Top Florida Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 11 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Florida, serving 10,557 students.
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.
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.
North Broward Preparatory School Photo - Within the picturesque grounds of North Broward's campus, students from Florida and around the world are warmly welcomed by talented and caring faculty and staff into a warm and nurturing environment.
Amerigo Boca Raton Saint John Paul II Academy Photo - Located on nearly 30 beautiful acres, Saint John Paul II Academy provides an environment for students to grow as scholars and as active members of their community.
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!
Top Florida Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 4001 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Grades: 9-12 | 425 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
- 7600 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1620 students
- 22000 Hwy 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859
Grades: 6-12 | 117 students
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