Junior Boarding Schools

  • There are 123 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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At Fishburne, young men learn discipline and leadership skills that will serve them throughout their lives.
As part of our Global Academy, Chaminade students will take Experiential Learning trips each year.  Tied to current curriculum, these trips expose students to the greater world and demonstrate the 'why' of what they are learning.
The Stony Brook School is committed in its mission to 'challenge young men and women to know Jesus Christ.' Students attend chapel services twice per week throughout the academic year. They hear from guest speakers, Stony Brook faculty, and their peers on a wide range of topics. In addition, students may attend optional events, like our student-led youth group 'Driven.'
The Oak Creek Wildcat Volleyball team had a good season, with amazing growth in the players individual and team skill. It was a very positive season with the wildcats demonstrating mature and positive sportsmanship, commitment and a genuine desire to learn and do well.
Graduation is a special and meaningful time with unique ceremonies and events; 95% (or more) of SMA graduates matriculate at a college or university.
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.
Although the majority (80%) of students come from Canada and the United States, students from more than thirty countries are counted in our student body. This diversity allows for unique perspectives and opinions, and gives students a greater degree of global awareness.
Whether you are an experienced equestrian or a novice, all Orme students participate in our legendary Horsemanship Program. Orme Horsemanship, recently featured in Western Horseman Magazine, offers our students the full breadth of equestrian opportunities, educating even the most timid non-horse enthusiast into comfort and confidence in the saddle.
Family style meals three times per day. Students serve as waiters and help in the kitchen as well.
With a wide variety of international students.
Island Pond covers 39 acres and is used regularly for canoeing, swimming and fishing.
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.
Small class sizes and one-on-one attention are part of RICC's educational philosophy
Enjoying Lake St. Bernard on the more than 800 acres of St. Bernard Abbey . . . a perfect place to relax, study, or just hang out with friends!
Cruising around town is a blast in Bay St. Louis (voted one of the Coolest Small Towns in America by Budget Travel 2013). Plus, we're located just one hour from the cultural offerings of New Orleans where weekend field trips often take place.
Students at Rothesay Netherwood School take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities every day.

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) | 204 students
  • 62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    603-523-3548

    Grades: 6-9 | 214 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 | Pre-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) | 250 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

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 | 425 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    888-762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 414 Brymer Creek Rd
    McDonaldTN 37353
    423-479-4523

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 19 students
  • 7401 Monticello Rd.
    ColumbiaSC 29203
    803-807-4145

    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 350 students
  • The Bishop Strachan School
    All-girls  (Anglican)
    298 Lonsdale Rd.
    TorontoCanada M4V1X2
    416-483-4325

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • C/ Verge de Montserrat s/n, Cornella de Llobregat
    BarcelonaSpain 08940
    0034687426307

    Grades: 1-12 | 150 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: 7-12 | 6-12 (day) | 170 students
  • Branksome Hall
    All-girls 
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada 1
    416-920-6265 ext. 26

    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 | 102 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 | 298 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 | K-12 (day) | 271 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
  • 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 | 10 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 | 108 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 | 110 students
  • 14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    802-387-4545

    Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
  • Grier School
    All-girls 
    P.O. Box 308
    TyronePA 16686
    8146843000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 315 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
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    800-432-2480

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
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