Top Southwestern Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 11 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Southwestern, serving 6515 students.
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!
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.
Verde Valley School Photo - World class rock climbing and hundreds of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails near our campus keep our afternoon activities program varied and exciting.
TMI Episcopal Photo - All Saints Chapel. TMI welcomes those from other spiritual traditions and celebrates our religious diversity as we journey together and on a path of spiritual and moral growth.
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.
Top Southwestern Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 1051 N Houston
Bullard, TX 75757
Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (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
- 1000 Orme School Road, H.C. 63, Box 3040
Mayer, AZ 86333
Grades: 8-12, PG | 130 students
- 2801 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, TX 78666
Grades: 6-12 | 4-12 (day) | 260 students
- 20955 West Tejas Trail
San Antonio, TX 78257
Grades: 9-12 | 465 students
- 1305 Whittington Drive
Houston, TX 77077
Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1750 students
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