Midwestern Boarding Schools

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Cadet praying at the altar in our historic St. James Chapel.
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Cadet praying at the altar in our historic St. James Chapel.
Everyone at LFA (students, faculty, and staff) belongs to one of four houses - Bird, Lewis, Sargent, or Welch.   The four Houses compete in a series of mini competitions throughout the year and the House that earns the most points WINS!
As a college preparatory high school, Marian Catholic develops in students essential skills for post-secondary education. In addition, Marian Catholic provides a flexible curriculum of liberal, fine and practical arts, opening students to a variety of career choices.
Wayland Hall, the most historic buildings on campus, currently houses first-year and sophomore boys. The interior was remodeled six years ago and offers some of the nicest rooms and gathering spaces on any campus in America.
Solar panels help power school as part of our Sustainable Living component. In addition, students participate in a full Seed to Plate program, with a 4100 square foot greenhouse for growing organic vegetables, an edible schoolyard with apple and pear trees and strawberries,  and a full professional kitchen that can accommodate 30 students at a time in Culinary Arts Class.
With a student to teacher ratio of 7 to 1, La Lumiere students enjoy a level of personalized attention that simply does not exists at larger schools. Since 80% of our faculty live on campus, they are not only your teachers, but your coaches, dorm parents, advisors and study hall proctors.
The view of top campus from Livezey Lake. Olney Friends School sits on a 350-acre USDA certified organic campus.
Graduation is a capstone event with a century-old tradition of singing the class song on the front steps as a final launching point for the Senior class.
Chaminade's student to teacher ratio is 10:1, with an average class size of 17 students.
Individualized Instruction
Culver's athletic facilities include: Golf Course (Nine holes), Polo Arena, Crew Sheds, two Ice Hockey Rinks, an 8 Lane Pool, Diving Tank, 14 Outdoor Tennis Courts, 6 Indoor Tennis Courts, State of the Art Fitness Center with Trainers, 6 Indoor Basketball Courts, Fencing Facility, Free Weight Room, Softball Field, Baseball Field, Lighted Football Field, Lighted Soccer and Lacrosse Fields.
The Timothy Seaman Memorial Chapel is home to weekly chapel services as well as hosting special events and speakers throughout the year.
Thomas Jefferson School students' SAT scores consistently position them amongst the top 2% of test-takers.
Scattergood offers a Sustainable Agriculture Endorsement.  Students earning this endorsement take five farm-related Project classes over the course of four years, complete an agriculturally-related topic for either their Junior or Senior research papers and design and execute a 30-hour service project with with Scattergood Farm's livestock, 35 acre restored prairie, or 10 acre certified organic vegetable fields and fruit orchards.
The Shumway Arch marks the entrance to the Upper School campus.
Welcome to Brehm School a small, fully accredited, not-for-profit coeducational boarding school with a staff of 150. We limit our focus to 90 students a year.

Midwestern Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 700 Ashland Avenue
    Chicago HeightsIL 60411
    312-496-5533

    Grades: 9-12 | 1050 students
  • 550 S. Albert St.
    Saint PaulMN 55116
    3124161955

    Grades: 9-12 | 1080 students
  • 950 S. Brehm Lane
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    618-457-0371

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 80 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    314-692-6640

    Grades: 6-12 | 815 students
  • Cotter Schools
    (Catholic)
    1115 West Broadway Street
    WinonaMN 55987
    507-453-5113

    Grades: 9-12 | 7-12 (day) | 350 students
  • PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    2486453610

    Grades: 9-12 | 813 students
  • 1300 Academy Road
    CulverIN 46511
    574-842-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 828 students
  • 3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    4402752811

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
  • 610 Hillcrest Dr.
    Fergus FallsMN 56537
    218-739-3371

    Grades: 9-12 | 207 students
  • 5755 North State Road 9/P.O. Box 240
    HoweIN 46746
    888-462-4693

    Grades: 7-12 | 82 students
  • 6385 Beach Rd
    Eden PrairieMN 55344
    952-918-1800

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 320 students
  • 6801 N. Wilhelm Road
    La PorteIN 46350
    2193267450

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 230 students
  • 1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    847-615-3267

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 435 students
  • 804 Dr Robert K Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA 52556
    6414729400

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 190 students
  • 1000 Green St.
    AtchisonKS 66002
    913-367-5482

    Grades: 9-12 | 220 students
  • 615 East Marquette Woods Road
    St. JosephMI 49085
    1-269-429-7861

    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
  • 204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    573-581-1776

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 220 students
  • 22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    402-238-1457

    Grades: 9-12 | 249 students
  • 1500 Port Arthur Road
    LadysmithWI 54848
    715-532-0201

    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
  • W10085 Pike Plains Road
    DunbarWI 54119
    7153246900

    Grades: 9-12, PG | n/a students
  • Olney Friends School
    (Society of Friends)
    61830 Sandy Ridge Road
    BarnesvilleOH 43713
    740-425-3655

    Grades: 9-12 | 53 students
  • 3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    2484311697

    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
  • 315 South Grove Avenue
    OwatonnaMN 55060
    507-214-2200

    Grades: 6-12 | 250 students
  • St. Croix Academy
    (Christian)
    1200 Oakdale Ave.
    St. PaulMN 55118
    6514551521

    Grades: 6-12 | 500 students
  • 2280 Watertower Road, Box 4000
    CollegevilleMN 56321
    1-800-525-7737

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 260 students
  • St. John's Military School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Po Box 5020
    SalinaKS 67402
    (866)704-5294

    Grades: 6-12 | 231 students
  • 1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA 52358
    1-319-519-1856

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 46 students
  • 1000 Shumway Avenue
    FaribaultMN 55021
    507-333-1618

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 482 students
  • 400 Sunshine Drive
    MillerSD 57362
    605-853-3071

    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 100 students
  • 4100 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    Saint LouisMO 63127
    314-843-4151

    Grades: 7-12 | 83 students
  • 1350 Gardena Avenue NE
    FridleyMN 55432
    763-586-6316

    Grades: 9-12 | 720 students
  • 101 North University
    Beaver DamWI 53916
    800-860-7725

    Grades: 9-12 | 195 students
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