Top Midwestern Boarding Schools

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Cotter Schools Photo - Successful math team - Cotter Schools has placed first or second in State competition the last 20 years!
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Cotter Schools Photo - Successful math team - Cotter Schools has placed first or second in State competition the last 20 years!
Saint John's Preparatory School Photo
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
Northland Scholars Academy Photo
Freeman Academy Photo - Freeman Academy - Faith-inspired learning for LIFE
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.
Howe Military Academy Photo - Cadet praying at the altar in our historic St. James Chapel.
The International School of MN Photo - Entrance to ISM's Residence Hall.
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!
Shattuck-St. Mary's School Photo - The Shumway Arch marks the entrance to the Upper School campus.
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.
Cranbrook Schools Photo
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.
St. John's Military School Photo - Through the main gate of campus, the Teardrop (named for the shape of the area) welcomes visitors with over 150 flags donated by alumni, friends, and family of St. John's Military School. Vanier Academic Center faces the main gate.

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 - Cotter is a diverse boarding Catholic school community of faith, scholarship, and service with caring teachers and a 1:11 student/teacher ratio.
    (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 | 828 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
  • 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
    (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) | 190 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 - The Main, Olney's primary academic building, was built in 1868.
    (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
  • St. John's Military School
    St. John's Military School Photo - As with all of our extracurricular activities, St. John's has excellent coaching staff, and cadets have a great time at sports as well.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Po Box 5020
    SalinaKS 67402
    (866)252-1995

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

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 260 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
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    All-boys  (Jewish)
    555 Alton Dr.
    testIN 11111
    (897)123-69676567

    Grades: 1-7 | 1-10 (day) | 120 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
    (414)453-4567

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 775 students
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