Top Massachusetts Boarding Schools
- For the 2020-21 school year, there are 34 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Massachusetts, serving 12,758 students.
Miss Hall's School Photo - "The best thing about MHS is how friendly everyone is and how easy it is to become part of the community. I had an abundance of new friends on the first day of orientation, and I had bonded with my teachers by the end of the first week of classes." - Current Student
Eaglebrook School Photo - At the heart of the school is the shared life of teachers, their families, and boys working together. This is the common room of Halsted House, one of five dormitories on campus.
Worcester Academy Photo - Worcester Academy is a place where life takes an interesting turn. It's called the real world, where success doesn't always come easy, but it's worth the extra effort.
Phillips Academy Andover Photo - The quintessential New England campus is 21 miles to Boston by car or train, and a 10 minute walk to downtown Andover.
Fay School Photo - Family-style meals at Fay are a longstanding tradition. Faculty members join the students for meals and students take turns as waiters. It is an opportunity to relax with friends and catch up on school news.
Milton Academy Photo - Milton Academy is only eight miles from Boston's museums, schools and attractions, but it has the benefits of a 130-acre New England campus-with green quads and lots of fall foliage.
Northfield Mount Hermon Photo - NMH is a coed boarding school serving 650 students in grades 9-12. We also offer a postgraduate year. Our wooded campus borders the Connecticut River in western Massachusetts, and in this beautiful setting, we challenge young people to think hard, work hard, discover new talents, and hone the ones they already possess.
Brooks School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 251 acre campus located on the shores of Lake Cochichewick.
The Cambridge School of Weston Photo - With over 250 courses to choose from, our dynamic curriculum allows students to balance engaging foundational courses with exploration and in-depth study as they choose from offerings like: "Multivariable Calculus," "The Biology of Cancer," "Wearable Art," "Japanese Women Writers," and "U.S. Cold War and Vietnam."
Concord Academy Photo - Elizabeth B. Hall Chapel is a frequent gathering place for the CA community, particularly for Senior Chapel Talks that begin three or four of our mornings every week.
Top Massachusetts Boarding Schools (2020-21)
- School Location Grades Students
- 120 Prospect Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 275 students
- 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 193 students
- 1 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922
Grades: 9-12 | 410 students
- 404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Grades: 4-9 | 165 students
- P.O. Box 227
Prides Crossing, MA 01965
Grades: 9-12 | 2-12 (day) | 476 students
- 66 School Street
Granby, MA 01033
Grades: 6-12, PG | 275 students
- 1 Ames Hill Drive
Springfield, MA 01105
Grades: 6-12, PG | 90 students
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