Top Connecticut Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 27 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Connecticut, serving 9,739 students.
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
The Rectory School Photo - Our girls are competitors in soccer, softball, cross-country, fencing, basketball, ice hockey, lacrosse, equestrian, tennis, and golf.
Avon Old Farms School Photo - Our 860 acre campus is comprised of breathtaking panoramic vistas; rustic hiking trails; a serene pond for swimming and fishing; and abundant seasonal foliage.
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.
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.
The Marvelwood School Photo - The math curriculum offers AP and Honors level classes, as well as small-group tutoring
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.
Canterbury School Photo - Canterbury's student to teacher ratio is 11:1. The curriculum is extensive.
Choate Rosemary Hall Photo - Choate has adopted a one-to-one iPad program. We have taken the iPad, a transformative device in our students' personal lives and made it a powerful ally in our academic work and in the classroom.
Rumsey Hall School Photo - Rumsey Hall School, located in the Bantam River Valley in Washington Depot, CT, is set on a 147-acre campus featuring Math and Science Buildings, Library, Fine Arts Building, Performing Arts Center, Two Gymnasiums, Indoor and Outdoor Tennis Courts, 7 Athletic Fields, Hockey Rink, Dining Hall and Dormitories
Top Connecticut Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
- 230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
- 211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
Grades: 6-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 239 students
- 26 Chase Road
Thompson, CT 06277
Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 140 students
- 201 Romford Road
Washington Depot, CT 06794
Grades: 5-9 | K-9 (day) | 336 students
- 45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
- 253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442
Grades: 6-9 | 14 students
- 58 Harrison Lane
Bethlehem, CT 06751
Grades: 9-12 | 42 students
- 57 Academy Rd.Woodstock, CT 06281
Woodstock, CT 06281
Grades: 9-12, PG | 1050 students
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