Student Government At Boarding Schools
- There are 46 boarding schools offering student government as an extracurricular activity.
The Thacher School Photo - "Education is not merely the making of scholars. It is the making of men and women. It is the training of the younger generation in the art of living for their own greatest good and the greatest good of their fellow citizens." -Sherman Day Thacher
Westminster School Photo - Gund Reading Room in the Cole Library, a stunning place to study, meet and hold events.
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.
The Marvelwood School Photo - The math curriculum offers AP and Honors level classes, as well as small-group tutoring
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.
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.
New Hampton School Photo - Energetic, exceptional faculty who drive a customized learning experience.
Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Fountain Valley School from the sky. Drone photo taken by Max Seigal FVS '06.
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.
The White Mountain School Photo - All students complete an independent project through our LASR program. LASR stands for Leadership, Arts, Service, and Research. These general categories demonstrate the range of projects that students choose to undertake. This program is our way of saying that passion matters, and that we know each and every student has a spark that we want to help focus.
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
- 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
- 476 Skiff Mountain Road
Kent, CT 06757
Grades: 9-12, PG | 140 students
- 7600 Lyons Road
Coconut Creek, FL 33073
Grades: 9-12 | 1550 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
- 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
- 314 Mountain Road
Cornwall on Hudson, NY 12520
Grades: 8-12, PG | 195 students
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