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.
- Learn more about the benefits of a junior boarding school.
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.
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.
Classrooms, offices, auditorium, gymnasium, and cafeteria are all located in the primary school building.
TEAMWORK!! A lesson better learned outside the classroom. Involvement in extra curricular activities (clubs, sports or band) is not an option because these activities often teach valuable life lessons.
Royal Imperial Collegiate of Canada is a co-educational, university-preparatory boarding school for grades 7-PG.
Sustainability is not a catch phrase here at Orme. It is a commitment that is woven into your daily life, from Sustainability Classes to your meals.
Rothesay Netherwood School has a 200 acre scenic campus, located on the beautiful Kennebecasis River
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.
Delphian is located on 725 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!
With 47 Advanced Placement (AP), Honors, and Dual Enrollment courses available, TKA's academic program serves to challenge even the most gifted students. Specified tracks include: Aviation, Business, Law, Engineering, and a nationally recognized Conservatory of the Arts program.
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.
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
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) | 204 students
62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
Grades: 6-9 | 210 students
271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 6-9 | 247 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
Schools Offering Junior Boarding Grades
- School Location Grades Students
PO Box 388
Balsam, NC 28707
Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
C/ Verge de Montserrat s/n, Cornella de Llobregat
Barcelona, Spain 08940
Grades: 1-12 | 150 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 | 102 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
Route de Sauverny 74
Geneva, Switzerland 1290
Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1900 students
P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 245 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 | 10 students
280 King Street East
Brockville, Canada K6V1E2
Grades: 7-12 | 108 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 | 60 students
28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
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