Top Summer Boarding Programs
- For the 2020 school year, there are 214 top college-prep and junior boarding schools that offer summer programs, serving 91,492 students.
- Learn more about the many benefits of attending a boarding summer program.
Amerigo Los Angeles, Bishop Montgomery High School Photo - Students at Bishop Montgomery High School have access to an array of advanced-level courses, extracurriculars and athletics - all located just one mile away from the Pacific Ocean.
Villanova Preparatory School Photo - Founded in 1924, Villanova Prep is the only Catholic boarding school in the Augustinian tradition. In this supportive environment steeped in Catholic values, students are comfortable taking risks and learning more about themselves throughout their Villanova experience.
Rock Point School Photo - Yoga and Mindfulness class helps students start the day focused and energized.
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.
Massanutten Military Academy Photo - At Massanutten Military Academy, our holistic approach to education guides students to excel academically and grow as well-rounded adults. Our co-ed, college prep program focuses on character development, leadership, and service to help your student realize success. We believe in experiential learning promoting a STEM program, 100% college acceptances and 100% participation in athletics. Your child's success can begin today.
Sun Valley Community School Photo - Our location allows students to enjoy a wide range of mountain activities that span four seasons. Students participate in alpine, big mountain, cross-country, freeski, and backcountry skiing, hiking, whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, figure skating, hockey, and more.
EF Academy New York Photo - Students at EF Academy are welcoming and open. With so much diversity here, everyone fits in!
Montverde Academy Photo - Montverde Academy offers considerable advantages to parents and students seeking the highest quality education for entrance into the world's elite colleges and universities. Montverde Academy is an international, coeducational, independent college preparatory school for grades PK3-12, with our boarding program serving grades 7-12, and post-graduate studies located conveniently in beautiful central Florida. Come and see the Montverde difference today!
Oregon Episcopal School Photo - Our beautiful 59-acre campus provides the perfect setting for open minds to inquire, explore, and grow in order to succeed in an ever-changing global community.
Garrison Forest School Photo - View of Shriver Hall, which houses the health suite and dorm rooms for boarders.
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.
Top Schools Offering Summer Boarding Programs (2020)
- School Location Grades Students
- 563 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, HI 96826
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 2020 students
- PO Box 388
Balsam, NC 28707
Grades: 7-12 | 32 students
- 345 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
- 700 Ashland Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Grades: 9-12 | 1006 students
- 2250 Clays Mill Road
Lexington, KY 40503
Grades: 9-12 | 845 students
- 5430 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
- 112 Broad Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Grades: 9-12 | 790 students
- 1615 Mater Dei Drive
Chula Vista, CA 91913
Grades: 9-12 | 869 students
- 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
Hauula, HI 96717
Grades: 5-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 70 students
- 84 Alford Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
Grades: 9-10 | 51 students
- 94 Old Main Street, PO Box 8
Deerfield, MA 01342
Grades: 3-9 | K-9 (day) | 224 students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 263 students
- 955 Harbourside Drive
North Vancouver, BC, Canada V7P 3S4
Grades: 8-12 | 650 students
- 7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1700 students
- 1701 Brandon Hall Drive
Atlanta, GA 30350
Grades: 6-12, PG | 150 students
- 205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222
Grades: 9-12, PG | 195 students
- 62 Alumni Drive
Canaan, NH 03741
Grades: 6-9 | 225 students
- Slovenska 477/5
Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic 36001
Grades: 9-12 | 55 students
- Floor 2, 50/60 Station Road
Cambridge, United Kingdom CB1 2JH
Grades: 9-12 | 381 students
- 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
Grades: 6-12 | 850 students
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Parents considering schools should read New York Times columnist Frank Bruni's book about college admissions entitled Where You Go Is Not Who You Will Be: An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania. Much of what he says applies in the private K-12 world.