Top Swimming and Diving Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 24 top boarding schools offering Swimming and Diving as an interscholastic sport, serving 12,119 students.
Mercersburg Academy Photo - Mercersburg Academy's campus as seen from atop the Irvine Memorial Chapel
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.
Phillips Exeter Academy Photo - Every classroom at Exeter has a Harkness table, which seats a teacher and 12 students, placing students at the center of the learning process.
Admiral Farragut Academy Photo - All dorm rooms have a private bathroom and many have waterfront views.
The Webb Schools Photo - Although community service hours are not required at Webb, many of our students voluntarily choose to participate in one or more of our numerous service activities. In the past few years, our students have traveled to Costa Rica, Thailand, Romania, Australia, Nepal, Fiji and three countries in Africa on service trips.
Miller School of Albemarle Photo - Miller School of Albemarle, a coeducational day and boarding college preparatory school for students in grades 8-12 and post-graduate, opened its doors in 1878 with 33 students. Girls first enrolled in 1884, making it one of the nation`s oldest coeducational boarding schools. The school is situated 12 miles west of Charlottesville on a gently rolling campus of 1600 pristine acres.
Tallulah Falls School Photo - So much of a student's success in school can be related to their peers. Our students come from all walks of life with the common goal of reaching their highest potential personally and academically. As a community, they encourage each other to greater success.
Canadian College Italy Photo - The beautiful surrounding countryside around Lanciano offers excellent hiking opportunities.
Leman Manhattan Photo - Leman Manhattan Preparatory School students are prepared to be standouts at their first choice colleges, including Ivy Leagues, top-tier universities and specialized schools across the U.S.
TASIS The American School in Switzerland Photo - Perched on a hillside in sunny southern Switzerland with commanding views of snow-capped mountains, palm trees, and Lake Lugano, our global village comprises 25 buildings dating from the 17th century Villa De Nobili to the Campo Science Center, completed in 2014.
Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Fountain Valley School from the sky. Drone photo taken by Max Seigal FVS '06.
Chaminade College Preparatory School Photo - Chaminade's student to teacher ratio is 10:1, with an average class size of 17 students.
Washington Academy Photo - Washington Academy, established in 1792, is one of the oldest day & boarding co-ed high schools in the USA. It is located on the Downeast Maine coast, and boast 425 total students from 25 different countries. The Alumni Building is one of nine buildings on its 75+ acre campus.
Bishop's College School Photo - Our mission is simple: to create a caring community of learning and development where cultures connect and individuals matter. Our commitment to excellence in academics, wellness, athletics, creativity, and service contribute to a lifetime of engagement and global competence.
Top Swimming and Diving Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 80 chemin Moulton Hill
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada J1M 1Z8
Grades: 7-12 | 260 students
- 7400 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32217
Grades: 7-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 1700 students
- 1051 N Houston
Bullard, TX 75757
Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 680 students
- via Cavour 13
Lanciano (CH), Italy 66034
Grades: 10-12, PG | 60 students
- 425 South Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131
Grades: 6-12 | 815 students
- 1 Morris Street
New York, NY 10004
Grades: 9-12 | 750 students
- 66 School Street
Granby, MA 01033
Grades: 6-12 | 275 students
- 1000 Samuel Miller Loop
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Grades: 8-12, PG | 170 students
- Via Collina d'Oro
Montagnola, Switzerland 6926
Grades: 6-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 715 students
- 1350 Gardena Avenue NE
Fridley, MN 55432
Grades: 9-12 | 720 students
- PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
East Machias, ME 04630
Grades: 9-12, PG | 400 students
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