Best Riding Boarding Schools (2021)
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.
Tallulah Falls School Photo - So much of a student's success in school can be related to their peers. Our students come from all walks of life with the common goal of reaching their highest potential personally and academically. As a community, they encourage each other to greater success.
The Marvelwood School Photo - Community Service Wednesday is an important part of the weekly schedule and the mission of the School.
Chatham Hall Photo - Our traditions are a vital force: They bridge the generations, bond students, and help us continually build our community. Best of all, they're a lot of fun (and they help make Chatham Hall the unique place it is).
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.
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.
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!
San Domenico School Photo - The San Domenico Dance department offers an in depth training program in ballet, modern dance, jazz and choreography with professional master teachers and choreographers. The four-year program offers opportunities to explore dance from the beginning to the advanced level. Courses may include homework such as, journaling, book reports, field trips, performance critiques, resumes, biographies, grant proposals and choreography.
Miss Hall's School Photo - "The best thing about MHS is how friendly everyone is and how easy it is to become part of the community. I had an abundance of new friends on the first day of orientation, and I had bonded with my teachers by the end of the first week of classes." - Current Student
Garrison Forest School Photo - View of Shriver Hall, which houses the health suite and dorm rooms for boarders.
Oldfields School Photo - Oldfields' campus is 130 acres located in Maryland's scenic horse country, and is close to cultural centers including Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City and only 30 minutes from the international airport, BWI.
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
Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Experience Global Immersion in the American West. Our incredible 1100 acre campus sits at the foot of Colorado's Rocky Mountains on a veritable nature preserve amidst the bustling city of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Top Riding Boarding Schools (2021)
- School Location Grades Students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
- 234 Global edu-ro, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si
Jeju-do, South Korea 63644
Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 920 students
- Route de Belfort 10
Porrentruy, Switzerland 2900
Grades: 6-12, PG | 3-12, PG (day) | 160 students
- 230 Bushy Hill Road
Simsbury, CT 06070
Grades: 7-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 236 students
- 300 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 548 students
- 541 Long Beach Road
Saint James, NY 11780
Grades: 6-12, PG | 150 students
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 120 students
- 1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 680 students
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