for college.
Delphian School Photo - Delphian is located just one hour from Portland, OR. on a large 720 acre wooded campus. The residential community is in constant motion, alive with students from all around the world.
St. George's School, Vancouver Photo - St. George's School mission: Building Fine Young Men. One Boy at a Time.
Thomas Jefferson School Photo - Congrats to our class of 2018! Next stops: Missouri University of Science and Technology | American University | Smith College (x2) | Knox College | Washington University in St. Louis (x2) | University of Aberdeen | St. Louis College of Pharmacy | Johns Hopkins University
Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
Top Basketball Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 563 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, HI 96826
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 2020 students
- 54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
- 345 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Grades: 9-12, PG | 40 students
- 4001 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Grades: 9-12 | 425 students
- 700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Grades: 9-12 | 1006 students
- 1 Carmel Parkway
Mundelein, IL 60060
Grades: 9-12 | 1200 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
- 4026 Maher St.
Napa, CA 94558
Grades: 9-12 | 580 students
- 112 Broad Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Grades: 9-12 | 790 students
- 1615 Mater Dei Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Grades: 9-12 | 869 students
- 1500 Benicia Road
Vallejo, CA 94591
Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
- 550 S. Albert St.
Saint Paul, MN 55116
Grades: 9-12 | 1030 students
- 120 Prospect Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 275 students
- 84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grades: 9-10 | 51 students
- 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 224 students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
- 955 Harbourside Drive
North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7P 3S4
Grades: 8-12 | 650 students
- 7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1700 students
- 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
Atlanta, GA 30350
Grades: 6-12, PG | 150 students
- 10 Elm Avenue
Toronto, Canada 00000
Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
- 234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
Jeju-do, South Korea 63644
Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 886 students
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