Top Mid-Atlantic Boarding Schools

For the 2021 school year, there are 64 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Mid-Atlantic, serving 20,374 students.
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Darrow School Photo - The athletic program emphasizes teamwork, fitness, and the development of specific skills. All students participate in each of the three seasons. Interscholastic teams compete in soccer, cross-country, basketball, softball, lacrosse, tennis, and Ultimate Frisbee.
Chatham Hall Photo - Our traditions are a vital force: They bridge the generations, bond students, and help us continually build our community. Best of all, they're a lot of fun (and they help make Chatham Hall the unique place it is).
Garrison Forest School Photo - View of Shriver Hall, which houses the health suite and dorm rooms for boarders.
Christchurch School Photo - "Set your course at the river. " Established in the Episcopal tradition, Christchurch is inclusive, welcoming students and families of all faiths and backgrounds.
North Cross School Photo - Students at North Cross pursue a variety of interests, from champion athletics teams to drama, STEM to Global Studies, all set in a beautiful campus with passionate, dedicated teachers to guide them.
Grier School Photo
THINK Global School Photo - You'll be exposed to a wide array of truly unique customs, like this elephant blessing in Hampi, India.
Hill School Photo - The Hill School sets a high standard for students in their dress and appearance to express pride in themselves and their respect for one another. Academic Dress is worn throughout the academic day whenever students are in an academic or public area, chapel services, sit-down meals, required evening performance, or any other designated occasion.
The Stony Brook School Photo - The Stony Brook School, founded in 1922, is an independent college preparatory school (grades 7-12) that exists to challenge young men and women to know Jesus Christ as Lord, to love others as themselves, and to grow in knowledge and skill, in order that they may serve the world through their character and leadership. "Character Before Career"
Buffalo Seminary Photo - SEM is located in the heart of the historic Elmwood Village neighborhood of Buffalo, NY, just steps from cafes, shops and art galleries. As an urban boarding school, SEM students enjoy the culture, entertainment and shopping that only a city can offer.
Virginia Episcopal School Photo - Freshman English class with Katie Markunas
Valley Forge Military Academy Photo - VFMA offers college preparatory academics, credentialed faculty, competitive PIAA athletics, and individual attention, providing cadets with an environment focused on their academic success.
Episcopal High School Photo
Oak Hill Academy Photo
Fishburne Military School Photo
New York Military Academy Photo
Peddie School Photo - The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Science Center
Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Sem offers an exciting range and long list of clubs, activities and leadership opportunities. Often student-initiated, these groups provide experiences not found in the classroom or on the playing fields.
Solebury School Photo - Solebury School's Math and Science (STEM) program offers students opportunities to pursue AP and Honors classes, as well as Engineering courses that will prepare them for college.

Top Mid-Atlantic Boarding Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 112 Broad Street
    Red BankNJ 07701
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 705 students
  • PO Box 600
    BlairstownNJ 07825
    (800) 462-5247

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 469 students
  • Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434) 985-2811

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our oldest tradition may be forward thinking but we are anchored in many other traditions too. Roses and white dresses for commencement. Our Social & Academic Honor Code. Morning Meeting to start the day. ..
    All-girls 
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716) 885-6780

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 173 students
  • 300 Calverton School Rd
    HuntingtownMD 20639
    (410) 535-0216

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 286 students
  • Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Our traditions are a vital force: They bridge the generations, bond students, and help us continually build our community. Best of all, they're a lot of fun (and they help make Chatham Hall the unique place it is).
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434) 432-5516

    Grades: 9-12 | 150 students
  • 49 Seahorse Lane
    ChristchurchVA 23031
    (804) 758-2306

    Grades: 9-12 | 215 students
  • 110 Darrow Road
    New LebanonNY 12125
    (518) 704-2765

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 110 students
  • 582 Columbus Avenue
    ThornwoodNY 10594
    (914) 495-6028

    Grades: 9-12 | 650 students
  • 285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518) 833-1320

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 355 students
  • 1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    (877) 933-4347

    Grades: 9-12 | 440 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540) 946-7706

    Grades: 7-12 | 150 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
  • Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
    All-girls 
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540) 687-4340

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 175 students
  • 300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410) 559-3111

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 548 students
  • George School
    George School Photo - Main Hall
    (Society of Friends)
    1690 Newtown Langhorne Road
    NewtownPA 18940
    (215) 579-6547

    Grades: 9-12 | 524 students
  • Georgetown Preparatory School
    Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Average class size is 16. Student to teacher ratio is 8:1. Boarding Faculty to Student Ratio is 1:5
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    10900 Rockville Pike
    North BethesdaMD 20852
    (301) 214-1215

    Grades: 9-12 | 494 students
  • Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-girls 
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814) 684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 285 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
  • 860 Beech Street
    PottstownPA 19464
    (610) 326-1000

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 525 students
  • Hoosac School
    Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac School was founded in 1889.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    (518) 686-7331

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 194 students
  • 176 Edgerstoune Road
    PrincetonNJ 08540
    (609) 921-7600

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 650 students
  • The Kiski School
    The Kiski School Photo - Kiski's outdoor classroom and project-based learning culture gives boys the opportunity to get out of traditional four-walled classrooms and experience the beautiful scenery that Western Pennsylvania autumn offers! With our dedicated STEAM and Makerspace areas, young men get to roll up their sleeves and enjoy hands-on learning!
    All-boys 
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724) 639-8035

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 students
  • 541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    (631) 686-1600

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 150 students
  • 2500 Main Street, PO Box 6008
    LawrencevilleNJ 08648
    (609) 895-2030

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 832 students
  • The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-girls 
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703) 556-8273

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 324 students
  • 614 S MAIN ST
    WoodstockVA 22664
    (540) 459-2167

    Grades: 5-12, PG | 140 students
  • 614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    (540) 459-2167

    Grades: 5-12, PG | 140 students
  • 49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs FerryNY 10522
    (914) 479-6420

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day) | 499 students
  • 100 Academy Drive
    MercersburgPA 17236
    (717) 328-6173

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 445 students
  • 131 Millbrook School Road
    MillbrookNY 12545
    (845) 677-8261

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 310 students
  • 1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    (434) 823-4805

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 180 students
  • 78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520
    (845) 534-3710

    Grades: 8-12 | 100 students
  • 4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518) 523-9329

    Grades: 4-9 | 76 students
  • 4254 Colonial Avenue
    RoanokeVA 24018
    (540) 989-6641

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 528 students
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