Junior Boarding Schools

  • There are 117 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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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.
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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.
Boarders get to decorate their rooms and enjoy both free time and dedicated study time during the week.
Worshiping together
Also unique to the VFMA educational experience, our academically qualified high school juniors and seniors are granted the opportunity to enroll in college level classes, taken at Valley Forge Military College, on campus.
Hargrave Cadet Second Lieutenant Nick Marsoobian - Charlie Company, Class of 2016, on Company Street.
Welcome to Brehm School a small, fully accredited, not-for-profit coeducational boarding school with a staff of 150. We limit our focus to 90 students a year.
Become individualistic.
Cadet praying at the altar in our historic St. James Chapel.
We are Vanguard.
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!
Thomas Jefferson School students' SAT scores consistently position them amongst the top 2% of test-takers.
Island Pond covers 39 acres and is used regularly for canoeing, swimming and fishing.
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.
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.
Chaminade's student to teacher ratio is 10:1, with an average class size of 17 students.
Our girls are competitors in soccer, softball, cross-country, fencing, basketball, ice hockey, lacrosse, equestrian, tennis, and golf.

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
  • 7401 Monticello Rd.
    ColumbiaSC 29203
    803-807-4145

    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 350 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 | 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 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 229 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 | 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 | 73 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 | 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
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    800-432-2480

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
  • 11600 Welch Road
    DallasTX 75229
    214-360-6526

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1090 students
  • Hoosac School
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    518-686-7331

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 125 students
  • 9790 Thayer Street
    HoughtonNY 14744
    585-567-8115

    Grades: 7-12 | 124 students
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