Top Diving Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 39 top boarding schools offering Diving as an interscholastic sport, serving 24,899 students.
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.
Milton Academy Photo - The typical class size at Milton is 14 students. Classes meet around the Harkness table, where students and faculty share dialogue, inquiry and reflection.
McCallie School Photo - Through coordinate activities with our sister school GPS, our students interact with young women on a daily basis.
Darlington School Photo - We are proud to say that 100 percent of our graduates go on to college, earning more than $8 million in scholarships each year.
Stevenson School Photo - Outdoor Education: Afternoon surfing, day hikes, weekend camping trips, and an 11-day wilderness trek introduce students to the wilderness environment while emphasizing the development of a positive attitude toward challenging situations.
Cotter Schools Photo - Successful math team - Cotter Schools has placed first or second in State competition the last 20 years!
Canterbury School Photo - Canterbury's student to teacher ratio is 11:1. The curriculum is extensive.
The Williston Northampton School Photo - Williston promises an academic culture that respects your ability to think for yourself and gives you the right balance of structure and freedom to make the most of it. You'll be immersed in a challenging curriculum that cultivates active, lifelong learning. And with an average class size of 13 students, your teachers are truly going to know you.
Top Diving Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 563 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, HI 96826
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 2020 students
- 7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1700 students
- via Cavour 13
Lanciano (CH), Italy 66034
Grades: 9-12, PG | 60 students
- 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
Grades: 6-12 | 850 students
- 22520 Mount Michael Road
Elkhorn, NE 68022
Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
- 2132 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Grades: 9-12 | 899 students
- 4129 Lake Shore Road
Hamburg, NY 14075
Grades: 9-12 | 520 students
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