Best New York Boarding Schools (2021-22)
Buffalo Seminary Photo - SEM is located in the heart of the historic Elmwood Village neighborhood of Buffalo, NY, just steps from cafes, shops and art galleries. As an urban boarding school, SEM students enjoy the culture, entertainment and shopping that only a city can offer.
Trinity-Pawling School Photo - One of the School`s most distinctive attributes is its signatory Effort System. Each boy at Trinity-Pawling is recognized and assessed in terms of the effort he devotes to a given endeavor. The learning objective inherent in this ethos of effort is to teach young people that the more they invest of themselves the greater their accomplishments will be.
EF Academy New York Photo - EF Academy's state-of-the-art science labs engage students in the STEM fields along with STEM clubs that include computer coding, 3D design and print club, engineering club, web, and app design club, electronics club and archaeology club. Our strongest science students apply to the Columbia University Science Honors Program which they participate in on Saturdays.
THINK Global School Photo - You'll be exposed to a wide array of truly unique customs, like this elephant blessing in Hampi, India.
The Knox School Photo - The Knox School is the oldest and most established private school in Long Island, New York. Today, Knox is a co-educational boarding and day school for grades 6-12 where the total well-being of every student is our top priority.
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.
Top New York Boarding Schools (2021-22)
- School Location Grades Students
- 205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222
Grades: 9-12, PG | 173 students
- 541 Long Beach Road
Saint James, NY 11780
Grades: 6-12, PG | 127 students
- 1 Morris Street
New York, NY 10004
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 600 students
- 78 Academy Ave.
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
- 4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grades: 4-9 | 76 students
- 22 Spackenkill Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grades: 8-12 | 5-12 (day) | 191 students
- 18 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
Grades: 6-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 368 students
- 1460 Broadway Street #7032
New York, NY 10036
Grades: 10-12 | 57 students
- 700 Route 22
Pawling, NY 12564
Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day) | 290 students
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