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.
Our oceanfront campus is a major draw. Located in sunny San Diego, California, our school offers private beach access. We're the only military school in the country with a surf team! There's nothing like relaxing at the beach after a long day of classes.
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.
Teenagers feeding baby calves only days old. Experiences like this are typical at Fieldstone, and the kids remember them forever!
Rothesay Netherwood School has a 200 acre scenic campus, located on the beautiful Kennebecasis River
Students experience hands-on learning in the Biology, Chemistry and Physics labs. Extracting glowing DNA from a jellyfish, measuring lung capacity or building a working knee joint are all possibilities in Ridley College classrooms. Lab experiments prepare students for university.
Teamwork, dedication, and sacrifice are key components of our athletic programs. Participation in athletics promotes good health but also teaches invaluable life lessons. Through athletics, students learn to develop confidence, self-discipline and leadership skills while learning the value of collaboration. Athletics allow students the opportunity to work together in accomplishing defined goals.
Rumsey Hall School, located in the Bantam River Valley in Washington Depot, CT, is set on a 147-acre campus featuring Math and Science Buildings, Library, Fine Arts Building, Performing Arts Center, Two Gymnasiums, Indoor and Outdoor Tennis Courts, 7 Athletic Fields, Hockey Rink, Dining Hall and Dormitories
So much of a student's success in school can be related to their peers. Our students come from all walks of life with the common goal of reaching their highest potential personally and academically. As a community, they encourage each other to greater success.
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) | 220 students
- 62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
Grades: 6-9 | 227 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
- 253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442
Grades: 6-9 | 24 students
Schools Offering Junior Boarding Grades
- School Location Grades Students
- PO Box 388
Balsam, NC 28707
Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
- 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
Hauula, HI 96717
Grades: 5-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | n/a students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 260 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 | 80 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
- 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
- P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 245 students
6085 Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland 6085
Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 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 | 20 students
- 280 King Street East
Brockville, Canada K6V1E2
Grades: 7-12, PG | 110 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, PG | 60 students
- 28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
May 03, 2018
The quality of a summer camp depends very much on the quality and experience of the folks running it. When you select a summer program run by a boarding school, you are getting a program with experienced, well-organized professionals at the helm. More here.
March 22, 2018
Some cynics think single-sex education is old-fashioned. The Kiski School shows how educating boys in a single-sex school is successful.
March 08, 2018
The wide range of fine academic, athletic, and other facilities found in boarding schools underscores the determination of schools to provide the very best for their students.