Student Government At Boarding Schools
- There are 56 boarding schools offering student government as an extracurricular activity.
Holderness School Photo - Our alumni consistently tell us that our student run Job Program was formative for their future success, noting proudly that they were supervisors, event planners, and project managers before they even graduated high school.
Suffield Academy Photo - The Bell on Suffield's Bell Hill is a central school symbol. All students ring it after receiving their Suffield diplomas at Commencement, and victorious athletic teams ring it throughout the year.
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.
Valley Forge Military Academy Photo - VFMA offers college preparatory academics, credentialed faculty, competitive PIAA athletics, and individual attention, providing cadets with an environment focused on their academic success.
Wasatch Academy Photo - Teamwork, dedication, and sacrifice are key components of our athletic programs. Participation in athletics promotes good health but also teaches invaluable life lessons. Through athletics, students learn to develop confidence, self-discipline and leadership skills while learning the value of collaboration. Athletics allow students the opportunity to work together in accomplishing defined goals.
New Hampton School Photo - Energetic, exceptional faculty who drive a customized learning experience.
Forman School Photo - Forman has a total of 13 dormitories on campus. The majority (85%) of students are boarders, but day students are invited to participate fully in evening study halls, meals, social events and other campus activities.
St. Johnsbury Academy Photo - Through the Colwell Center for Global Understanding at St. Johnsbury Academy, our students are exposed to many opportunities to travel abroad.
Idyllwild Arts Academy Photo - Idyllwild Arts Academy is home to 310 students from 35 countries and 26 US states, all devoted to intensive study of the arts. Located 2 hours from Los Angeles, 2 hours from San Diego, and 1 hour from Palm Springs, the Academy is an artistic crossroads for Southern California.
Besant Hill School Photo - Art class in our beautiful atelier. Visual arts courses include film, photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, printing, and more. Students benefit from field trips to local art galleries and museums in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Student Government Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
- PO Box 292
North Bridgton, ME 04057
Grades: 11-12, PG | 185 students
- P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 249 students
- 8150 Oliver Rd.
Erie, PA 16510
Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 295 students
- 48 Main Street
Southborough, MA 01772
Grades: 7-9 | K-9 (day) | 475 students
- 1 Morris Street
New York, NY 10004
Grades: 9-12 | 750 students
- 66 School Street
Granby, MA 01033
Grades: 6-12 | 275 students
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 140 students
- 17235 Seventh Street
Montverde, FL 34756
Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1300 students
- 7600 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Grades: 9-12 | 1550 students
- 4382 Cascade Road
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Grades: 4-9 | 65 students
- 22 Spackenkill Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603
Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 165 students
- 6300 SW Nicol Road
Portland, OR 97223
Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 870 students
- 18 Goodfriend Drive
East Hampton, NY 11937
Grades: 6-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 368 students
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