Best New England Boarding Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 83 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 30,545 students located throughout New England.

Best New England Boarding Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Academy of the Holy Family
Academy of the Holy Family Photo - Ambassadors Club
(Catholic)
54 W. Main Street Box 691
Baltic, CT 06330
(860) 822-6279
Grades: 9-12
| 40 students
Applewild School
Applewild School Photo - The core values and core competencies we promote and the relationships we foster among all members of our diverse community prepare our students to be confident learners and engaged citizens.
120 Prospect Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 342-6053
Grades: 4-9
PK-9 (day)
| 330 students
Avon Old Farms School
Avon Old Farms School Photo - Nestled among Cotswold-inspired architecture on 860 acres in the Farmington Valley, Avon Old Farms stands as the leader in preparing boys to become men.
(6)
500 Old Farms Road
Avon, CT 06001
(800) 464-2866
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 405 students
The Bement School
The Bement School Photo
94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-4209
Grades: 3-9
K-9 (day)
| 220 students
Berkshire School
Berkshire School Photo - Founded in 1907, Berkshire School is a coed college preparatory boarding and day school for 400 ninth-12th graders and post-graduates, offering a forward-thinking curriculum and state-of-the-art facilities on a 400-acre campus in Sheffield, Mass.
(17)
245 North Undermountain Road
Sheffield, MA 01257
(413) 229-1003
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 425 students
Brewster Academy
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.
(10)
80 Academy Drive
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
(603) 569-7200
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 355 students
Bridgton Academy
Bridgton Academy Photo - Welcome to Bridgton Academy! Located in the Western Maine foothills and the heart of Maine's Lake Region, we've been preparing young men for the rigors of college and beyond since 1808. We Know PG.
11 Academy Lane
North Bridgton, ME 04057
(207) 647-3322
Grades: 12-12, PG
| 155 students
Brooks School
Brooks School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 251 acre campus located on the shores of Lake Cochichewick.
(Episcopal)
(10)
1160 Great Pond Road
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 725-6272
Grades: 9-12
| 346 students
Buxton School
Buxton School Photo - At Buxton, we provide the time, experience, and environment that inspire young people to learn more and go deeper. Our students are doers, both in school and in life. Education at Buxton is not passive; it is a stimulating and constant process of questioning, discovering, synthesizing and sharing.
(4)
291 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267
(413) 458-3919
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 90 students
45 Georgian Road
Weston, MA 02493
(781) 642-8650
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 310 students
Canterbury School
Canterbury School Photo - At Canterbury, you will develop the skills most essential to meeting future challenges and succeeding in college. These start with critical thinking, excellence in writing, and a solid foundation in digital literacy.
(Catholic)
(1)
101 Aspetuck Avenue
New Milford, CT 06776
(860) 210-3832
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 325 students
Cardigan Mountain School
Cardigan Mountain School Photo
(2)
62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
(603) 523-3548
Grades: 6-9
| 230 students
CATS Academy Boston
CATS Academy Boston Photo - Adams Hall
(1)
2001 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(857) 400-9700
Grades: 8-12, PG
| 380 students
Cheshire Academy
Cheshire Academy Photo - Our 104 acre (0.42 sq km) campus is in the center of the quiet, beautiful Town of Cheshire, CT. Though just a two hour drive to both Boston and New York, Cheshire is a quiet small town where students are in walking distance of a few area shops and cafes.
(5)
10 Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
(203) 439-7250
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 343 students
Choate Rosemary Hall
Choate Rosemary Hall Photo
(30)
333 Christian Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 697-2239
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 867 students
Cushing Academy
Cushing Academy Photo - Main Building
(3)
39 School Street
Ashburnham, MA 01430
(978) 827-7300
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 385 students
Dana Hall School
Dana Hall School Photo - Dana Hall focuses on providing an education with purpose-one that is infused with helping girls navigate and articulate what's important to them.
(6)
45 Dana Road
Wellesley, MA 02482
(781) 489-1331
Grades: 9-12
5-12 (day)
| 465 students
Deerfield Academy
Deerfield Academy Photo
(14)
7 Boyden Lane
Deerfield, MA 01342
(413) 774-1400
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 653 students
Dublin School
Dublin School Photo - There`s dramatic beauty that is apparent on your first visit to Dublin. Surrounded by unspoiled forests, pristine lakes and Mt. Monadnock - the most climbed mountain in the world, our 500-acre campus supports a vibrant and supportive community of scholars, artists and athletes.
