Top New Hampshire Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 13 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout New Hampshire, serving 4,206 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.
Tilton School Photo - Beyond the academic requirement in art, all Tilton students have opportunities to gain significant experience in creative and cultural arts.
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.
Hampshire Country School Photo - Island Pond covers 39 acres and is used regularly for canoeing, swimming and fishing.
Brewster Academy Photo - Freshwater Ecology students access the largest freshwater laboratory in the state (Lake Winnipesaukee), without leaving campus.
Dublin School Photo - Winners of Bronze at Nationals, none had ever rowed before Dublin. Dublin is a place where you can discover your passion and have the opportunity and support to achieve it.
Proctor Academy Photo - Proctor`s campus includes over forty-five buildings, twenty small dormitories, its own privately owned and operated ski hill, state of the art classrooms and art facilities, 3,000 acres of forest and ponds surrounding beautiful natural and synthetic playing fields that are tucked against Ragged Mountain`s south slope.
Top New Hampshire Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades 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
- 28 Patey Circle
Rindge, NH 03461
Grades: 3-12 | 21 students
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