Top Florida Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 11 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Florida, serving 9,951 students.
Admiral Farragut Academy Photo - All dorm rooms have a private bathroom and many have waterfront views.
The King's Academy Photo - With 47 Advanced Placement (AP), Honors, and Dual Enrollment courses available, TKA's academic program serves to challenge even the most gifted students. Specified tracks include: Aviation, Business, Law, Engineering, and a nationally recognized Conservatory of the Arts program.
IMG Academy Photo - IMG Academy's state-of-the-art Academic Center was completed in August of 2015. With over 72,000 square feet of learning space, students have all of the resources they need to succeed in the classroom.
Windermere Preparatory School Photo - Windermere Preparatory School hosts unrivaled athletic facilities including a swimming pool, gymnasium, weight room, track, athletic courts & fields, and Sports Performance Center.
Montverde Academy Photo - Montverde Academy offers considerable advantages to parents and students seeking the highest quality education for entrance into the world's elite colleges and universities. Montverde Academy is an international, coeducational, independent college preparatory school for grades PK3-12, with our boarding program serving grades 7-12, and post-graduate studies located conveniently in beautiful central Florida. Come and see the Montverde difference today!
Florida Prep Photo - Florida Prep accepts boarding & day students in grades 6-12. The school teaches an innovative 21st Century Skills and Values program and offers students, 15 and over, the opportunity to train for a Private Pilots License through its Flight School.
Top Florida Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 4001 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
- 7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1700 students
- 8401 Belvedere Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1550 students
- 17235 Seventh Street
Montverde, FL 34756
Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1300 students
- 7600 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Grades: 9-12 | 1550 students
- 22000 Hwy 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859
Grades: 6-12 | 105 students
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