Junior Boarding Schools
- There are 118 junior boarding schools located throughout the United States and Canada.
- Junior boarding schools offer boarding opportunities for students grades 8 or lower.
- Note that some boarding schools focus exclusively on the junior boarding experience (and offer only junior boarding grades), while other schools offer both junior and college-prep boarding grades.
- Learn more about the benefits of a junior boarding school.
At MMA, students can broaden their skills and experiences. Elective courses and activities include band, drama, chorus, art and web design. Outside of the classroom, students can earn a private pilot's license via our aviation program. SCUBA, WWII reenactment, rifle team, photography and fencing...these are just a few more unique activities available to cadets.
TEAMWORK!! A lesson better learned outside the classroom. Involvement in extra curricular activities (clubs, sports or band) is not an option because these activities often teach valuable life lessons.
St. Catherine's recognizes the important role that athletics plays in the development of a well-rounded young man. Our physical education program and championship athletic teams seek to develop skills and capabilities that reach far beyond the athletic field.
Students at Stuart Hall School come from all over the nation and the world. Our community is built on mutual trust and academic inquiry, and we seek to develop the personal character, honor, and creativity of each member of our school.
Hargrave Cadet Second Lieutenant Nick Marsoobian - Charlie Company, Class of 2016, on Company Street.
Thornton Academy has been preparing students for a changing world since 1811. A rigorous and broad-based program of academic, arts and athletic opportunities challenges students to reach their potential in readiness for lifelong learning and productive participation in our dynamic world.
At Saint James, athletics are a big part of every day life as they are required of every student, but the focus is on the 'team.'
Royal Imperial Collegiate of Canada is a co-educational, university-preparatory boarding school for grades 7-PG.
Stoneleigh-Burnham offers one of the premier equestrian centers among secondary schools in the U.S. Our equestrian center is located on campus and that means girls can walk from their classes and dorm rooms directly to the barn. Every rider, from the complete novice to the advanced jumper, receives personalized instruction from experienced coaches that reflects her interests, goals, and abilities.
St. Croix students come from over 30 different schools each year. Everyone begins the school year by making new friends.
Junior Boarding Schools (Primary Focus)
- School Location Grades Students
94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 204 students
271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 6-9 | 247 students
48 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
Grades: 7-9 | K-9 (day) | 475 students
404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Grades: 5-9 | 150 students
211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
Grades: 6-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 230 students
4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grades: 4-9 | 65 students
128 Oakland Farm Way
Troy, VA 22974
Grades: 3-8 | 1-8 (day) | 45 students
201 Romford Road
Washington Depot, CT 06794
Grades: 5-9 | K-9 (day) | 336 students
215 N. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
Schools Offering Junior Boarding Grades
- School Location Grades Students
PO Box 388
Balsam, NC 28707
Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
C/ Verge de Montserrat s/n, Cornella de Llobregat
Barcelona, Spain 08940
Grades: 1-12 | 150 students
955 Harbourside Drive
North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7P 3S4
Grades: 8-12 | 580 students
7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1700 students
1701 Brandon Hall Drive
Atlanta, GA 30350
Grades: 6-12 | 160 students
10 Elm Avenue
Toronto, Canada 1
Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
Jeju-do, South Korea 63644
Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 835 students
950 S. Brehm Lane
Carbondale, IL 62901
Grades: 6-12, PG | 102 students
1051 N Houston
Bullard, TX 75757
Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 645 students
8720 County Road 17
Rockland, Canada K4K1T2
Grades: 8-12 | 100 students
62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
Grades: 9-12 | 214 students
200 N. Carlisle St.
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Grades: 8-12, PG | 85 students
425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
Grades: 6-12 | 815 students
500 Christ School Road
Asheville, NC 28704
Grades: 8-12 | 291 students
Route de Sauverny 74
Geneva, Switzerland 1290
Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1900 students
P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 245 students
8150 Oliver Rd.
Erie, PA 16510
Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 295 students
447 W. Meadow Circle
Richfield, UT 84701
Grades: 7-12, PG | 10 students
280 King Street East
Brockville, Canada K6V1E2
Grades: 7-12 | 108 students
300 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 298 students
3042 College St.
Austinburg, OH 44010
Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
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