Top Southwestern Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 11 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Southwestern, serving 6623 students.
The Village School Photo - The Village School's International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme is one of the highest-rated academic programs in the world, and prepares students to excel at any size university, and to be leaders in the 21st century. Many students achieve such exceptional academic outcomes that they are sought after by and succeeding at their top-choice universities.
Marine Military Academy Photo - All Marine Military Academy (MMA)Cadets participate in public parades held throughout the year. All parades are held on the MMA Parade Grounds directly adjacent to the Iwo Jima Monument, located at 320 Iwo Jima Boulevard in Harlingen, next to Valley International Airport. MMA’s Honor Band and Silent Drill Team performs at most parades with the exception of summer camp and introductory training graduations.
New Mexico Military Institute Photo - The Centennial Flame honoring all NMMI alumnae past and present burns brightly to underscore the Institute motto: Duty, Honor, Achievement.
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!
Top Southwestern Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 811 W. Donovan Street
Houston, TX 77091
Grades: 9-12 | 573 students
- 1051 N Houston
Bullard, TX 75757
Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 680 students
- 11600 Welch Road
Dallas, TX 75229
Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1090 students
- 320 Iwo Jima Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
Grades: 7-12, PG | 261 students
- 3846 N. Hwy. 144
Granbury, TX 76048
Grades: K-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 192 students
- 2801 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grades: 6-12 | 4-12 (day) | 260 students
- 1305 Whittington Drive
Houston, TX 77077
Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1750 students
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