Best Climbing Boarding Schools (2021)
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.
Holderness School Photo - Our alumni consistently tell us that our student run Job Program was formative for their future success, noting proudly that they were supervisors, event planners, and project managers before they even graduated high school.
The White Mountain School Photo - All students complete an independent project through our LASR program. LASR stands for Leadership, Arts, Service, and Research. These general categories demonstrate the range of projects that students choose to undertake. This program is our way of saying that passion matters, and that we know each and every student has a spark that we want to help focus.
Ashbury College Photo - Graduating students throw their school ties in the air after receiving their diplomas.
Asheville School Photo - Boyd Chapel. Our Core Values are perseverance, integrity, respect, and compassion.
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
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
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.
Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Experience Global Immersion in the American West. Our incredible 1100 acre campus sits at the foot of Colorado's Rocky Mountains on a veritable nature preserve amidst the bustling city of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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.
Brentwood College School Photo - Crooks Hall, our oceanfront dining room and student services centre, is designed to be a warm, welcoming, west coast style facility, which is student friendly and environmentally responsible.For students, it is a one-stop social experience and the heart of campus where everyone can eat, relax, socialize, buy school supplies, pick up laundry, and host meetings.
Brewster Academy Photo - Freshwater Ecology students access the largest freshwater laboratory in the state (Lake Winnipesaukee), without leaving campus.
Proctor Academy Photo - Proctor`s campus includes over forty-five buildings, twenty small dormitories, its own privately owned and operated ski hill, state of the art classrooms and art facilities, 3,000 acres of forest and ponds surrounding beautiful natural and synthetic playing fields that are tucked against Ragged Mountain`s south slope.
Top Climbing Boarding Schools (2021)
- School Location Grades Students
- PO Box 388
Balsam, NC 28707
Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
- Route de Belfort 10
Porrentruy, Switzerland 2900
Grades: 6-12, PG | 3-12, PG (day) | 160 students
6085 Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland 6085
Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
- 4800 139th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
Grades: 8-12 | 5-12 (day) | 300 students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
- 211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 300 students
- 255 Squaw Valley Road | P.O. Box 2180
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
Grades: 9-12, PG | 70 students
- Chemin de la Source
Leysin, Switzerland 1854
Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students
- 4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grades: 4-9 | 76 students
- 2635 Oak Hill Road
Mouth of Wilson, VA 24363
Grades: 8-12 | 140 students
Families who live outside the United States and who are not American citizens or Permanent Residents have to deal with a couple of additional steps when thinking of sending their children to an American boarding school.
Determining which programs are 'must haves' is an important part of choosing the right boarding school for your child.
Are you wondering whether boarding school is right for your child? Answer these five questions and you will be better able to determine whether it is.