Best Junior Boarding Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 124 junior boarding schools serving 46,434 students 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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Branksome Hall Photo
St. Margaret's School Photo - BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF BEING A SCOTTIE. * Competitive interscholastic athletic teams * Extra-curricular activities offered such as yoga, outdoor adventures, theater * 2018 LIS Softball Champions * LIS Volleyball Coach of the Year for the past 5 years
Delphian School Photo - Delphian is located just one hour from Portland, OR. on a large 720 acre wooded campus. The residential community is in constant motion, alive with students from all around the world.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Saint James School Photo - Saint James' picturesque 689-acre campus is conveniently located only 70 miles from the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
St. Croix Academy Photo - St. Croix's lakeside family-style dormitory was built in 2015 and is located on a beautiful lake with walkways to the Mississippi River and within walking distance of over 50 shops and restaurants.
Ojai Valley School Photo - 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.
Admiral Farragut Academy Photo - Engineering courses such as Intro to Engineering Design, Principles of Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, and Civil Engineering & Architecture emphasize critical thinking, creativity, innovation and real-world problem solving.
Hershey Montessori School Photo
Eagle Hill School Photo - Having three college counselors affords us an enviable student-to-counselor ratio of 18:1 and allows us the opportunity for close collaboration with students and their parents.
Springfield Commonwealth Academy Photo
Wolfeboro Camp School Photo - Exceptional Lakeside campus
Nancy Campbell Academy Photo
Hebron Academy Photo - Albert Le Page Fitness Center and The Sommer Family Squash Courts
Army and Navy Academy Photo
San Marcos Academy Photo - In the Academy Middle School, students in grades 6-8 are provided a rigorous curriculum, including fine arts, foreign language, physical education/athletics, Bible instruction, and technology.
Ridley College Photo - 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.
Fulford Academy Photo

Top Junior Boarding Schools (Primary Focus) (2021-22)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 120 Prospect Street
    FitchburgMA 01420
    (978) 342-6053

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 275 students
  • 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-4209

    Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 196 students
  • 62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    (603) 523-3548

    Grades: 6-9 | 233 students
  • 271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-9111

    Grades: 6-9 | 250 students
  • 48 Main Street
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    (508) 490-8201

    Grades: 7-9 | K-9 (day) | 475 students
  • Hillside School
    Hillside School Photo
    All-boys 
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508) 485-3483

    Grades: 4-9 | 165 students
  • 211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (435) 480-0871

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 315 students
  • 4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518) 523-9329

    Grades: 4-9 | 78 students
  • P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    (860) 928-1328

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
  • 201 Romford Rd.
    WashingtonCT 06794

    Grades: 5-9 | K-9 (day) | 316 students
  • 253 Bushy Hill Road
    IvorytonCT 06442
    (860) 767-0848

    Grades: 6-9 | 14 students

Top Schools Offering Junior Boarding Grades (2021-22)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    (828) 456-3435

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • 501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    (727) 384-5504

    Grades: 8-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 320 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888) 762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
    HauulaHI 96717
    (808) 670-1909

    Grades: 5-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 90 students
  • 80 chemin Moulton Hill
    Sherbrooke, QuebecCanada J1M 1Z8
    (819) 566-0238

    Grades: 7-12 | 285 students
  • 955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCCanada V7P 3S4
    (604) 998-1000

    Grades: 8-12 | 550 students
  • 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    (770) 394-8177

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 150 students
  • Branksome Hall
    Branksome Hall Photo
    All-girls 
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada m4w 1n4
    (416) 920-9741

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • 234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    82649025000

    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 920 students
  • 1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    (903) 894-5000

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 680 students
  • 300 Calverton School Rd
    HuntingtownMD 20639
    (410) 535-0216

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 286 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800) 948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314) 692-6645

    Grades: 6-12 | 800 students
  • Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828) 684-6232

    Grades: 8-12 | 293 students
  • Route de Sauverny 74
    GenevaSwitzerland 1290
    41227755656

    Grades: 4-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1900 students
  • 20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR 97378
    (503) 843-3521

    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 230 students
  • P.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
    HardwickMA 01037
    (413) 477-6000

    Grades: 8-12 | 220 students
  • Dorfstrasse
    6085 Hasliberg GoldernSwitzerland 6085
    14019968682

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
  • 230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860) 408-4200

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540) 946-7706

    Grades: 7-12 | 150 students
  • 4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425) 641-0700

    Grades: 8-12 | 5-12 (day) | 300 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800) 462-3862

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • Freeman Academy
    Freeman Academy Photo - Freeman Academy - Faith-inspired learning for LIFE
    (Christian)
    PO BOX 1000748 S. Main St.
    FreemanSD 57029
    (605) 925-4237

    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 80 students
  • 280 King Street East
    BrockvilleCanada K6V1E2
    (613) 341-9330

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 110 students
  • 300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410) 559-3111

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 548 students
  • PO Box 860
    BethelME 04217
    (207) 824-7777

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 210 students
  • 3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440) 275-2811

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
  • 14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802) 387-4545

    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
  • Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-girls 
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 275 students
  • Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    (978) 448-7510

    Grades: 8-12 | 380 students
  • via Olivetti 1 31056 Roncade (TV) Italy
    TrevisoItaly 31056
    00390422789503

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 460 students
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    (800) 432-2480

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 141 students
  • 339 Paris Road PO Box 309
    HebronME 04238
    (207) 966-5225

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 256 students
  • 11530 Madison Rd.
    HuntsburgOH 44046
    (440) 357-0918

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 64 students
  • Hoosac School
    Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac School was founded in 1889.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    (518) 686-7331

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 218 students
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