Best New York Boarding Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 4,237 students located throughout New York.

Top New York Boarding Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Buffalo Seminary
Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our oldest tradition may be forward thinking but we are anchored in many other traditions too. Roses and white dresses for commencement. Our Social & Academic Honor Code. Morning Meeting to start the day. ..
205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 885-6780
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 160 students
EF Academy New York
EF Academy New York Photo - EF Academy New York hosts 400 students from over 60 different countries including the United States.
(2)
582 Columbus Ave
Thornwood, NY 10594
(914) 495-6056
Grades: 9-12
| 400 students
Emma Willard School
Emma Willard School Photo
(9)
285 Pawling Avenue
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 833-1320
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 356 students
Hoosac School
Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac School was founded in 1889.
(Episcopal)
14 Pine Valley Road
Hoosick, NY 12089
(518) 686-7331
Grades: 8-12, PG
| 240 students
The Knox School
The Knox School Photo - Founded in 1904, The Knox School is Long Island's oldest established private school. Our inclusive environment serves grades 6-12 and Post-Graduate, providing students with a broad world perspective and a wide range of skills to prepare them for the next phase of their journeys.
(1)
541 Long Beach Road
Saint James, NY 11780
(631) 686-1600
Grades: 6-12, PG
| 120 students
1 Morris Street
New York, NY 10004
(212) 232-0266
Grades: 9-12
Pre-K-12 (day)
| 600 students
The Masters School
The Masters School Photo - The Masters School sits on 96 acres overlooking the Hudson River, 12 miles from the heart of New York City. Our 700 students in grades 5 through 12 are independent thinkers who enjoy being challenged, whether it`s in the classroom, on the field or on the stage.
(8)
49 Clinton Avenue
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
(914) 479-6420
Grades: 9-12
5-12 (day)
| 699 students
78 Academy Ave.
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
(845) 534-3710
Grades: 7-12, PG
| 120 students
North Country School
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.
4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-9329
Grades: 4-9
| 78 students
Northwood School
Northwood School Photo
(1)
92 Northwood Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
(518) 523-3382
Grades: 9-12, PG
| 190 students
Oakwood Friends School
Oakwood Friends School Photo - Autumn colors on campus
(Quaker)
22 Spackenkill Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
(845) 462-4200
Grades: 8-12
5-12 (day)
| 191 students
Ross School
Ross School Photo
18 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
(631) 907-5400
Grades: 6-12, PG
PK-12, PG (day)
| 314 students
The Stony Brook School
The Stony Brook School Photo - The Stony Brook School is a private Christian college preparatory boarding and day school (grades 7-12), distinguished for its academics and set apart by its mission. The 55-acre campus is located 50 miles east of New York City on Long Island's north shore and is home to 460 students from 20 countries and all over the United States.
(Christian)
1 Chapman Parkway
Stony Brook, NY 11790
(631) 751-1800
Grades: 7-12
| 460 students
The Storm King School
The Storm King School Photo - Small classes and a personalized environment enable college-bound students to succeed at The Storm King School.
(5)
314 Mountain Road
Cornwall on Hudson, NY 12520
(845) 534-9860
Grades: 8-12, PG
| n/a students
THINK Global School
THINK Global School Photo - THINK Global School is comprised of 41 high school students who hail from all over the world. It's an opportunity to live next to and learn from a truly global student body.
1460 Broadway Street #4027
New York, NY 10036
(646) 504-6924
Grades: 10-12
| 41 students
Trinity-Pawling School
Trinity-Pawling School Photo - The next-generation school for boys is here, on a campus that feels warm and welcoming and human-scaled, in an academic community that thinks ahead, looks forward, and gets transformational results.
(Episcopal)
(1)
700 Route 22
Pawling, NY 12564
(845) 855-4825
Grades: 8-12, PG
7-12, PG (day)
| 268 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many boarding schools are located in New York?
There are 16 college-preparatory boarding schools located in New York.
What is the average tuition cost of boarding school in New York?
The average New York boarding school tuition cost is $70,385 per year.
What is the oldest boarding school in New York?
Oakwood Friends School, founded in 1796, is the oldest boarding school in New York.
What boarding school in New York has the lowest acceptance rates?
THINK Global School has the lowest boarding school acceptance rate (12%) in New York.
What boarding school in New York has the highest average SAT scores?
Ross School has the highest average SAT scores (1575) in New York.

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