Top Minnesota Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 9 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Minnesota, serving 3,969 students.
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.
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.
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.
Top Minnesota Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 550 S. Albert St.
Saint Paul, MN 55116
Grades: 9-12 | 1080 students
- 6385 Beach Rd
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 320 students
- 315 South Grove Avenue
Owatonna, MN 55060
Grades: 6-12 | 50 students
- 1200 Oakdale Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55118
Grades: 6-12 | 500 students
- 1350 Gardena Avenue NE
Fridley, MN 55432
Grades: 9-12 | 720 students
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