Top New York Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 20 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout New York, serving 5,635 students.
North Country School Photo - North Country School's 220-acre campus is located in the Adirondack Mountains near Lake Placid, New York, a popular resort town and the site of two Winter Olympic Games. Many of our buildings use solar energy and biomass heating to help reduce the school's carbon footprint and to teach and model responsible and sustainable living practices.
Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac has a beautiful 350 acre campus in upstate New York. Just 3 hours by car or Amtrak from Manhattan or a short ride to Albany, NY for excellent shopping and a variety of cultural events.
Leman Manhattan Photo - Leman Manhattan Preparatory School students are prepared to be standouts at their first choice colleges, including Ivy Leagues, top-tier universities and specialized schools across the U.S.
Houghton Academy Photo - Classrooms, offices, auditorium, gymnasium, and cafeteria are all located in the primary school building.
THINK Global School Photo - You'll be exposed to a wide array of truly unique customs, like this elephant blessing in Hampi, India.
Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our one-to-one tablet computer program gives each girl instant access to a wealth of information.
EF Academy New York Photo - Students at EF Academy are welcoming and open. With so much diversity here, everyone fits in!
Millbrook School Photo - Millbrook's 800-acre campus is expansive yet intimate, traditional yet contemporary. The tranquil setting inspires life-changing ideas, while the energy and resources of nearby New York City are a natural extension of our classrooms. We are in the midst of the bountiful Hudson Valley, yet the commuter rail to NYC is just 5 miles from campus.
Northwood School Photo - Northwood School is set on an 88 acre campus, walking distance from the village of Lake Placid, NY and based in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park.
Trinity-Pawling School Photo - We teach our art classes in a step-by-step manner-how to match pitch, to throw a pot, to draw a line. Even if you think you're not artistic, you'll build on these skills over time so you can develop your own creativity and awaken the artist in you.
Darrow School Photo - The athletic program emphasizes teamwork, fitness, and the development of specific skills. All students participate in each of the three seasons. Interscholastic teams compete in soccer, cross-country, basketball, softball, lacrosse, tennis, and Ultimate Frisbee.
Top New York Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222
Grades: 9-12, PG | 195 students
- 582 Columbus Avenue
Thornwood, NY 10594
Grades: 9-12 | 670 students
- 9790 Thayer Street
Houghton, NY 14744
Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day) | 101 students
- 541 Long Beach Road
Saint James, NY 11780
Grades: 6-12, PG | 157 students
- 1 Morris Street
New York, NY 10004
Grades: 9-12 | 750 students
- 4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grades: 4-9 | 81 students
- 22 Spackenkill Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 165 students
- 18 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
Grades: 6-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 368 students
- 4129 Lake Shore Road
Hamburg, NY 14075
Grades: 9-12 | 520 students
- 314 Mountain Road
Cornwall on Hudson, NY 12520
Grades: 8-12, PG | 180 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) | 300 students
The wide range of fine academic, athletic, and other facilities found in boarding schools underscores the determination of schools to provide the very best for their students.
Here then are a dozen boarding schools which charge approximately $20,000 per year or less for tuition, room and board.
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