Best Southern Boarding Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 49 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 21,584 students located throughout Southern.
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IMG Academy Photo - The recreational area offers a renowned boarding school experience. Complete with outdoor theater, sport courts, resort-style pool, and more, this area allows for a unique social atmosphere on campus!
The Academy at SOAR Photo - The Academy at SOAR is an accredited private boarding school. Students will graduate with a high school diploma.
Darlington School Photo - We are proud to say that 100 percent of our graduates go on to college, earning more than $8 million in scholarships each year.
Williamsburg Christian Academy Photo - Williamsburg Christian Academy: Equipping Students to be Lifelong Learners who Reflect God's Heart for others and Impact the World for Christ.
Oak Hill Academy Photo
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.
Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
Saint Andrew's School Photo
Currey Ingram Academy Photo - Aerial view of Currey Ingram's 83-acre campus.
North Cross School Photo - Students at North Cross pursue a variety of interests, from champion athletics teams to drama, STEM to Global Studies, all set in a beautiful campus with passionate, dedicated teachers to guide them.
Baylor School Photo - Baylor School is situated on 690-acres along the Tennessee River.
Oak Ridge Military Academy Photo - At ORMA, our cadets don't just make friends -- they find a family!
Windermere Preparatory School Photo - Windermere Preparatory School, a Nord Anglia Education inspires our students to become critical- thinkers with a global perspective both inside and outside of the classroom.
St. Bernard Preparatory School Photo - The Abbey church is located at the center of campus. The location of the church is no accident, as the rich Benedictine tradition, which spans 1500 years, is central to all facets of the St. Bernard experience.
Massanutten Military Academy Photo - Massanutten Military Academy is proud to be one of the only 16 co-ed military schools in the country with cadets hailing from 28 different states and 7 countries.
St. Margaret's School Photo - College Preparedness: Challenge yourself with a collaborative STEAM curriculum and rigorous academics, including Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment courses to start earning college credit. Our college counselor will help you to navigate the different colleges and degree fields to best prepare you for life after graduation from St. Margaret's.
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!
St. Anne's-Belfield School Photo

Best Southern Boarding Schools (2022)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • PO Box 388
    BalsamNC 28707
    (828) 456-3435

    Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
  • 501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    (727) 384-5504

    Grades: 8-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 320 students
  • 360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828) 254-6345

    Grades: 9-12 | 294 students
  • 171 Baylor School Road
    ChattanoogaTN 37405
    (423) 267-5902

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 1083 students
  • Blue Ridge School
    Blue Ridge School Photo - Our lake offers students a chance to relax, fish, canoe - in the center of campus.
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    (434) 985-2811

    Grades: 9-12 | 170 students
  • 7400 San Jose Blvd.
    JacksonvilleFL 32217
    (904) 256-5030

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1714 students
  • 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
    AtlantaGA 30350
    (770) 394-8177

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 150 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800) 948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • Chatham Hall
    Chatham Hall Photo - Chatham Hall's campus was built to promote community and collaboration.
    All-girls  (Episcopal)
    800 Chatham Hall Circle
    ChathamVA 24531
    (434) 432-5516

    Grades: 9-12 | 150 students
  • Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828) 684-6232

    Grades: 8-12 | 293 students
  • 49 Seahorse Lane
    ChristchurchVA 23031
    (804) 758-2306

    Grades: 9-12 | 215 students
  • 6544 Murray Lane
    BrentwoodTN 37027
    (615) 507-3173

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 10 students
  • 1014 Cave Spring Road, SW
    RomeGA 30161
    (706) 235-6051

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 700 students
  • 1200 N. Quaker Lane
    AlexandriaVA 22302
    (877) 933-4347

    Grades: 9-12 | 440 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    (540) 946-7706

    Grades: 7-12 | 150 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800) 462-3862

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • Foxcroft School
    Foxcroft School Photo - Schoolhouse
    All-girls 
    22407 Foxhound Lane
    MiddleburgVA 20117
    (540) 687-4340

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 175 students
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    (800) 432-2480

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 141 students
  • 5650 Bollettieri Blvd
    BradentonFL 34210
    (800) 872-6425

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 1300 students
  • 60 Knox Lane
    WheelingWV 26003
    (304) 233-1436

    Grades: 7-12 | 5-12 (day) | 447 students
  • The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-girls 
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703) 556-8273

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 324 students
  • 614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    (540) 459-2167

    Grades: 5-12, PG | 140 students
  • McCallie School
    McCallie School Photo - McCallie's academic programs go beyond merely mastering the necessary material. They excel at teaching students to think. McCallie does not teach courses or subjects; McCallie teaches boys.
    All-boys 
    500 Dodds Avenue
    ChattanoogaTN 37404
    (423) 493-5848

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 948 students
  • 1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    (434) 818-1385

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 215 students
  • 17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    (407) 469-2561

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1250 students
  • 7600 Lyons Road
    Coconut CreekFL 33073
    (954) 247-0011

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1620 students
  • 4254 Colonial Avenue
    RoanokeVA 24018
    (540) 989-6641

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 569 students
  • 2635 Oak Hill Road
    Mouth of WilsonVA 24363
    (276) 579-2619

    Grades: 8-12 | 140 students
  • 2317 Oak Ridge Road
    Oak RidgeNC 27310
    (336) 515-8040

    Grades: 7-12 | 120 students
  • 339 Nacoochee Drive
    Rabun GapGA 30568
    (706) 746-7720

    Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 630 students
  • Randolph-Macon Academy
    Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - R-MA has a 100% university acceptance rate, every year. The Class of 2020 graduated 64 students who received over $8.4 million in scholarships.
    (United Methodist)
    200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    (540) 636-5484

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 292 students
  • 2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    (877) 692-2338

    Grades: 6-12 | 290 students
  • 3900 Jog Road
    Boca RatonFL 33434
    (561) 210-2020

    Grades: 9-12 | 625 students
  • 290 Quintard Rd.
    SewaneeTN 37375
    (931) 598-5651

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 250 students
  • 2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    (434) 296-5106

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 907 students
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