Best Southern Boarding Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 50 college-prep and junior boarding schools serving 23,114 students located throughout Southern.
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The King's Academy Photo - With 47 Advanced Placement (AP), Honors, and Dual Enrollment courses available, TKA's academic program serves to challenge even the most gifted students. Specified tracks include: Aviation, Business, Law, Engineering, and a nationally recognized Conservatory of the Arts program.
Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
Stuart Hall School Photo - Students socialize between classes in the historic arcade
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.
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. Andrew's-Sewanee School Photo - One of the South's Most Beautiful High Schools, as chosen by Southern Living magazine, the school's 550-acre campus, including forests, bluffs and two lakes, offers abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. A school farm, on-going wetlands study, and LEED Gold science building are just a few of the ways our campus also serves as learning lab.
Woodberry Forest School Photo
Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - R-MA's beautiful 135-acre campus is located just 1 hour away from Washington D.C. in Front Royal, Virginia.
Asheville School Photo - Boyd Chapel. Our Core Values are perseverance, integrity, respect, and compassion.
North Broward Preparatory School Photo - Within the picturesque grounds of North Broward's campus, students from Florida and around the world are warmly welcomed by talented and caring faculty and staff into a warm and nurturing environment.
Oak Ridge Military Academy Photo - At ORMA, our cadets don't just make friends -- they find a family!
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School Photo - Founded in 1903, Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is nestled on 1,400 acres in the Appalachian Mountains, just two hours from Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC.
Episcopal High School Photo
Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
Camden Military Academy Photo - A Proud Family!
Currey Ingram Academy Photo - Aerial view of Currey Ingram's 83-acre campus.
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!
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 Vanguard School Photo - We are Vanguard.

Best Southern Boarding Schools (2021-22)

  • 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 | K-12 (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 - 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).
    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 | 330 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
  • 8401 Belvedere Rd
    West Palm BeachFL 33411
    (561) 657-3470

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1550 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
    (800) 234-2163

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day) | 948 students
  • 1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    (434) 823-4805

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 180 students
  • 17235 Seventh Street
    MontverdeFL 34756
    (407) 469-2561

    Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1300 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 | 246 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
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