Best Connecticut Boarding Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 8,786 students located throughout Connecticut.
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Suffield Academy Photo - The Bell on Suffield's Bell Hill is a central school symbol. All students ring it after receiving their Suffield diplomas at Commencement, and victorious athletic teams ring it throughout the year.
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Suffield Academy Photo - The Bell on Suffield's Bell Hill is a central school symbol. All students ring it after receiving their Suffield diplomas at Commencement, and victorious athletic teams ring it throughout the year.
Choate Rosemary Hall Photo
Canterbury School Photo - Canterbury offers its athletes the facilities they need to excel, from one of the best aquatics centers in New England to our ice rink, nine playing fields, squash courts, and rowing site on the Housatonic River.
Loomis Chaffee Photo - Collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and communication - four competencies in which all Loomis students become skilled practitioners.
Westover School Photo
Academy of the Holy Family Photo - May 2019 Prom (Freshmen)
Avon Old Farms School Photo - Because of the quality and experience of the faculty/staff and the careful organization of time set aside for personal instruction and guidance, we believe that a boy will find a superior academic program at Avon Old Farms.
Rumsey Hall School Photo
Indian Mountain School
Rectory School Photo - At Rectory, our students learn by doing. Our academic philosophy focuses on hands on learning, student choice, and teaching students how to advocate for themselves.
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.
Cheshire Academy Photo - Bowden Hall, completed in 1796, is the oldest schoolhouse in continuous use in the state of Connecticut. Founded in 1794, Cheshire Academy is the 10th oldest boarding school in the US.
The Ethel Walker School Photo - Beaver Brook Building - This building houses many of our academic classes as well as administrative offices, meeting spaces, art rooms, and our computer lab.
Forman School Photo - Forman has a total of 13 dormitories on campus. The majority (85%) of students are boarders, but day students are invited to participate fully in evening study halls, meals, social events and other campus activities.
Pomfret School Photo
St. Thomas More School Photo
Kent School Photo - Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
Miss Porter's School Photo
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
Marianapolis Preparatory School Photo - St. Albert's dormitory

Top Connecticut Boarding Schools (2022)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Academy of the Holy Family
    Academy of the Holy Family Photo - School year 2020-2021
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    54 W. Main Street Box 691
    BalticCT 06330
    (860) 822-6279

    Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
  • 500 Old Farms Road
    AvonCT 06001
    (800) 464-2866

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 405 students
  • 101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT 06776
    (860) 210-3832

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 325 students
  • 10 Main Street
    CheshireCT 06410
    (203) 439-7250

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 344 students
  • 333 Christian Street
    WallingfordCT 06492
    (203) 697-2239

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 867 students
  • 230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408-4200

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
  • 12 Norfolk Road, P.O. Box 80
    LitchfieldCT 06759
    (860) 567-1802

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 240 students
  • 99 Green Hill Road
    WashingtonCT 06793
    (860) 868-7334

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 315 students
  • 11 Interlaken Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (860) 435-3102

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 612 students
  • 211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (435) 480-0871

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 315 students
  • Kent School
    Kent School Photo - Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 2006
    KentCT 06757
    (860) 927-6111

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 520 students
  • 4 Batchelder Road
    WindsorCT 06095
    (860) 687-6400

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 726 students
  • 26 Chase Road
    ThompsonCT 06277
    (860) 923-9245

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 350 students
  • 476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    (860) 927-0047

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 120 students
  • 60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860) 409-3530

    Grades: 9-12 | 332 students
  • The Oxford Academy
    All-boys  (Anglican)
    1393 Boston Post Road
    WestbrookCT 06498
    (860) 399-6247

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 48 students
  • PO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    (860) 963-6120

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 367 students
  • P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    (860) 928-1328

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
  • 201 Romford Rd.
    WashingtonCT 06794

    Grades: 5-9 | K-9 (day) | 316 students
  • 45 Cottage Road
    OakdaleCT 06370
    (860) 823-3861

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 130 students
  • Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo - Salisbury School
    All-boys 
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    (860) 435-5732

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 310 students
  • 253 Bushy Hill Road
    IvorytonCT 06442
    (860) 767-0848

    Grades: 6-9 | 14 students
  • Suffield Academy
    SuffieldCT 06078
    (860) 386-4440

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 415 students
  • 110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    (860) 945-7700

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 601 students
  • 995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408-3060

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students
  • Westover School
    Westover School Photo
    All-girls 
    1237 Whittemore Rd.
    MiddleburyCT 06762
    (203) 577-4521

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 188 students
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