Top Midwestern Boarding Schools

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The International School of MN Photo - Entrance to ISM's Residence Hall.
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
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.
Wayland Academy Photo - Wayland Hall, the most historic buildings on campus, currently houses first-year and sophomore boys. The interior was remodeled recently and offers some of the nicest rooms and gathering spaces on any campus in America.
North Cedar Academy Photo - Quiet, 96 acre campus just steps from city amenities.
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.
Chaminade College Preparatory School Photo - Chaminade's student to teacher ratio is 10:1, with an average class size of 17 students.
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.
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.
St. John's Northwestern Military Academy Photo - Leadership training is one of the cornerstones of cadet life at SJNMA. The goal of the Academy is to prepare each of our cadets for success in life by instilling in them a solid work ethic, an understanding of the value of integrity and teamwork, and the ability to think critically, communicate well, and function in a diverse and ever-changing world.
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.
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.
Cotter Schools Photo - Successful math team - Cotter Schools has placed first or second in State competition the last 20 years!
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.
Amerigo Chicago North Shore Carmel Catholic High School Photo
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!
Shattuck-St. Mary's School Photo - The Shumway Arch marks the entrance to the Upper School campus.
Missouri Military Academy Photo - A cadet at MMA will make life-long friends with boys from around the world. Currently, MMA has cadets from 25 states and 10 foreign countries.
Mount Michael Benedictine School

Top Midwestern Boarding Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 700 Ashland Avenue
    Chicago HeightsIL 60411
    (312)416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 1006 students
  • 1 Carmel Parkway
    MundeleinIL 60060
    (312)416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 1200 students
  • 550 S. Albert St.
    Saint PaulMN 55116
    (312)416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 1030 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314)692-6640

    Grades: 6-12 | 815 students
  • Cotter Schools
    Cotter Schools Photo - Loretto Hall is home to over 80 boarding students from 15 different countries that attend Cotter Schools. Nine adult mentors live in the Residence Center.
    (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
    (248)645-3610

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 813 students
  • 1300 Academy Road
    CulverIN 46511
    (574)842-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 845 students
  • Freeman Academy
    Freeman Academy Photo - Freeman Academy - Faith-inspired learning for LIFE
    (Christian)
    PO BOX 1000748 S. Main St.
    FreemanSD 57029
    (605)925-4237

    Grades: 7-12 | 1-12 (day) | 70 students
  • 3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440)275-2811

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

    Grades: 9-12 | 207 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
    (219)326-7450

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 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
    (641)472-9400

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 18 students
  • 1000 Green St.
    AtchisonKS 66002
    (913)367-5482

    Grades: 9-12 | 208 students
  • 615 East Marquette Woods Road
    St. JosephMI 49085
    (269)429-7861

    Grades: 9-12 | 108 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 | 236 students
  • 1500 Port Arthur Road
    LadysmithWI 54848
    (715)532-0201

    Grades: 9-12 | 70 students
  • W10085 Pike Plains Road
    DunbarWI 54119
    (715)324-6900

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 50 students
  • Olney Friends School
    Olney Friends School Photo - Sustainability, environmental and outdoor education are vital to an Olney Friends School education. Students regularly engage in steam monitoring, participate in hiking and nature activities, and use our campus as a living laboratory. Antonia '18, featured above, is a member of Olney's Farm Team.
    (Society of Friends)
    61830 Sandy Ridge Road
    BarnesvilleOH 43713
    (740)425-3655

    Grades: 9-12 | 34 students
  • 3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    (248)431-1697

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

    Grades: 6-12 | 50 students
  • St. Croix Academy
    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.
    (Christian)
    1200 Oakdale Ave.
    St. PaulMN 55118
    (651)455-1521

    Grades: 6-12 | 500 students
  • 1101 Genesee Street
    DelafieldWI 53018

    Grades: 7-12 | 277 students
  • 1951 Delta Avenue
    West BranchIA 52358
    (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 | 85 students
  • 1350 Gardena Avenue NE
    FridleyMN 55432
    (763)586-6316

    Grades: 9-12 | 700 students
  • 101 North University
    Beaver DamWI 53916
    (800)860-7725

    Grades: 9-12 | 184 students
  • 330 N. Glenview Avenue
    Milwaukee WI 53213
    (414)453-4567

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 775 students
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