Student Government At Boarding Schools
- There are 44 boarding schools offering student government as an extracurricular activity.
Wyoming Seminary Upper School Photo - Sem offers an exciting range and long list of clubs, activities and leadership opportunities. Often student-initiated, these groups provide experiences not found in the classroom or on the playing fields.
Georgetown Preparatory School Photo - Boland Hall is the home to many of Prep's 110 resident students. Our campus is less than 5 miles from the Nation's Capital
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.
Bridgton Academy Photo - Welcome to Bridgton Academy! Located in the Western Maine foothills and the heart of Maine's Lake Region, we've been preparing young men for the rigors of college and beyond since 1808. We Know PG.
Amerigo Boca Raton Saint John Paul II Academy Photo - Located on nearly 30 beautiful acres, Saint John Paul II Academy provides an environment for students to grow as scholars and as active members of their community.
Midland School Photo - Midland's 10-acre certified organic garden. It currently provides 80% of the produce that our community consumes in the dining hall.
Darrow School Photo - The athletic program emphasizes teamwork, fitness, and the development of specific skills. All students participate in each of the three seasons. Interscholastic teams compete in soccer, cross-country, basketball, softball, lacrosse, tennis, and Ultimate Frisbee.
Northwood School Photo - Northwood School is set on an 88 acre campus, walking distance from the village of Lake Placid, NY and based in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park.
Christchurch School Photo - "Set your course at the river. " Established in the Episcopal tradition, Christchurch is inclusive, welcoming students and families of all faiths and backgrounds.
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.
Student Government Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
- 4001 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Grades: 9-12 | 425 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
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 120 students
- 7600 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1620 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) | 877 students
- 2132 Ivy Road
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Grades: 9-12 | 899 students
- 16923 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 600 students
- 13051 Whittington Dr.
Houston, TX 77077
Grades: 7-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 1750 students
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