Junior Boarding Schools

  • There are 121 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.
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Founded in 1946, The Phelps School is dedicated to the personalized education for the boy who seeks success academically, personally and socially. Our first obligation is to create a caring, sensitive climate which emphasizes the positive in every situation.
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Founded in 1946, The Phelps School is dedicated to the personalized education for the boy who seeks success academically, personally and socially. Our first obligation is to create a caring, sensitive climate which emphasizes the positive in every situation.
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.
Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Award-winning orchestra, choir, and visual arts programs.
Through the main gate of campus, the Teardrop (named for the shape of the area) welcomes visitors with over 150 flags donated by alumni, friends, and family of St. John's Military School. Vanier Academic Center faces the main gate.
Teenagers feeding baby calves only days old. Experiences like this are typical at Fieldstone, and the kids remember them forever!
Chaminade's student to teacher ratio is 10:1, with an average class size of 17 students.
One of the South's Most Beautiful High Schools, as chosen by Southern Living magazine, the school's 550-acre campus, including forests, bluffs and two lakes, offers abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. A school farm, on-going wetlands study, and LEED Gold science building are just a few of the ways our campus also serves as learning lab.
Miller School of Albemarle, a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and post-graduate, opened its doors in 1878 with 33 students. Girls first enrolled in 1884, making it one of the nation`s oldest coeducational boarding schools.  The school is situated 12 miles west of Charlottesville on a gently rolling campus of 1600 pristine acres.
Delphian is located on 720 acres adjacent to Oregon's Coastal Range. The campus is host to farmland, miles of oak and fir forests, trails for running or riding, and a large herd of elk.
The NCTA music department produces some outstanding musicians and singers -- many taking #1 ratings at State TAPPS meets.  The NCTA art team captured the TAPPS State Championship three years in a row -- 2011, 2012, and 2013 . . . an amazing feat!
Ariel view of Carson Long's campus.
Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
A great place to study and learn!
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.
A strong focus on foundational skills applied in academic courses provides students with opportunities for Canadian, US and world-wide university and college entrance. The Academy also offers foundational courses in English and Math for grades 5-10.  These remedial courses allow boys who are behind in core subjects to make significant gains and catch up academically.
We love the horses!

Junior Boarding Schools (Primary Focus)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-4209

    Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 220 students
  • 62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    603-523-3548

    Grades: 6-9 | 227 students
  • 271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    413-774-9111

    Grades: 6-9 | 247 students
  • 48 Main Street
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    5084908201

    Grades: 7-9 | K-9 (day) | 475 students
  • Hillside School
    All-boys 
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    508-485-3483

    Grades: 5-9 | 150 students
  • 211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    435-480-0871

    Grades: 6-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 230 students
  • 4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    518-523-9329

    Grades: 4-9 | 65 students
  • 128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    434-293-9059

    Grades: 3-8 | 1-8 (day) | 45 students
  • P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    860-928-1328

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
  • 201 Romford Road
    Washington DepotCT 06794
    8608680535

    Grades: 5-9 | K-9 (day) | 336 students
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    714-772-1363

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
  • 253 Bushy Hill Road
    IvorytonCT 06442
    860-767-0848

    Grades: 6-9 | 24 students

Schools Offering Junior Boarding Grades

  • School Location Grades Students
  • PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    8284563435

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • 501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    727-384-5500

    Grades: 8-12 | 300 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    888-762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
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    los angelesCA 2565
    9987654386

    Grades: Pre-K-4 | Pre-K-3 (day) | 120 students
  • 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
    HauulaHI 96717
    808-670-1909

    Grades: 5-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | n/a students
  • 7401 Monticello Rd.
    ColumbiaSC 29203
    803-807-4145

    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 350 students
  • 80 chemin Moulton Hill
    Sherbrooke, QuebecCanada J1M 1Z8
    819-566-0238

    Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
  • 955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCCanada V7P 3S4
    1-604-998-1000

    Grades: 8-12 | 580 students
  • 7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    9042565030

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1700 students
  • 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    770-394-8177

    Grades: 6-12 | 160 students
  • Branksome Hall
    All-girls 
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada 1
    416-920-9741

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • 234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    82-64-902-5073

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 835 students
  • 950 S. Brehm Lane
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    618-457-0371

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 80 students
  • 1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    903-894-5000

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 645 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    800-948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • 8720 County Road 17
    RocklandCanada K4K1T2
    877-244-9199

    Grades: 8-12 | 100 students
  • 200 N. Carlisle St.
    New BloomfieldPA 17068
    717-582-2121

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 85 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    314-692-6640

    Grades: 6-12 | 815 students
  • Christ School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    8286846232

    Grades: 8-12 | 291 students
  • Route de Sauverny 74
    GenevaSwitzerland 1290
    0041227755656

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1900 students
  • 20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR 97378
    503-843-3521

    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 230 students
  • P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    800-287-9197

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 245 students
  • P.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
    HardwickMA 01037
    413-477-6000

    Grades: 8-12 | 220 students
  • Dorfstrasse
    6085 Hasliberg GoldernSwitzerland 6085
    1-401-996-8682

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
  • 8150 Oliver Rd.
    EriePA 16510
    814-866-6979

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 295 students
  • 447 W. Meadow Circle
    RichfieldUT 84701
    4356335326

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 20 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    1-800-946-7773

    Grades: 7-12 | 170 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-462-3862

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 535 students
  • 280 King Street East
    BrockvilleCanada K6V1E2
    16133419330

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 110 students
  • 300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    410-559-3111

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 298 students
  • 3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    4402752811

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
  • 14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    802-387-4545

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 60 students
  • Grier School
    All-girls 
    P.O. Box 308
    TyronePA 16686
    814-684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    978-448-7510

    Grades: 8-12 | 380 students
  • 28 Patey Circle
    RindgeNH 03461
    603-899-3325

    Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
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