Top Christian-specific Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 9 top Christian-specific boarding schools located throughout the United States and Canada, serving 3,189 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.
Michigan Lutheran High School Photo - Michigan Lutheran High School opened its best-in-class dormitory in August 2014. We are only one of six boarding schools recognized by the state of Michigan.
The Stony Brook School Photo - Trips to New York City, Open Dorms, faculty Open Houses, outdoor excursions, ski trips, vans to the mall and movies, concerts, dances, and a wide range of Community Service opportunities are a just few of the many optional weekend activities offered at Stony Brook.
The King's Academy Photo - The King's Academy's tranquil campus is located just outside the city of Knoxville near the majestic Great Smoky Mountains.
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.
Top Christian-specific Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
Hauula, HI 96717
Grades: 5-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | n/a students
- PO BOX 1000748 S. Main St.
Freeman, SD 57029
Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 80 students
- 615 East Marquette Woods Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grades: 9-12 | 118 students
- 1200 Oakdale Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55118
Grades: 6-12 | 500 students
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