Top Midwestern Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 35 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Midwestern, serving 12600 students.
Thomas Jefferson School Photo - Congrats to our class of 2018! Next stops: Missouri University of Science and Technology | American University | Smith College (x2) | Knox College | Washington University in St. Louis (x2) | University of Aberdeen | St. Louis College of Pharmacy | Johns Hopkins University
La Lumiere School Photo - La Lumiere School is a private, independent boarding and day school founded in 1963, located in La Porte, Indiana, on an idyllic 190-acre wooded campus. Mission: At La Lumiere, we form character, cultivate scholarship, and explore faith in order to grow into more complete versions of ourselves.
Amerigo Twin Cities Cretin-Derham Hall Photo - Cretin-Derham Hall is dedicated to providing students with a premier education and avenues to succeed at the university level and beyond.
Lake Forest Academy Photo - 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!
Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) Photo - For families seeking the right college preparatory high school, MH-MA sets the standard in providing the academic environment with the level of support and structure necessary for student success. A proven approach - rooted in the Catholic faith and Midwestern values - of academic advancement and personal development that challenges and inspires each individual student.
Hillcrest Academy Photo - 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.
Olney Friends School Photo - The view of top campus from Livezey Lake. Olney Friends School sits on a 350-acre USDA certified organic campus.
Michigan Lutheran High School Photo - Michigan Lutheran High School has provided quality Christian secondary education to southwestern Michigan and northwestern Indiana for over 40 years while serving domestic and international boarding students since 2014.
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo - Wisconsin Lutheran High School's 2018 graduates averaged more than $38,000 per student in scholarships to some of the nation's most prestigious schools, including Harvard College, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, University of Michigan, New York University, Boston College, Villanova University, University of Miami, Purdue University, Rutgers University, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Martin Luther College and University of Wisconsin-Madison.
St. Croix Academy Photo - St. Croix's lakeside family-style dormitory was built in 2015 and is located on a beautiful lake with walkways to the Mississippi River and within walking distance of over 50 shops and restaurants.
Maharishi School Photo - 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.
Top Midwestern Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Grades: 9-12 | 1006 students
- 1 Carmel Parkway
Mundelein, IL 60060
Grades: 9-12 | 1200 students
- 550 S. Albert St.
Saint Paul, MN 55116
Grades: 9-12 | 1030 students
- 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
Grades: 6-12 | 815 students
- PO BOX 1000748 S. Main St.
FREEMAN, SD 57029
Grades: 7-12 | 1-12 (day) | 70 students
- 3042 College St.
Austinburg, OH 44010
Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
- 6385 Beach Rd
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 320 students
- 6801 N. Wilhelm Road
La Porte, IN 46350
Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 students
- 1000 Green St.
Atchison, KS 66002
Grades: 9-12 | 208 students
- 615 East Marquette Woods Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Grades: 9-12 | 108 students
- 22520 Mount Michael Road
Elkhorn, NE 68022
Grades: 9-12 | 236 students
- W10085 Pike Plains Road
Dunbar, WI 54119
Grades: 9-12, PG | 50 students
- 61830 Sandy Ridge Road
Barnesville, OH 43713
Grades: 9-12 | 34 students
- 315 South Grove Avenue
Owatonna, MN 55060
Grades: 6-12 | 50 students
- 1200 Oakdale Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55118
Grades: 6-12 | 500 students
- Po Box 5020
Salina, KS 67402
Grades: 6-12 | 231 students
- 400 Sunshine Drive
Miller, SD 57362
Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 100 students
- 1350 Gardena Avenue NE
Fridley, MN 55432
Grades: 9-12 | 720 students
- 330 N. Glenview Avenue
Milwaukee , WI 53213
Grades: 9-12, PG | 775 students
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