Top Maine Boarding Schools
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 11 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Maine, serving 4,616 students.
Gould Academy Photo - Gould Academy offers the only Ski Patrol Program recognized by the National Ski Patrol. Once our students earn their 'jackets,' they are certified to work for the National Ski Patrol at any mountain in the U.S.
Kents Hill School Photo - Athletes enjoy the on-campus O'Connor Alpine Training Center for alpine racers and riders. Everyone enjoys it on Saturday nights!
Maine Central Institute Photo - Maine Central Institute is an independent college preparatory day and boarding school founded in 1866. We are located in Pittsfield, Maine.
Bridgton Academy Photo - Welcome to Bridgton Academy! Located in the Western Maine foothills and the heart of Maine's Lake Region, we've been preparing young men for the rigors of college and beyond since 1808. We Know PG.
Thornton Academy Photo - Thornton Academy has been preparing students for a changing world since 1811. A rigorous and broad-based program of academic, arts and athletic opportunities challenges students to reach their potential in readiness for lifelong learning and productive participation in our dynamic world.
Top Maine Boarding Schools (2020-21)
- School Location Grades Students
- PO Box 292
North Bridgton, ME 04057
Grades: 11-12, PG | 185 students
- 295 Main Street
Pittsfield, ME 04967
Grades: 6-12, PG | 400 students
- 485 Chewonki Neck Road
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Grades: 11-11 | 88 students
- 438 Main Street
Saco, ME 04072
Grades: 6-12 | 1680 students
- PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
East Machias, ME 04630
Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students
Several things make boarding school special. The learning, the community, the sports. All these and more.
A private school in its infancy is quite different from the mature community it becomes over time. I wonder what the founders of these five schools would think about them today. I bet they would be very proud of their creations.
Sending our children off to boarding school in the fall of 2020 raises questions about their safety and other corona virus issues. We address some of your concerns here.