Best Maine Boarding Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 11 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 4,408 students located throughout Maine.
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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.
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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.
Hyde School - Bath, ME Photo - Located in the quaint and historic shipbuilding city of Bath, Maine, on the Kennebec River, the 145-acre Hyde-Bath School campus was founded in 1966. Year-round, students and faculty enjoy miles of wooded running, bicycling, and cross-country skiing trails that extend beyond the campus.
Foxcroft Academy Photo - Foxcroft Academy... 1st chartered school in Maine (est. 1823)
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.
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!
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.
Washington Academy Photo - Washington Academy, established in 1792, is one of the oldest day & boarding co-ed high schools in the USA. It is located on the Downeast Maine coast, and boast 425 total students from 25 different countries. The Alumni Building is one of nine buildings on its 75+ acre campus.
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.
Fryeburg Academy Photo
Hebron Academy Photo - Albert Le Page Fitness Center and The Sommer Family Squash Courts

Top Maine Boarding Schools (2021-22)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Bridgton Academy
    Bridgton Academy Photo - Our Humanities Center is one of two academic buildings on campus, and the hub for our academic administration, Focused Academic Coaching, Academic Support, and the Marcella/Sands Lecture Hall.
    All-boys 
    11 Academy Lane
    North BridgtonME 04057
    (207) 647-3322

    Grades: 12-12, PG | 170 students
  • 975 West Main Street
    Dover FoxcroftME 04426
    (207) 564-8664

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 410 students
  • 745 Main Street
    FryeburgME 04037
    (207) 935-2013

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 578 students
  • PO Box 860
    BethelME 04217
    (207) 824-7777

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 210 students
  • 339 Paris Road PO Box 309
    HebronME 04238
    (207) 966-5225

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 256 students
  • 616 High Street
    BathME 04530
    (207) 443-7101

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 125 students
  • PO Box 257, 1614 Main St., Rte. 17
    Kents HillME 04349
    (207) 685-1606

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 200 students
  • 295 Main Street
    PittsfieldME 04967
    (207) 487-2282

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 400 students
  • 485 Chewonki Neck Road
    WiscassetME 04578
    (207) 882-7323

    Grades: 11-11 | 88 students
  • 438 Main Street
    SacoME 04072
    (207) 282-5383

    Grades: 6-12 | 1571 students
  • PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
    East MachiasME 04630
    (207) 255-8301

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students
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