Best Midwestern Boarding Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 33 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 11,300 students located throughout Midwestern.
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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!
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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!
Culver Academies Photo - Culver's athletic facilities include: golf course (nine holes), polo arena, rowing center, two ice hockey rinks, indoor pool with diving tank, 20 indoor and outdoor tennis courts, fitness center and free weight room, five indoor basketball courts, fencing facility, softball and baseball field, lighted football, soccer and lacrosse fields, and indoor/outdoor track and field facilities.
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 - School motto is "Know Yourself. Think Deeply. Unleash Your Creativity. Succeed." Students focus on staying happy and rested while participating in rigorous sports and competitions and strong college preparatory curriculum.
Interlochen Arts Academy Photo - Music students study in the state-of-the-art Music Center, which features two large ensemble rehearsal halls, nine ensemble rooms, 25 teaching studios, a recording studio, and more.
Northland Scholars Academy Photo
Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo
Wisconsin Lutheran High School Photo - Wisconsin Lutheran High School's graduates are accepted to the nation's most prestigious schools, including Harvard College, Vanderbilt University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Virginia, University of Michigan, New York University, Boston College, Villanova University, University of Miami, Purdue University, Rutgers University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Chicago
Maur Hill - Mount Academy (MH-MA) Photo
North Cedar Academy Photo - Welcome to North Cedar Academy!
Chaminade College Preparatory School Photo - Chaminade is located 20 minutes outside of Downtown St. Louis in the lovely, safe, green neighborhood of Creve Coeur. Our 55 acre campus is fun and lively throughout the school year and a wonderful place not only to study and play but also to become part of the family.
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.
Western Reserve Academy Photo
Saint Bede Academy Photo - With an average student population of 300, our small class sizes offer students one-on-one interaction with their instructors.
Cranbrook Schools Photo
Hershey Montessori School Photo
Missouri Military Academy Photo - Established in 1889, Missouri Military Academy has transformed young men into leaders who are well-educated, prepared gentlemen of character. Our long history and distinct traditions inspire a sense of pride and duty among the young men who seek to fulfill their potential at MMA.
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.
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.
Olney Friends School Photo - The view of top campus from Livezey Lake. Olney Friends School sits on a 350-acre USDA certified organic campus.

Best Midwestern Boarding Schools (2022)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 1 Carmel Parkway
    MundeleinIL 60060
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 1150 students
  • 550 S. Albert St.
    Saint PaulMN 55116
    (312) 416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 940 students
  • 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
    St. LouisMO 63131
    (314) 692-6645

    Grades: 6-12 | 800 students
  • PO Box 801 39221 Woodward Ave.
    Bloomfield HillsMI 48303
    (248) 645-3610

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 795 students
  • 1300 Academy Road
    CulverIN 46511
    (574) 842-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 832 students
  • Freeman Academy
    Freeman Academy Photo - Freeman Academy - Faith-inspired learning for LIFE
    (Christian)
    PO BOX 1000 748 S. Main St.
    FreemanSD 57029
    (605) 925-4237

    Grades: 7-12 | K-12 (day) | 75 students
  • 3042 College St.
    AustinburgOH 44010
    (440) 275-2811

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 100 students
  • 11530 Madison Rd.
    HuntsburgOH 44046
    (440) 357-0918

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 64 students
  • 4000 M 137 Hwy
    InterlochenMI 49643
    (231) 276-7472

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 545 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 | 205 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) | 184 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 | 250 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
  • 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 | 32 students
  • 1000 Shumway Avenue
    FaribaultMN 55021
    (800) 421-2724

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 408 students
  • 5201 SPIRE Circle
    GenevaOH 44041
    (440) 466-1002

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 75 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 | 81 students
  • 1350 Gardena Avenue NE
    MinneapolisMN 55432
    (763) 586-6318

    Grades: 9-12 | 680 students
  • 101 North University
    Beaver DamWI 53916
    (800) 860-7725

    Grades: 9-12 | 184 students
  • 115 College Street
    HudsonOH 44236
    (330) 650-9717

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 441 students
  • 330 N. Glenview Avenue
    Milwaukee WI 53213
    (414) 453-4567

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 885 students
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