Top Riding Boarding Schools

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Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Fountain Valley School from the sky. Drone photo taken by Max Seigal FVS '06.
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Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Fountain Valley School from the sky. Drone photo taken by Max Seigal FVS '06.
Bishop's College School Photo - Our mission is simple: to create a caring community of learning and development where cultures connect and individuals matter. Our commitment to excellence in academics, wellness, athletics, creativity, and service contribute to a lifetime of engagement and global competence.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo - Miller School of Albemarle, a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and post-graduate, opened its doors in 1878 with 33 students. Girls first enrolled in 1884, making it one of the nation`s oldest coeducational boarding schools. The school is situated 12 miles west of Charlottesville on a gently rolling campus of 1600 pristine acres.
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.
Foxcroft School Photo - Foxcroft School House
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.
Miss Hall's School Photo - The Athletic Department at Miss Hall's instills in student-athletes the values of fitness, teamwork, and competition while inspiring each girl to master physical skills, envision her potential, strive to attain goals, build confidence, and experience the power of community pride.
Vermont Academy Photo - Vermont Academy students are curious and adventurous. They are innovators and tinkerers. They feel free to take risks and try new things.
Purnell School Photo - Ninth grade students work on creating their own Advice Blog during their Seminar Class. Their blog is a part of Purnell's award-winning Affinities Program.
Garrison Forest School Photo - View of Shriver Hall, which houses the health suite and dorm rooms for boarders.
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.
Grier School Photo
Kents Hill School Photo - The Performing Arts Center in Newton Hall houses the performing arts program, which includes the Contemporary Band, Kents Hill Singers, and the Kents Hill Chamber music group.
North Central Texas Academy Photo - The NCTA music department produces some outstanding musicians and singers -- many taking #1 ratings at State TAPPS meets. The NCTA art team captured the TAPPS State Championship three years in a row -- 2011, 2012, and 2013 . . . an amazing feat!
The Marvelwood School Photo - The math curriculum offers AP and Honors level classes, as well as small-group tutoring
The Madeira School Photo - Madeira's 376-acre campus in McLean, Virginia, overlooks the Potomac River from a perch just 12 miles northwest of Washington, D.C.
High Mowing School Photo - The only International Waldorf boarding & day school in North America, High Mowing welcomes students from across the globe. Explore our 300-acre classroom. Become a citizen of the world, a steward of the land with a global perspective. Join us, get connected.
Montverde Academy Photo - Montverde Academy offers considerable advantages to parents and students seeking the highest quality education for entrance into the world's elite colleges and universities. Montverde Academy is an international, coeducational, independent college preparatory school for grades PK3-12, with our boarding program serving grades 7-12, and post-graduate studies located conveniently in beautiful central Florida. Come and see the Montverde difference today!
The Ethel Walker School Photo
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Photo - With 165 students, relationships are at the core of the CRMS experience. This close-knit community resides on a 320-acre historic ranch, at the confluence of two rivers and base of Mount Sopris, providing not only an outdoor learning laboratory but a launch point for boundless outdoor adventure.

Top Riding Boarding Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 80 chemin Moulton Hill
    Sherbrooke, QuebecCanada J1M 1Z8
    819-566-0238

    Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
  • 500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    970-963-2562

    Grades: 9-12 | 165 students
  • 230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    860-408-4200

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
  • 6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    719-391-5251

    Grades: 9-12 | 230 students
  • Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Foxcroft Riding
    All-girls 
    P.O. Box 5555
    MiddleburgVA 20118
    540-687-4340

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 178 students
  • 300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    410-559-3111

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 298 students
  • Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-girls 
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    814-684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 285 students
  • 222 Isaac Frye Highway
    WiltonNH 03086
    6036542391

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 120 students
  • PO Box 257, 1614 Main St., Rte. 17
    Kents HillME 04349
    207-685-1606

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 230 students
  • 8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    703-556-8273

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 325 students
  • 476 Skiff Mountain Road
    KentCT 06757
    860-927-0047

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 140 students
  • 131 Millbrook School Road
    MillbrookNY 12545
    845-677-8261

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 310 students
  • 1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 170 students
  • 492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    413-499-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 250 students
  • 17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    407-469-2561

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1300 students
  • 3846 N. Hwy. 144
    GranburyTX 76048
    254.897.4822

    Grades: K-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 192 students
  • 92 Northwood Road
    Lake PlacidNY 12946
    518-523-3382

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 175 students
  • PO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    860-963-6120

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 367 students
  • Purnell School
    Purnell School Photo - Twelfth grade student working on a mural in the Johnson Art Center.
    All-girls 
    51 Pottersville Road, P.O. Box 500
    PottersvilleNJ 07979
    908-439-4009

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 60 students
  • 110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    860-945-7700

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 606 students
  • 10 Long Walk
    Saxtons RiverVT 05154
    8028696229

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 230 students
  • 120 South 100 West
    Mt. PleasantUT 84647
    435-462-1400

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 340 students
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