Top Junior Boarding Schools

  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 123 top junior boarding schools located throughout the United States and Canada, serving 46,070 students.
  • 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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Army and Navy Academy Photo
Indian Mountain School
Ecole d'Humanité Photo
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
Linden Hall School Photo
EF Academy Pasadena Photo - Our campus is located in the cozy Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena, California.
St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo - 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.
Grand River Academy Photo - Individualized Instruction
St. Michaels University School Photo - Learning is hands on, with students often leaving campus to experience real-world examples of what they are studying. An example is this AP Environmental Science field trip to the Bamfield Marine Centre.
Cardigan Mountain School Photo - Digital Arts Media Lab
Grier School Photo
The King's Academy Photo - The King's Academy's tranquil campus is located just outside the city of Knoxville near the majestic Great Smoky Mountains.
Brandon Hall School Photo
Cotter Schools Photo - Successful math team - Cotter Schools has placed first or second in State competition the last 20 years!
Saint James School Photo - Saint James' picturesque 689-acre campus is conveniently located only 70 miles from the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
The Bement School Photo
Thomas Jefferson School Photo - Congrats to our class of 2018! Next stops: Missouri University of Science and Technology | American University | Smith College (x2) | Knox College | Washington University in St. Louis (x2) | University of Aberdeen | St. Louis College of Pharmacy | Johns Hopkins University
Hebron Academy Photo - Albert Le Page Fitness Center and The Sommer Family Squash Courts
Shawnigan Lake School Photo - The entire school gathers daily for sit-down meals in Marion Hall. This architecturally stunning facility allows for students and staff to share a family-style dining experience.
Sunshine Bible Academy Photo - The Timothy Seaman Memorial Chapel is home to weekly chapel services as well as hosting special events and speakers throughout the year.

Top Junior Boarding Schools (Primary Focus) (2019-20)

  • 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) | 224 students
  • 62 Alumni Drive
    CanaanNH 03741
    (603)523-3548

    Grades: 6-9 | 225 students
  • 271 Pine Nook Road, P.O. Box 7
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413)774-9111

    Grades: 6-9 | 257 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) | 250 students
  • 4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518)523-9329

    Grades: 4-9 | 70 students
  • 128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    (434)293-9059

    Grades: 1-8 | 30 students
  • P.O. Box 68 528 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    (860)928-1328

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 250 students
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    St. Catherine's Academy Photo - 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.
    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 | 14 students

Top Schools Offering Junior Boarding Grades (2019-20)

  • 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)384-5500

    Grades: 8-12 | 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 | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | n/a students
  • 80 chemin Moulton Hill
    Sherbrooke, QuebecCanada J1M 1Z8
    (819)566-0238

    Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
  • 955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCCanada V7P 3S4
    (604)998-1000

    Grades: 8-12 | 650 students
  • 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    (770)394-8177

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 160 students
  • Branksome Hall
    All-girls 
    10 Elm Avenue
    TorontoCanada 00000
    (416)920-9741

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 900 students
  • 234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
    Jeju-doSouth Korea 63644
    82649025072

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 886 students
  • 1051 N Houston
    BullardTX 75757
    (903)894-5000

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 680 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800)948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314)692-6640

    Grades: 6-12 | 850 students
  • Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828)684-6232

    Grades: 8-12 | 291 students
  • Route de Sauverny 74
    GenevaSwitzerland 1290
    0041227755656

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1900 students
  • Cotter Schools
    Cotter Schools Photo - Successful math team - Cotter Schools has placed first or second in State competition the last 20 years!
    (Catholic)
    1115 West Broadway Street
    WinonaMN 55987
    (507)453-5113

    Grades: 7-12 | 381 students
  • 20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR 97378
    (503)843-3521

    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 230 students
  • P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    (800)287-9197

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 249 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
  • 1539 E Howard St.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    (914)495-6028

    Grades: 8-12 | 300 students
  • 8150 Oliver Rd.
    EriePA 16510
    (814)866-6979

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 295 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540)946-7706

    Grades: 7-12 | 150 students
  • 1950 S. Academy Dr
    MelbourneFL 32901
    (321)723-3211

    Grades: 5-12 | 100 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 | 330 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
  • The G2 Academy
    The G2 Academy Photo - The G2 Academy - Girls only, junior golf boarding program - Own your future
    All-girls 
    132 Good Hope Road
    BlufftonSC 29910
    (843)400-3015

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 12 students
  • 300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410)559-3111

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 548 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 | 285 students
  • Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    (978)448-7510

    Grades: 8-12 | 382 students
  • 28 Patey Circle
    RindgeNH 03461
    (603)899-3325

    Grades: 3-12 | 21 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
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