Top Riding Boarding Schools

previous
next
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.
The Orme School Photo - Sustainability is not a catch phrase here at Orme. It is a commitment that is woven into your daily life, from Sustainability Classes to your meals.
The Marvelwood School Photo - The math curriculum offers AP and Honors level classes, as well as small-group tutoring
Wasatch Academy Photo - Set within the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Utah, Wasatch Academy is a safe and great place for students to learn on the weekdays while playing on the weekends in the great outdoors.
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.
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!
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.
Kents Hill School Photo - Athletes enjoy the on-campus O'Connor Alpine Training Center for alpine racers and riders. Everyone enjoys it on Saturday nights!
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.
Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Fountain Valley School from the sky. Drone photo taken by Max Seigal FVS '06.
Oldfields School Photo - Our renowned equestrian program takes learning out of the classroom and into the barn.
Garrison Forest School Photo - View of Shriver Hall, which houses the health suite and dorm rooms for boarders.
Camden Military Academy Photo - A Proud Family!
Culver Academies Photo - Culver's athletic facilities include: Golf Course (Nine holes), Polo Arena, Crew Sheds, two Ice Hockey Rinks, an 8 Lane Pool, Diving Tank, 14 Outdoor Tennis Courts, 6 Indoor Tennis Courts, State of the Art Fitness Center with Trainers, 6 Indoor Basketball Courts, Fencing Facility, Free Weight Room, Softball Field, Baseball Field, Lighted Football Field, Lighted Soccer and Lacrosse Fields.
Foxcroft School Photo - Foxcroft School House
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.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Photo - With 165 students, relationships are at the core of the Colorado Rocky Mountain School 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.
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!
Fulford Academy 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.

Top Riding Boarding Schools (2019-20)

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

    Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800)948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • 500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    (970)963-2562

    Grades: 9-12 | 162 students
  • 1300 Academy Road
    CulverIN 46511
    (574)842-7100

    Grades: 9-12 | 842 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 School House
    All-girls 
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540)687-4340

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 178 students
  • 280 King Street East
    BrockvilleCanada K6V1E2
    (613)341-9330

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 110 students
  • 300 Garrison Forest Road
    Owings MillsMD 21117
    (410)559-3111

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 548 students
  • Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-girls 
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814)684-3000

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 285 students
  • PO Box 257, 1614 Main St., Rte. 17
    Kents HillME 04349
    (207)685-1606

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 230 students
  • 541 Long Beach Road
    Saint JamesNY 11780
    (631)686-1600

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 174 students
  • The Madeira School
    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.
    All-girls 
    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
  • Miss Hall's School
    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.
    All-girls 
    492 Holmes Road, PO Box 1166
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)499-1300

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 219 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 | 190 students
  • Oldfields School
    Oldfields School Photo - Our renowned equestrian program takes learning out of the classroom and into the barn.
    All-girls 
    1500 Glencoe Road
    Sparks GlencoeMD 21152
    (410)472-4800

    Grades: 8-12 | 160 students
  • 1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
    MayerAZ 86333
    (928)632-7601

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 154 students
  • PO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    (860)963-6120

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 367 students
  • Purnell School
    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.
    All-girls 
    51 Pottersville Road, P.O. Box 500
    PottersvilleNJ 07979
    (908)439-4009

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 60 students
  • St. Timothy's School
    St. Timothy's School Photo - The Commons is equal parts living room and dining room. The newest building on campus, the Commons is a gathering space that houses the dining hall and the new Redlands Cafe.
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    8400 Greenspring Avenue
    StevensonMD 21153
    (410)486-7401

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 200 students
  • 110 Woodbury Road
    WatertownCT 06795
    (860)945-7700

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 606 students
  • 10 Long Walk
    Saxtons RiverVT 05154
    (802)869-6229

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

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 340 students
Recent Articles
Whether a school uses the Harkness Table™ or doesn't use the Harkness Table™ is a matter of teaching style worth exploring in some detail.
Teaching in a residential school brings its own challenges as well as some very powerful advantages. Here's how to survive your stint as a teacher in a boarding school.
Applying to boarding school is a long process with many parts to it. This checklist will help you organize the process and manage your time efficiently.
Featured Schools
Featured Schools