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.
- 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.
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!
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!
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.
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 10, 2018
The ideas and suggestions offered here are aimed at the small to medium-sized schools which have limited marketing resources.
May 09, 2018
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May 03, 2018
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