Best Connecticut Boarding Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 26 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 8,809 students located throughout Connecticut.

Top Connecticut Boarding Schools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Academy of the Holy Family
Academy of the Holy Family Photo - Thanksgiving Dinner
(Catholic)
54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
(860) 822-6279
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
Avon Old Farms School
Avon Old Farms School Photo - Nestled among Cotswold-inspired architecture on 860 acres in the Farmington Valley, Avon Old Farms stands as the leader in preparing boys to become men.
(6)
500 Old Farms Road
Avon, CT 06001
(800) 464-2866
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 405 students
Canterbury School
Canterbury School Photo - At Canterbury, you will develop the skills most essential to meeting future challenges and succeeding in college. These start with critical thinking, excellence in writing, and a solid foundation in digital literacy.
(Catholic)
(1)
101 Aspetuck Avenue
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 210-3832
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 325 students
Cheshire Academy
Cheshire Academy Photo - Our 104 acre (0.42 sq km) campus is in the center of the quiet, beautiful Town of Cheshire, CT. Though just a two hour drive to both Boston and New York, Cheshire is a quiet small town where students are in walking distance of a few area shops and cafes.
(5)
10 Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 439-7250
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 343 students
Choate Rosemary Hall
Choate Rosemary Hall Photo
(30)
333 Christian Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 697-2239
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 867 students
230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 408-4200
Grades: 7-12, PG
6-12, PG (day)
| 236 students
Forman School
Forman School Photo - The Forman Green is at the center of campus life. Surrounded by dorms and faculty homes, it reflects the traditional charm of an historic New England community.
(6)
12 Norfolk Road, P.O. Box 80
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-1802
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 240 students
99 Green Hill Road
Washington, CT 06793
(860) 868-7334
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 315 students
The Hotchkiss School
(9)
11 Interlaken Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
(860) 435-3102
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 612 students
211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
(435) 480-0871
Grades: 5-9
PK-9 (day)
| 300 students
Kent School
Kent School Photo - Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
(Episcopal)
(28)
PO Box 2006
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-6111
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 520 students
Loomis Chaffee
Loomis Chaffee Photo - Loomis` beautiful 300-acre campus is located at the confluence of the Farmington and Connecticut rivers in Windsor, Connecticut. Affectionately referred to as the Island, Loomis is within walking distance of the town`s center, Amtrak train station, and other areas of interest.
(30)
4 Batchelder Road
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 687-6400
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 741 students
Marianapolis Preparatory School
Marianapolis Preparatory School Photo - St. Albert's dormitory
(Catholic)
26 Chase Road
Thompson, CT 06277
(860) 923-9245
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 350 students
Marvelwood School
Marvelwood School Photo - We offer a wide variety of competitive athletics each season.
476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-0047
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 120 students
Miss Porter's School
Miss Porter's School Photo
(5)
60 Main Street
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 409-3530
Grades: 9-12
| 335 students
The Oxford Academy
(Anglican)
1393 Boston Post Road
Westbrook, CT 06498
(860) 399-6247
Grades: 8-12, PG
| 45 students
Pomfret School
Pomfret School Photo
(Non-denom. / Christian)
(8)
PO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
Pomfret, CT 06258
(860) 963-6120
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 350 students
Rectory 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.
(2)
P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
Pomfret, CT 06258
(860) 928-1328
Grades: 5-9
PK-9 (day)
| 250 students
Rumsey Hall School
Rumsey Hall School Photo - Rumsey Hall School campus.
201 Romford Rd.
Washington, CT 06794
(860) 868-0535
Grades: 5-9
PK-9 (day)
| 328 students
St. Thomas More School
St. Thomas More School Photo
(Catholic)
45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
(860) 823-3861
Grades: 8-12, PG
| 130 students
Salisbury School
Salisbury School Photo - Salisbury School
(2)
251 Canaan Road
Salisbury, CT 06068
(860) 435-5732
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 310 students
Steward Outdoor School
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
(Episcopal)
253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442
(860) 767-0848
Grades: 6-9
| 14 students
Suffield Academy
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.
(12)
185 North Main Street Suffield, Connecticut 06078
Suffield, CT 06078
(860) 386-4440
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 415 students
The Taft School
The Taft School Photo - Our beautiful campus features facilities that rival those of many small colleges, including a library with 55,000 print volumes; a 45,000 square foot science and mathematics building; two theaters; two ice hockey rinks; and an 18-hole golf course.
(3)
110 Woodbury Road
Watertown, CT 06795
(860) 945-7700
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 609 students
Westminster School
Westminster School Photo - Gund Reading Room in the Cole Library, a stunning place to study, meet and hold events.
(10)
995 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 408-3060
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 425 students
Westover School
Westover School Photo
(12)
1237 Whittemore Rd.
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 577-4521
Grades: 9-12
| 184 students

Recent Articles

A To Z Of Boarding Schools
A To Z Of Boarding Schools
Make choosing the right boarding school for your child easier with this A To Z list.
Employment: Common Questions And Answers
Employment: Common Questions And Answers
Want a change of pace? Fristrated and overwhelmed by your present teaching position? How about teaching in a boarding school? We answer some of your questions here.
The Gifted Student
October 08, 2022
The Gifted Student
Your child is gifted. Congratulations! It's an awesome responsibility to parent a gifted child. So, what about high school? Check out boarding schools. They offer a rich array of resources and experience for teaching gifted children.

Featured Schools

Featured Schools

Quick Links