Best Post-Graduate Boarding Schools (2021)
For the 2021 school year, there are 138 boarding schools offering a post-graduate (PG) year, serving 47,511 students.
Learn more about the benefits of a post-graduate (PG) year at boarding school.
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 is infused with artistic and athletic pursuits in preparation for higher education at selective colleges and universities.
The Taft School Photo - More than a century has passed since Mr. Taft founded our school. While the world and the school have changed dramatically, his fundamental values endure: work hard, without regard for public acclaim; develop all your talents: academic, artistic, and athletic; and most importantly, give of yourself to others.
Phillips Academy Andover Photo - The quintessential New England campus is 21 miles to Boston by car or train, and a 10 minute walk to downtown Andover.
IMG Academy Photo - IMG Academy attracts student-athletes from around the world, with nearly 80 countries represented in each graduating class.
St. Johnsbury Academy Photo - Through the Colwell Center for Global Understanding at St. Johnsbury Academy, our students are exposed to many opportunities to travel abroad.
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.
Washington Academy Photo - Washington Academy, established in 1792, is one of the oldest day & boarding co-ed high schools in the USA. It is located on the Downeast Maine coast, and boast 425 total students from 25 different countries. The Alumni Building is one of nine buildings on its 75+ acre campus.
Cheshire Academy Photo - Bowden Hall, completed in 1796, is the oldest schoolhouse in continuous use in the state of Connecticut. Founded in 1794, Cheshire Academy is the 10th oldest boarding school in the US.
Northfield Mount Hermon Photo - NMH is a coed boarding school serving 650 students in grades 9-12. We also offer a postgraduate year. Our wooded campus borders the Connecticut River in western Massachusetts, and in this beautiful setting, we challenge young people to think hard, work hard, discover new talents, and hone the ones they already possess.
Missouri Military Academy Photo - Established in 1889, Missouri Military Academy has transformed young men into leaders who are well-educated, prepared gentlemen of character. Our long history and distinct traditions inspire a sense of pride and duty among the young men who seek to fulfill their potential at MMA.
Top Post-Graduate Boarding Schools (Exclusive Focus) (2021)
Top Post-Graduate Boarding Schools (2021)
- School Location Grades Students
- 7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1600 students
- PO Box 292
North Bridgton, ME 04057
Grades: 11-12, PG | 185 students
- 205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222
Grades: 9-12, PG | 173 students
- 300 Calverton School Rd
Huntingtown, MD 20639
Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 286 students
- Route de Belfort 10
Porrentruy, Switzerland 2900
Grades: 6-12, PG | 3-12, PG (day) | 160 students
- 6544 Murray Lane
Brentwood, TN 37027
Grades: 9-12, PG | 10 students
6085 Hasliberg Goldern, Switzerland 6085
Grades: 8-12, PG | 120 students
- 230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
Grades: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
- 99 Green Hill Road
Washington, CT 06793
Grades: 9-12, PG | 300 students
Families who live outside the United States and who are not American citizens or Permanent Residents have to deal with a couple of additional steps when thinking of sending their children to an American boarding school.
Determining which programs are 'must haves' is an important part of choosing the right boarding school for your child.
Are you wondering whether boarding school is right for your child? Answer these five questions and you will be better able to determine whether it is.