Best Mountaineering Boarding Schools (2021)
Holderness School Photo - Our alumni consistently tell us that our student run Job Program was formative for their future success, noting proudly that they were supervisors, event planners, and project managers before they even graduated high school.
Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac School rests on 350 rolling acres in the Northern Berkshires in New York. Hoosac believes that the individual student is the centerpiece of their education. We structure our academic programs to suit the strengths and passions of each student, helping them to reach their full potential.
Asheville School Photo - Boyd Chapel. Our Core Values are perseverance, integrity, respect, and compassion.
Steward Outdoor School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 740 acre campus located in coastal Connecticut.
Northwood School Photo - Northwood School is set on an 88 acre campus, walking distance from the village of Lake Placid, NY and based in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park.
New England Innovation Academy Photo - We will integrate human-centered design into the way we do reading, writing, or math so it becomes part of a student's reflexive response to solving problems.
Bodwell High School Photo - Bodwell students can learn a musical instrument in band or discover a passion in the visual arts.
Berkshire School Photo - Founded in 1907, Berkshire is a co-ed boarding and day school for grades 9-12 & PG. Advanced Math/ScienceResearch, Advanced Humanities Research, Sabin Entrepreneurial Prize, a range of arts offerings, and championship athletics on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Photo - With 160 students, relationships are at the core of the Colorado Rocky Mountain School experience. This close-knit community resides on a 320-acre historic ranch, at the confluence of two rivers and base of Mount Sopris, providing not only an outdoor learning laboratory but a launch point for boundless outdoor adventure.
Sun Valley Community School Photo - Our location allows students to enjoy a wide range of mountain activities that span four seasons. Students participate in alpine, big mountain, cross-country, freeski, and backcountry skiing, hiking, whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, figure skating, hockey, and more.
Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Experience Global Immersion in the American West. Our incredible 1100 acre campus sits at the foot of Colorado's Rocky Mountains on a veritable nature preserve amidst the bustling city of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Top Mountaineering Boarding Schools (2021)
- School Location Grades Students
- PO Box 388
Balsam, NC 28707
Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
- 955 Harbourside Drive
North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7P 3S4
Grades: 8-12 | 550 students
6085 Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland 6085
Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
- 211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 300 students
- Chemin de la Source
Leysin, Switzerland 1854
Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 120 students
- 280 Locke Drive
Marlborough, MA 01752
Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 64 students
- 253 Bushy Hill Road
Ivoryton, CT 06442
Grades: 6-9 | 14 students
- 1 Community School Drive
Sun Valley, ID 83353
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 435 students
Families who live outside the United States and who are not American citizens or Permanent Residents have to deal with a couple of additional steps when thinking of sending their children to an American boarding school.
Determining which programs are 'must haves' is an important part of choosing the right boarding school for your child.
Are you wondering whether boarding school is right for your child? Answer these five questions and you will be better able to determine whether it is.