Top Midwestern Boarding Schools

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Saint Bede Academy Photo - With an average student population of 300, our small class sizes offer students one-on-one interaction with their instructors.
Hillcrest Lutheran 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.
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.
Sunshine Bible Academy Photo - The Timothy Seaman Memorial Chapel is home to weekly chapel services as well as hosting special events and speakers throughout the year.
Culver Academies Photo - 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.
Freeman Academy Photo - Freeman Academy - Faith-inspired learning for LIFE
Orchard Lake St. Mary's Preparatory Photo - Orchard Lake St. Mary's Preparatory Campus
Scattergood Friends School Photo - 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.
Olney Friends School Photo - The view of top campus from Livezey Lake. Olney Friends School sits on a 350-acre USDA certified organic campus.
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
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.
Amerigo Chicago Marian Catholic High School Photo - 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.
Northland Scholars Academy Photo
North Cedar Academy Photo - Welcome to North Cedar Academy!
Michigan Lutheran High School Photo - Michigan Lutheran High School opened its best-in-class dormitory in August 2014. We are only one of six boarding schools recognized by the state of Michigan.
Totino-Grace High School Photo
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.
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.
St. John's Northwestern Academies Photo - Leadership training is one of the cornerstones of life at SJNMA. The goal of the Academy is to prepare each of our students 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.
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!

Top Midwestern Boarding Schools (2020)

  • 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 | 850 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 | 842 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 | K-12 (day) | 80 students
  • 3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440)275-2811

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 100 students
  • 610 Hillcrest Dr.
    Fergus FallsMN 56537
    (218)739-3371

    Grades: 10-12 | 5-12 (day) | 200 students
  • 4000 M 137 Hwy
    InterlochenMI 49643
    (231)640-9353

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 552 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 | 186 students
  • 1500 West Kennedy Road
    Lake ForestIL 60045
    (847)615-3267

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 440 students
  • 804 Dr Robert K Wallace Drive
    FairfieldIA 52556
    (641)472-9400

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 180 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 | 119 students
  • 204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    (573)581-1776

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 220 students
  • Mount Michael Benedictine School
    Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    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 - Each Wednesday, students take part in a dedicated three-hour art block with advanced art electives offered throughout the week. Recently, Olney has offered Murals, Digital Video, Impressionistic Art, Scaling and Scenery, Theater, Guitar, Native Art, Woodworking and Box Making courses.
    (Society of Friends)
    61830 Sandy Ridge Road
    BarnesvilleOH 43713
    (740)425-3655

    Grades: 9-12 | 35 students
  • 3535 Commerce Rd.
    Orchard LakeMI 48324
    (248)683-0517

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

    Grades: 6-12 | 50 students
  • 24 W US Highway 6
    PeruIL 61354
    (815)250-0285

    Grades: 9-12 | 293 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
    (800)752-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 174 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 | 449 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
    MinneapolisMN 55432
    (763)586-6318

    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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