Top Midwestern Boarding Schools

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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.
Cranbrook Schools Photo
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.
Saint John's Preparatory School Photo
Shattuck-St. Mary's School Photo - The Shumway Arch marks the entrance to the Upper School 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.
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!
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
North Cedar Academy Photo - Quiet, 96 acre campus just steps from city amenities.
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.
Missouri Military Academy Photo - At MMA, students can broaden their skills and experiences. Elective courses and activities include band, drama, chorus, art and web design. Outside of the classroom, students can earn a private pilot's license via our aviation program. SCUBA, WWII reenactment, rifle team, photography and fencing...these are just a few more unique activities available to cadets.
Cotter Schools Photo - Successful math team - Cotter Schools has placed first or second in State competition the last 20 years!
Olney Friends School Photo - The view of top campus from Livezey Lake. Olney Friends School sits on a 350-acre USDA certified organic 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.
Totino-Grace High School Photo
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.
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.
Howe Military Academy Photo - Cadet praying at the altar in our historic St. James Chapel.

Top Midwestern Boarding Schools (2018-19)

  • 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
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    314-692-6640

    Grades: 6-12 | 815 students
  • Cotter Schools
    Cotter Schools Photo - Cotter Schools are located in the scenic, safe, sanctuary of Winona, Minnesota, USA, a city of 30,000 residents and three colleges.
    (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 | 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
    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 | 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 | 237 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 | 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 | 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 | 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
    6514551521

    Grades: 6-12 | 500 students
  • St. John's Military School
    St. John's Military School Photo - St. John's Military school football team had an amazing season this year. For the first time in Muleskinner history, the team made it to the playoffs. St. John's is proud of the many organized athletics available for cadets.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Po Box 5020
    SalinaKS 67402
    866-252-1995

    Grades: 6-12 | 231 students
  • 2280 Watertower Road, Box 4000
    CollegevilleMN 56321
    1-800-525-7737

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 260 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 | 85 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
  • 330 N. Glenview Avenue
    Milwaukee WI 53213
    4144534567

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 775 students
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