Top English as a Second Language Boarding Schools

For the 2021 school year, there are 212 top college-preparatory and junior boarding schools that offer ESL (English as a Second Language), serving 78,852 students.
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Ojai Valley School Photo - OVS students enjoy time hanging out with friends on the 195-acre high school campus, located in a stunning canyon overlooking the Ojai Valley. Throughout the year, student life is punctuated with fun events to balance the academic schedule. These include camping trips, prom and other socials, themed dress days, community service projects, and countless weekend excursions.
Amerigo San Diego Mater Dei Catholic High School Photo
Walnut Hill School for the Arts Photo
The Putney School Photo - The Putney School is located on a working dairy farm. We value the dignity and relevance of physical work, which shows through our Work Program. Students carry out daily chores, collaborate in teams, learn skills, and sometimes lead crews various areas: Barn, Kitchen, Land-Use, Dining & Maintenance.
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.
Collège du Léman Sàrl Photo
Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Photo - Situated on 19 acres, the Forest Ridge campus is home to 9 different buildings, including the Lee Theatre and Performing Arts Center and Shumway Field. In 2006, the school added a new High School building and Sacred Heart Center.
IMG Academy Photo - IMG Academy attracts student-athletes from around the world, with nearly 80 countries represented in each graduating class.
George School Photo - Main Hall
Fulford Academy Photo
The Winchendon School Photo - Winchendon scores!
The Webb School Photo
Cranbrook Schools Photo
St. Johnsbury Academy Photo - Through the Colwell Center for Global Understanding at St. Johnsbury Academy, our students are exposed to many opportunities to travel abroad.
Subiaco Academy Photo - Subiaco Students with Father Cassian
Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
Buxton School Photo - At Buxton, we provide the time, experience, and environment that inspire young people to learn more and go deeper. Our students are doers, both in school and in life. Education at Buxton is not passive; it is a stimulating and constant process of questioning, discovering, synthesizing and sharing.
Westover School Photo
Lake Tahoe Preparatory School Photo - Lake Tahoe is a premier world-renown resort destination year-round. The blue skies, clear water, dense forests, and deep snow make it a haven for for everyone - from outdoor enthusiasts to authors and explorers.
Villanova Preparatory School Photo - Founded in 1924, Villanova Prep is the only Catholic boarding school in the Augustinian tradition. In this supportive environment steeped in Catholic values, students are comfortable taking risks and learning more about themselves throughout their Villanova experience.

Top English as a Second Language Boarding Schools (2021)

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

    Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
  • 501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    (727) 384-5500

    Grades: 8-12 | 320 students
  • 1 Carmel Parkway
    MundeleinIL 60060
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 1150 students
  • 811 W. Donovan Street
    HoustonTX 77091
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 563 students
  • 5430 Torrance Blvd
    TorranceCA 90503

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • 4026 Maher St.
    NapaCA 94558
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 580 students
  • 112 Broad Street
    Red BankNJ 07701
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 705 students
  • 1615 Mater Dei Drive
    Chula VistaCA 91913
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 869 students
  • 550 S. Albert St.
    Saint PaulMN 55116
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 1030 students
  • 120 Prospect Street
    FitchburgMA 01420
    (978) 342-6053

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 275 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888) 762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 300 students
  • 362 Mariposa Avenue
    OttawaCanada K1M 0T3
    (613) 749-9630

    Grades: 9-12 | 4-12 (day) | 715 students
  • 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
    HauulaHI 96717
    (808) 670-1909

    Grades: 5-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 90 students
  • 2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    (925) 362-7223

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 530 students
  • 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-4209

    Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 193 students
  • 8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805) 646-4343

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 100 students
  • 80 chemin Moulton Hill
    Sherbrooke, QuebecCanada J1M 1Z8
    (819) 566-0238

    Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
  • Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434) 985-2811

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • 955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCCanada V7P 3S4
    (604) 998-1000

    Grades: 8-12 | 550 students
  • 7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    (904) 256-5030

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1600 students
  • 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    (770) 394-8177

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 150 students
  • Branksome Hall
    Branksome Hall Photo
    All-girls 
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada m4w 1n4
    (416) 920-9741

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • 234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    82649025000

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 850 students
  • 80 Academy Drive
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    (603) 569-7200

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 355 students
  • Bridgton Academy
    Bridgton Academy Photo - Our Humanities Center is one of two academic buildings on campus, and the hub for our academic administration, Focused Academic Coaching, Academic Support, and the Marcella/Sands Lecture Hall.
    All-boys 
    PO Box 292
    North BridgtonME 04057
    (207) 647-3322

    Grades: 11-12, PG | 185 students
  • 88 Bronte College Court
    Mississauga, OntarioCanada L5B1M9
    (905) 270-7788

    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
  • 1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    (903) 894-5000

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 680 students
  • 291 South Street
    WilliamstownMA 01267
    (413) 458-3919

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 90 students
  • 300 Calverton School Rd
    HuntingtownMD 20639
    (410) 535-0216

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 286 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800) 948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • 62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    (603) 523-3548

    Grades: 6-9 | 225 students
  • 2001 Washington Street
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (857) 400-9700

    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
  • Floor 2, 50/60 Station Road
    CambridgeUnited Kingdom CB1 2JH
    +44 1223 345698

    Grades: 9-12 | 381 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314) 692-6640

    Grades: 6-12 | 850 students
  • 785 Beaver Street
    WalthamMA 02452
    (781) 314-0806

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 180 students
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