Top North Carolina Boarding Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 4 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout North Carolina, serving 913 students.
Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School, established in 1842, is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory boarding and day school for girls in grades 9-12 in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the fourth oldest girls' boarding/day school in the United States.
Top North Carolina Boarding Schools (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- PO Box 388
Balsam, NC 28707
Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
- 900 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Grades: 9-12 | 296 students
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Parents considering schools should read New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's book about college admissions entitled Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Much of what he says applies in the private K-12 world.
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