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The Knox School Photo - As an institution that is mission-driven and intentional in its structure and purpose, The Knox School created its academic program to provide capable students with opportunities to excel within a liberal arts program that are infused with artistic and athletic pursuits.
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The Knox School Photo - As an institution that is mission-driven and intentional in its structure and purpose, The Knox School created its academic program to provide capable students with opportunities to excel within a liberal arts program that are infused with artistic and athletic pursuits.
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.
New York Military Academy Photo
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.
The Masters School Photo - The Masters School was founded in 1877.
Oakwood Friends School Photo - Art with Friends
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.
Ross School Photo
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.
The Storm King School Photo - The Storm King School embraces truth, respect, and responsibility.
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.
St. Francis High School Photo - Friars' Hall
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.
The Stony Brook School Photo
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.
Emma Willard School Photo - Emma Girls share a laugh in one of our historic dormitories.

Top New York Boarding Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Individualized college counseling helps each student explore options that are right for her.
    All-girls 
    205 Bidwell Parkway
    BuffaloNY 14222
    (716)885-6780

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 195 students
  • 110 Darrow Road
    New LebanonNY 12125
    (518)794-6006

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 110 students
  • 582 Columbus Avenue
    ThornwoodNY 10594
    (914)495-6028

    Grades: 9-12 | 670 students
  • 285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518)833-1320

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 358 students
  • Hoosac School
    Hoosac School Photo - Hoosac Hockey won the New England Championship in 2007. Our team has great history at Hoosac and we play several tournaments each year, like this one at RPI.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    (518)686-7331

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 163 students
  • 9790 Thayer Street
    HoughtonNY 14744
    (585)567-8115

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day) | 101 students
  • 541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    (631)686-1600

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 157 students
  • 1 Morris Street
    New YorkNY 10004
    (212)232-0266

    Grades: 9-12 | 750 students
  • 49 Clinton Avenue
    Dobbs FerryNY 10522
    (914)479-6420

    Grades: 9-12 | 5-12 (day) | 499 students
  • 131 Millbrook School Road
    MillbrookNY 12545
    (845)677-8261

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 310 students
  • 78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520
    (845)534-3710

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 90 students
  • 4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518)523-9329

    Grades: 4-9 | 81 students
  • 92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518)523-3382

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 175 students
  • 22 Spackenkill Road
    PoughkeepsieNY 12603
    (845)462-4200

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 165 students
  • 18 Goodfriend Drive
    East HamptonNY 11937
    (631)907-5400

    Grades: 6-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 368 students
  • St. Francis High School
    St. Francis High School Photo - Gacioch Family Athletic Center
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    4129 Lake Shore Road
    HamburgNY 14075
    (716)627-1200

    Grades: 9-12 | 520 students
  • 1 Chapman Parkway
    Stony BrookNY 11790
    (631)751-1800

    Grades: 7-12 | 386 students
  • 314 Mountain Road
    Cornwall on HudsonNY 12520
    (845)458-7542

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 180 students
  • 1460 Broadway Street #7032
    New YorkNY 10036
    (646)504-6924

    Grades: 10-12 | 57 students
  • Trinity-Pawling School
    Trinity-Pawling School Photo - Make yourself at home at Trinity-Pawling. And then leap out of your comfort zone. As a brotherhood, we're a caring community that will push you to be nothing short of extraordinary.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845)855-4825

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day) | 300 students
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