Top New York Boarding Schools

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EF Academy New York Photo - Students at EF Academy are welcoming and open. With so much diversity here, everyone fits in!
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.
Emma Willard School Photo
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.
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.
Oakwood Friends School Photo - Art with Friends
The Stony Brook School Photo - Trips to New York City, Open Dorms, faculty Open Houses, outdoor excursions, ski trips, vans to the mall and movies, concerts, dances, and a wide range of Community Service opportunities are a just few of the many optional weekend activities offered at Stony Brook.
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.
Houghton Academy Photo - Classrooms, offices, auditorium, gymnasium, and cafeteria are all located in the primary school building.
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.
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.
St. Francis High School Photo - Friars' Hall
Ross School Photo
Buffalo Seminary Photo - Our one-to-one tablet computer program gives each girl instant access to a wealth of information.
The Masters School Photo - The Masters School was founded in 1877.
THINK Global School Photo - You'll be exposed to a wide array of truly unique customs, like this elephant blessing in Hampi, India.
New York Military Academy 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.

Top New York Boarding Schools (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Buffalo Seminary
    Buffalo Seminary Photo - Graduation 2017 - 66 girls celebrate the way generations of SEM graduates have.
    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 | 650 students
  • 285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518)833-1320

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 355 students
  • Hoosac School
    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.
    (Episcopal)
    PO Box 9
    HoosickNY 12089
    (518)686-7331

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 192 students
  • 9790 Thayer Street
    HoughtonNY 14744
    (585)567-8115

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day) | 94 students
  • 541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    (631)686-1600

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 174 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 | 100 students
  • 4382 Cascade Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518)523-9329

    Grades: 4-9 | 70 students
  • 92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    (518)523-3382

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 190 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 - Friars' Hall
    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 | 411 students
  • 1460 Broadway Street #7032
    New YorkNY 10036
    (646)504-6924

    Grades: 10-12 | 57 students
  • Trinity-Pawling School
    Trinity-Pawling School Photo - Find your home away from home on our stunning 230-acre campus. We're a buzzing community, with 8 dorms, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, a chapel, and an Arts Center with a theater and painting studios. Zip into New York City by train for cultural activities, or enjoy the great outdoors just minutes from campus.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845)855-4825

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day) | 299 students
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