(1)
18 Lehmann Way, PO Box 522
Dublin, NH 03444
(603) 563-7075
Grades: 9-12
| 165 students
Eagle Hill School
Eagle Hill School Photo - The PJM STEM center houses science and math classrooms, labs, and makerspaces. Anything that can be imagined can be created in the PJM STEM center!
(2)
P.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
Hardwick, MA 01037
(413) 477-6000
Grades: 8-12
| 220 students
230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
(860) 408-4200
Grades: 7-12, PG
6-12, PG (day)
| 236 students
Fay School
Fay School Photo - Fay School is an independent, co-educational school 25 miles from Boston serving students in kindergarten through grade 9, with boarding available for grades 7-9. Our school is a place of discovery, challenge, collaboration, and growth - a closely-knit learning community where our skillful, dedicated faculty inspires students to achieve excellence in all pursuits.
(1)
48 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
(508) 490-8201
Grades: 7-9
K-9 (day)
| 475 students
The Fessenden School
The Fessenden School Photo
250 Waltham Street
West Newton, MA 02465
(617) 630-2300
Grades: 5-9
PK-9 (day)
| 541 students
Forman School
Forman School Photo - The Forman Green is at the center of campus life. Surrounded by dorms and faculty homes, it reflects the traditional charm of an historic New England community.
(6)
12 Norfolk Road, P.O. Box 80
Litchfield, CT 06759
(860) 567-1802
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 210 students
Foxcroft Academy
Foxcroft Academy Photo - www.foxcroftacademy.org or follow us on Twitter @foxcroftacademy
(1)
975 West Main Street
Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
(207) 564-8664
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 410 students
99 Green Hill Road
Washington, CT 06793
(860) 868-7334
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 325 students
Fryeburg Academy
Fryeburg Academy Photo
(1)
745 Main Street
Fryeburg, ME 04037
(207) 935-2013
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 578 students
Gould Academy
Gould Academy Photo - A rigorous academic curriculum is at the core of the Gould Academy experience. Our students are innovators, creators, risk-takers, and complex problem solvers.
(2)
39 Church Street
Bethel, ME 04217
(207) 824-7777
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 210 students
1 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922
(978) 499-3120
Grades: 9-12
| 415 students
The Greenwood School
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.
14 Greenwood Lane
Putney, VT 05346
(802) 387-4545
Grades: 6-12
| 50 students
Hillside School
Hillside School Photo - Hillside School is located on 150 acres of land that is 45 minutes from Boston and 20 minutes from Worcester.
404 Robin Hill Street
Marlborough, MA 01752
(508) 485-3483
Grades: 4-9
| 140 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)
(9)
PO Box 1879
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-1747
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 300 students
211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
(435) 480-0871
Grades: 5-9
PK-9 (day)
| 300 students
Kent School
Kent School Photo
(Episcopal)
1 Macedonia Road
Kent, CT 06757
(860) 927-6111
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 520 students
Kents Hill School
Kents Hill School Photo - Our idyllic, 400-acre campus is nestled in the midst of the Belgrade Lakes and provides sweeping views of the mountains of Maine and New Hampshire.
(1)
PO Box 257, 1614 Main St., Rte. 17
Kents Hill, ME 04349
(207) 685-1606
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 250 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many boarding schools are located in New England area of the USA?
There are 83 college-preparatory boarding schools located in New England area of the USA.
What is the average tuition cost of boarding school in New England area of the USA?
The average New England area of the USA boarding school tuition cost is $68,444 per year.
What is the oldest boarding school in New England area of the USA?
The Governor's Academy (formerly Governor Dummer Academy), founded in 1763, is the oldest boarding school in New England area of the USA.
What boarding school in New England area of the USA has the lowest acceptance rates?
Deerfield Academy has the lowest boarding school acceptance rate (13%) in New England area of the USA.
What boarding school in New England area of the USA has the highest average SAT scores?
Marvelwood School has the highest average SAT scores (1480) in New England area of the USA.

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