Best Connecticut Boarding Schools (2021)
Kent School Photo - Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
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.
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.
Westminster School Photo - Gund Reading Room in the Cole Library, a stunning place to study, meet and hold events.
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.
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.
Marvelwood School Photo - Community Service Wednesday is an important part of the weekly schedule and the mission of the School.
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.
Top Connecticut Boarding Schools (2021)
- 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: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
- 99 Green Hill Road
Washington, CT 06793
Grades: 9-12, PG | 300 students
- 211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 300 students
- 26 Chase Road
Thompson, CT 06277
Grades: 9-12, PG | 350 students
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 120 students
- 201 Romford Rd.
Washington, CT 06794
Grades: 5-9 | K-9 (day) | 316 students
- 45 Cottage Road
Oakdale, CT 06370
Grades: 8-12, PG | 130 students
- 253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442
Grades: 6-9 | 14 students
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