Best Massachusetts Boarding Schools (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 35 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 12,860 students located throughout Massachusetts.
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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.
Hillside School Photo
The Bement School Photo
Stoneleigh-Burnham School Photo - Stoneleigh-Burnham offers one of the premier equestrian centers among secondary schools in the UnitedStates. Our equestrian center is located on campus and every rider, from the complete novice to the advanced jumper, receives personalized instruction from experienced coaches that reflects her interests, goals, and abilities.
Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall Photo
The MacDuffie School Photo - Aerial view of MacDuffie's 250 acre campus
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."
Landmark School Photo - Beautiful Coastal Campus
Brooks School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 251 acre campus located on the shores of Lake Cochichewick.
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.
St. Mark's School Photo - St. Mark's School
The Williston Northampton School Photo - Williston promises an academic culture that respects your ability to think for yourself and gives you the right balance of structure and freedom to make the most of it. You'll be immersed in a challenging curriculum that cultivates active, lifelong learning. And with an average class size of 13 students, your teachers are truly going to know you.
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.
Middlesex School Photo - The Dining Hall at lunchtime
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.
Dana Hall School Photo - Experimentation. Exploration. Creativity. Dana Hall`s visual artists are sensitive observers of themselves and the world around them.
The Winchendon School Photo - Winchendon scores!
New England Innovation Academy Photo - We will integrate human-centered design into the way we do reading, writing, or math so it becomes part of a student's reflexive response to solving problems.
Walnut Hill School for the Arts 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.

Top Massachusetts Boarding Schools (2021)

  • 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) | 193 students
  • 245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA 01257
    (413) 229-1003

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 419 students
  • Brooks School
    Brooks School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 251 acre campus located on the shores of Lake Cochichewick.
    (Episcopal)
    1160 Great Pond Road
    North AndoverMA 01845
    (978) 725-6272

    Grades: 9-12 | 345 students
  • 291 South Street
    WilliamstownMA 01267
    (413) 458-3919

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 90 students
  • 45 Georgian Road
    WestonMA 02493
    (781) 642-8650

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 310 students
  • 2001 Washington Street
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (857) 400-9700

    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
  • 785 Beaver Street
    WalthamMA 02452
    (781) 314-0806

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 180 students
  • 166 Main Street
    ConcordMA 01742
    (978) 402-2250

    Grades: 9-12 | 395 students
  • 39 School Street
    AshburnhamMA 01430
    (978) 827-7300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 390 students
  • Dana Hall School
    Dana Hall School Photo - The Dana Hall Dragons are ready to roar.
    All-girls 
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    (781) 489-1331

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day) | 468 students
  • 7 Boyden Lane
    DeerfieldMA 01342
    (413) 774-1400

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 648 students
  • P.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
    HardwickMA 01037
    (413) 477-6000

    Grades: 8-12 | 220 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
  • 1 Elm Street
    ByfieldMA 01922
    (978) 499-3120

    Grades: 9-12 | 410 students
  • Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    (978) 448-7510

    Grades: 8-12 | 380 students
  • Hillside School
    Hillside School Photo
    All-boys 
    404 Robin Hill Street
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508) 485-3483

    Grades: 4-9 | 165 students
  • P.O. Box 227
    Prides CrossingMA 01965
    (978) 236-3000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2-12 (day) | 476 students
  • 44 Main Street, PO Box 992
    GrotonMA 01450
    (978) 448-1530

    Grades: 9-12 | 425 students
  • 66 School Street
    GranbyMA 01033
    (413) 255-0000

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 275 students
  • 1400 Lowell Road
    ConcordMA 01742
    (978) 371-6524

    Grades: 9-12 | 410 students
  • 170 Centre Street
    MiltonMA 02186
    (617) 898-2227

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 722 students
  • Miss Hall's School
    Miss Hall's School Photo - A talented, supportive community of learners awaits you at MHS. Our faculty are dedicated mentors who are passionate about their subjects and creative in their teaching, unafraid to ditch the textbook in favor of collaborative, project-based learning.
    All-girls 
    492 Holmes Road
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413) 499-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 170 students
  • 280 Locke Drive
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508) 658-0170

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 64 students
  • One Lamplighter Way
    Mount HermonMA 01354
    (413) 498-3227

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 655 students
  • 180 Main Street
    AndoverMA 01810
    (978) 749-4050

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 1146 students
  • St. Mark's School
    St. Mark's School Photo - St. Mark's School
    (Episcopal)
    25 Marlboro Road
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    (508) 786-6118

    Grades: 9-12 | 370 students
  • 1 Ames Hill Drive
    SpringfieldMA 01105
    (413) 237-4427

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 90 students
  • 574 Bernardston Road
    GreenfieldMA 01301
    (413) 774-2711

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 150 students
  • 12 Highland Street
    NatickMA 01760
    (508) 650-5020

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 284 students
  • 423 Main Street
    WilbrahamMA 01095
    (413) 596-9107

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 425 students
  • 19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413) 529-3241

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day) | 400 students
  • 172 Ash Street
    WinchendonMA 01475
    (978) 297-4476

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 285 students
  • 81 Providence Street
    WorcesterMA 01604
    (508) 459-5481

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 500 students
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