Best Mountaineering Boarding Schools (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 23 boarding schools offering Mountaineering as an interscholastic sport, serving 5,251 students.
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The Academy at SOAR Photo - The Academy at SOAR is an accredited private boarding school. Students will graduate with a high school diploma.
Christ School Photo
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.
Asia Pacific International School Hawaii Photo
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.
Ecole d'Humanité Photo
New Hampton School Photo - Athletics that prepare student-athletes for college.
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.
Indian Mountain School
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.
Leysin American School in Switzerland (LAS) Photo - Belle Epoque Campus
Hebron Academy Photo - Albert Le Page Fitness Center and The Sommer Family Squash Courts
Mercersburg Academy Photo

Top Mountaineering Boarding Schools (2021)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    (828) 456-3435

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • 360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828) 254-6345

    Grades: 9-12 | 294 students
  • 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
    HauulaHI 96717
    (808) 670-1909

    Grades: 5-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 90 students
  • 245 North Undermountain Road
    SheffieldMA 01257
    (413) 229-1003

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 409 students
  • 955 Harbourside Drive
    North Vancouver, BCCanada V7P 3S4
    (604) 998-1000

    Grades: 8-12 | 550 students
  • Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828) 684-6232

    Grades: 8-12 | 293 students
  • 500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    (970) 963-2562

    Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
  • Dorfstrasse
    6085 Hasliberg GoldernSwitzerland 6085
    41339729292

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
  • 6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    (719) 391-5251

    Grades: 9-12 | 240 students
  • 14 Greenwood Lane
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802) 387-4545

    Grades: 6-12 | 55 students
  • 339 Paris Road PO Box 309
    HebronME 04238
    (207) 966-5225

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 256 students
  • Holderness School
    Holderness School Photo - In the Holderness classroom, each student is literally in the front row, with an average class size of 12. We offer AP courses spanning multiple disciplines and encourage students to pursue an intellectual passion of their own in their twelfth-grade year as part of the Senior Thesis program.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH 03264
    (603) 536-1747

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 280 students
  • Hoosac School
    Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac School was founded in 1889.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    (518) 686-7331

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 194 students
  • 211 Indian Mountain Road
    LakevilleCT 06039
    (435) 480-0871

    Grades: 5-9 | Pre-K-9 (day) | 300 students
  • Chemin de la Source
    LeysinSwitzerland 1854
    0041244934888

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students
  • 476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    (860) 927-0047

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 120 students
  • 100 Academy Drive
    MercersburgPA 17236
    (717) 328-6173

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 445 students
  • 280 Locke Drive
    MarlboroughMA 01752
    (508) 658-0170

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 64 students
  • 70 Main Street
    New HamptonNH 03256
    (603) 677-3401

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 340 students
  • 92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518) 523-3382

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 185 students
  • 253 Bushy Hill Road
    IvorytonCT 06442
    (860) 767-0848

    Grades: 6-9 | 14 students
  • 1 Community School Drive
    Sun ValleyID 83353
    (208) 622-3955

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 435 students
  • 59550 East Highway 26
    SandyOR 97055
    (503) 622-8931

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 35 students
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