Top New England Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 92 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout New England, serving 33422 students.
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.
Avon Old Farms School Photo - Our 860 acre campus is comprised of breathtaking panoramic vistas; rustic hiking trails; a serene pond for swimming and fishing; and abundant seasonal foliage.
Suffield Academy Photo - The Bell on Suffield's Bell Hill is a central school symbol. All students ring it after receiving their Suffield diplomas at Commencement, and victorious athletic teams ring it throughout the year.
Kent School Photo - Our campus is located along the shores of the Housatonic River, adjacent to the town of Kent.
Thornton Academy Photo - Thornton Academy has been preparing students for a changing world since 1811. A rigorous and broad-based program of academic, arts and athletic opportunities challenges students to reach their potential in readiness for lifelong learning and productive participation in our dynamic world.
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.
Choate Rosemary Hall Photo - Choate has adopted a one-to-one iPad program. We have taken the iPad, a transformative device in our students' personal lives and made it a powerful ally in our academic work and in the classroom.
Concord Academy Photo - Elizabeth B. Hall Chapel is a frequent gathering place for the CA community, particularly for Senior Chapel Talks that begin three or four of our mornings every week.
Phillips Exeter Academy Photo - Every classroom at Exeter has a Harkness table, which seats a teacher and 12 students, placing students at the center of the learning process.
Lyndon Institute Photo - Our academic team offers a multi-tiered instructional framework that includes a multitude of resources to address each individual student's academic need. The supports vary in intensity, allowing for timely interventions for each student. Through personalized learning plans, we strive to provide targeted and differentiated instruction at the earliest indication of student need at a level of intensity that is responsive
Dana Hall School Photo - Teams sports are not the only avenue for Dana students to gain the essential health benefits of fitness and athletics.
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
- 404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
Grades: 5-9 | 150 students
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