Top New England Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 96 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout New England, serving 35019 students.
Cheshire Academy Photo - Bowden Hall, completed in 1796, is the oldest schoolhouse in continuous use in the state of Connecticut
Worcester Academy Photo - Worcester Academy is a place where life takes an interesting turn. It's called the real world, where success doesn't always come easy, but it's worth the extra effort.
St. Johnsbury Academy Photo - Through the Colwell Center for Global Understanding at St. Johnsbury Academy, our students are exposed to many opportunities to travel abroad.
The Greenwood School Photo - "Makers of Vermont" is a signature program at The Greenwood School in VT, where students learn to craft metal objects and tools in our blacksmith's forge.
Kent School Photo - Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
Brewster Academy Photo - Welcome to Wolfeboro! Brewster's lakeside location provides students with a variety of resources on and off campus. Our outdoor facilities include six athletic fields, nine tennis courts, and a boathouse which provides storage and work areas for rowing shells and "420" racing sailboats. The Outdoor Skills Program takes advantage of the White Mountains for ice and rock climbing, and hiking.
The Taft School Photo - More than a century has passed since Mr. Taft founded our school. While the world and the school have changed dramatically, his fundamental values endure: work hard, without regard for public acclaim; develop all your talents: academic, artistic, and athletic; and most importantly, give of yourself to others.
The White Mountain School Photo - All students complete an independent project through our LASR program. LASR stands for Leadership, Arts, Service, and Research. These general categories demonstrate the range of projects that students choose to undertake. This program is our way of saying that passion matters, and that we know each and every student has a spark that we want to help focus.
Rock Point School Photo - Yoga and Mindfulness class helps students start the day focused and energized.
Northfield Mount Hermon Photo - NMH is a coed boarding school serving 650 students in grades 9-12. We also offer a postgraduate year. Our wooded campus borders the Connecticut River in western Massachusetts, and in this beautiful setting, we challenge young people to think hard, work hard, discover new talents, and hone the ones they already possess.
Top New England Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
- 84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grades: 9-10 | 51 students
- 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 225 students
- PO Box 292
North Bridgton, ME 04057
Grades: 11-12, PG | 185 students
- 62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
Grades: 6-9 | 225 students
- 18 Lehmann Way, PO Box 522
Dublin, NH 03444
Grades: 9-12 | 165 students
- 230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
- 48 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
Grades: 7-9 | K-9 (day) | 475 students
- 975 West Main Street
Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
Grades: 9-12, PG | 435 students
- 745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
Grades: 9-12, PG | 578 students
- 1 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922
Grades: 9-12 | 402 students
- 14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
- 28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
- 222 Isaac Frye Highway
Wilton, NH 03086
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 120 students
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