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College et Lycee Saint-Charles Photo - Students in the computer lab learning technology skills from our technology teacher. Our campus is infused with technology for student and teacher use.
The Thacher School Photo - "Education is not merely the making of scholars. It is the making of men and women. It is the training of the younger generation in the art of living for their own greatest good and the greatest good of their fellow citizens." -Sherman Day Thacher
St. Stephen's Episcopal School Photo
Sandy Spring Friends School Photo - Close knit community
Oak Hill Academy Photo
Northwood School Photo - Northwood School is set on an 88 acre campus, walking distance from the village of Lake Placid, NY and based in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park.
Asia Pacific International School Hawaii Photo
North Country School Photo - North Country School's 220-acre campus is located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake Placid, New York, a popular resort town and the site of two Winter Olympic Games. Many of our buildings use solar energy and biomass heating to help reduce the school's carbon footprint and to teach and model responsible and sustainable living practices.
EF Academy Oxford Photo - EF Academy Oxford's is a 20-minute walk from Oxford's city center. Centered around a restored, centuries-old mansion known as Cotuit Hall.
The Madeira School Photo - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
Steamboat Mountain School Photo
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
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
Leysin American School in Switzerland (LAS) Photo - Belle Epoque Campus
Episcopal High School Photo
Sun Valley Community School Photo - Our location allows students to enjoy a wide range of mountain activities that span four seasons. Students participate in alpine, big mountain, cross-country, freeski, and backcountry skiing, hiking, whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, figure skating, hockey, and more.
St. Michaels University School Photo - Learning is hands on, with students often leaving campus to experience real-world examples of what they are studying. An example is this AP Environmental Science field trip to the Bamfield Marine Centre.
Idyllwild Arts Academy Photo - Idyllwild Arts Academy is home to 310 students from 35 countries and 26 US states, all devoted to intensive study of the arts. Located 2 hours from Los Angeles, 2 hours from San Diego, and 1 hour from Palm Springs, the Academy is an artistic crossroads for Southern California.
Squaw Valley Academy Photo - Lake Tahoe is a premier world-renown resort destination year-round. The blue skies, clear water, dense forests, and deep snow make it a haven for for everyone - from outdoor enthusiasts to authors and explorers.
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.

Top Climbing Boarding Schools (2020-21)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    (828) 456-3435

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • 362 Mariposa Avenue
    OttawaCanada K1M0T3
    (613) 749-9630

    Grades: 9-12 | 4-12 (day) | 715 students
  • 360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828) 254-6345

    Grades: 9-12 | 294 students
  • 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
    HauulaHI 96717
    (808) 670-1909

    Grades: 5-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 70 students
  • 80 chemin Moulton Hill
    Sherbrooke, QuebecCanada J1M 1Z8
    (819) 566-0238

    Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
  • Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434) 985-2811

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • 2735 Mt. Baker Road
    Mill Bay, BC V0R 2P1Canada 1
    (250) 743-5521

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 525 students
  • 80 Academy Drive
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    (603) 569-7200

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 355 students
  • Route de Sauverny 74
    GenevaSwitzerland 1290
    +41 22 775 56 56

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1900 students
  • Route de Belfort 10
    PorrentruySwitzerland 2900
    +41 32 466 11 57

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 3-12, PG (day) | 160 students
  • 500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    (970) 963-2562

    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
  • 454 Academy Drive
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970) 247-5898

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 46 students
  • P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    (800) 287-9197

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 249 students
  • Dorfstrasse
    6085 Hasliberg GoldernSwitzerland 6085
    41339729292

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
  • Pullens Lane Headington
    OxfordUnited Kingdom ox3 0da
    9144956028

    Grades: 11-12 | 188 students
  • 1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    (877) 933-4347

    Grades: 9-12 | 440 students
  • 4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425) 641-0700

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 5-12, PG (day) | 300 students
  • 12 Norfolk Road, P.O. Box 80
    LitchfieldCT 06759
    (860) 567-1802

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 219 students
  • 6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    (719) 391-5251

    Grades: 9-12 | 240 students
  • Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
    All-girls 
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540) 687-4340

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 175 students
  • 14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802) 387-4545

    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
  • Holderness School
    Holderness School Photo - In the Holderness classroom, each student is literally in the front row, with an average class size of 12. We offer AP courses spanning multiple disciplines and encourage students to pursue an intellectual passion of their own in their twelfth-grade year as part of the Senior Thesis program.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH 03264
    (603) 536-1747

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 280 students
  • 52500 Temecula Road
    IdyllwildCA 92549
    (951) 468-7223

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 320 students
  • 211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (435) 480-0871

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 300 students
  • No.11, Anfu Street, Houshayu, Shunyi District
    BeijingChina 101318
    (+86)10-8049-6008

    Grades: 7-12 | K-8 (day) | 950 students
  • 4391 County Rd. 29
    LakefieldCanada K0L2H0
    (705) 652-3324

    Grades: 9-12 | 365 students
  • Chemin de la Source
    LeysinSwitzerland 1854
    0041244934888

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students
  • The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-girls 
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703) 556-8273

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 324 students
  • McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - McCallie's academic programs go beyond merely mastering the necessary material. They excel at teaching students to think. McCallie does not teach courses or subjects; McCallie teaches boys.
    All-boys 
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (800) 234-2163

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 932 students
  • 100 Academy Drive
    MercersburgPA 17236
    (717) 328-6173

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 442 students
  • 70 Main Street
    New HamptonNH 03256
    (603) 677-3401

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 340 students
  • 4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518) 523-9329

    Grades: 4-9 | 70 students
  • 92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518) 523-3382

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 students
  • 2635 Oak Hill Road
    Mouth of WilsonVA 24363
    (276) 579-2619

    Grades: 8-12 | 140 students
  • 204 Main Street - P.O. Box 500
    AndoverNH 03216
    (603) 735-6652

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 370 students
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