Most AP/Advanced Courses Offered

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  • Among "Schools with 200-400 Students", view the boarding schools with the most AP/advanced courses offered (2020).
  • For several reasons (listed below), these comparisons are intended only as informal reference points for evaluating the amount of advanced courses available at each school.
  • Schools may prefer to offer their own high level classes in place of the AP curriculum (i.e., schools may find that some subjects are better taught with their own curriculum).
  • Read more about why some prep schools choose not to offer AP classes.
  • These advanced courses are counted the same as an AP designated course.
  • Availability of AP or advanced courses may change depending on student interest in given year - alternatively, many schools allow students to prepare for an AP without offering the course through self-designed independent study.
  • As a result, small statistical differences between schools are generally not meaningful in determining whether a school offers more opportunities for advanced study.

Most AP/Advanced Courses Offered (2020)

Among Schools with 200-400 Students (out of 87 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School # AP Courses Grades Location
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25
    Grades: 9-12
    827 N. Tacoma Avenue
    TacomaWA 98403
    (253)284-8600
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25

    Grades: 9-12
    360 Asheville School Rd.
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)254-6345
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    10 Main Street
    CheshireCT 06410
    (203)439-7250
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    Groton School
    (Episcopal)
    >25

    Grades: 8-12
    282 Farmers Row, Box 991
    GrotonMA 01450
    (978)448-7510
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    66 School Street
    GranbyMA 01033
    (413)255-0000
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    200 Seminary Street
    PennsburgPA 18073
    (215)679-9511
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25

    Grades: 9-12
    350 Noxontown Road
    MiddletownDE 19709
    (302)285-4231
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    290 Quintard Rd.
    SewaneeTN 37375
    (931)598-5651
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    St. Mark's School
    St. Mark's School Photo - St. Mark's School
    (Episcopal)
    >25

    Grades: 9-12
    25 Marlboro Road
    SouthboroughMA 01772
    (508)786-6118
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    10 Long Walk
    Saxtons RiverVT 05154
    (802)869-6229
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    Westtown School
    Westtown School Photo - Main building
    (Society of Friends)
    >25

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    975 Westtown Rd
    West ChesterPA 19382
    (610)399-7900
  • 1.-12.Rank: #1-12
    >25

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    19 Payson Avenue
    EasthamptonMA 01027
    (413)529-3241
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    22-24
    Grades: 9-12
    1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA 93013
    (805)684-4127
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    Christchurch School
    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.
    (Episcopal)
    22-24

    Grades: 9-12
    49 Seahorse Lane
    ChristchurchVA 23031
    (804)758-2306
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    22-24

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    131 Millbrook School Road
    MillbrookNY 12545
    (845)677-8261
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    22-24

    Grades: 9-12
    60 Main Street
    FarmingtonCT 06032
    (860)409-3530
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    22-24

    Grades: 3-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    723 El Paseo Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-1423
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    St. George's School
    St. George's School Photo - Our 125-acre campus is on a hilltop overlooking the ocean.
    (Episcopal)
    22-24

    Grades: 9-12
    P.O. Box 1910
    NewportRI 02840
    (401)842-6600
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    22-24

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    Coldharbour Lane
    Thorpe, Surrey TW20 8TEUnited Kingdom tw20 8te
    441932582316
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    22-24

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    995 Hopmeadow Street
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)408-3060
  • 13.-21.Rank: #13-21
    22-24

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day)
    302 Portola Road
    Portola ValleyCA 94028
    (650)851-8223
  • 22.-28.Rank: #22-28
    20-22
    Grades: 9-12
    2001 Washington Street
    BraintreeMA 02184
    (857)400-9700
  • 22.-28.Rank: #22-28
    Grier School
    Grier School Photo
    All-Girls 
    20-22

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    2522 Grier School Road
    TyronePA 16686
    (814)684-3000
  • 22.-28.Rank: #22-28
    Holderness School
    Holderness School Photo - In the Holderness classroom, each student is literally in the front row, with an average class size of 12. We offer AP courses spanning multiple disciplines and encourage students to pursue an intellectual passion of their own in their twelfth-grade year as part of the Senior Thesis program.
    (Episcopal)
    20-22

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 1879
    PlymouthNH 03264
    (603)536-1747
  • 22.-28.Rank: #22-28
    The Kiski School
    The Kiski School Photo - Kiski's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) class.
    All-Boys 
    20-22

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    1888 Brett Lane
    SaltsburgPA 15681
    (724)639-8035
  • 22.-28.Rank: #22-28
    20-22

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    26 Chase Road
    ThompsonCT 06277
    (860)923-9245
  • 22.-28.Rank: #22-28
    20-22

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 128, 398 Pomfret Street
    PomfretCT 06258
    (860)963-6120
  • 22.-28.Rank: #22-28
    Santa Catalina School
    Santa Catalina School Photo - Come visit our beautiful campus in Monterey, California! Call the admission office at 831.655.9356 or email admission@santacatalina.org to schedule your visit.
    All-Girls  (Catholic)
    20-22

    Grades: 9-12
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831)655-9356
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    (800)948-6291
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    Canterbury School
    Canterbury School Photo - Canterbury's student to teacher ratio is 11:1. The curriculum is extensive.
    (Catholic)
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 Aspetuck Avenue
    New MilfordCT 06776
    (860)210-3832
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    Emma Willard School
    Emma Willard School Photo
    All-Girls 
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    285 Pawling Avenue
    TroyNY 12180
    (518)833-1320
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    18-20

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    (800)462-3862
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12
    6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    (719)391-5251
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12, PG | K-12, PG (day)
    65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road
    KamuelaHI 96743
    (808)881-4321
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    52500 Temecula Road
    IdyllwildCA 92549
    (951)468-7223
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    6385 Beach Rd
    Eden PrairieMN 55344
    (952)918-1800
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    7 Campus Center, PO Box 188
    MeridenNH 03770
    (603)469-2100
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    Linden Hall School
    Linden Hall School Photo
    All-Girls 
    18-20

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    212 East Main Street
    LititzPA 17543
    (717)626-8512
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    The Madeira School
    The Madeira School Photo - Capitol Hill internships in the offices of senators and representatives are a hallmark of the junior year at Madeira
    All-Girls 
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    8328 Georgetown Pike
    McLeanVA 22102-1200
    (703)556-8273
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12
    1000 Green St.
    AtchisonKS 66002
    (913)367-5482
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    Randolph-Macon Academy
    Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - Randolph-Macon Academy's Flight Program includes a drone class called Unmanned Flight Operations. Students finish with the knowledge base for the FAA exam so they can obtain their commercial drone license if they so desire. This class is just one of the innovative offerings at R-MA.
    (United Methodist)
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    (540)636-5484
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    Saint Mary's School
    Saint Mary's School Photo - Saint Mary's School offers a historic, 23-acre campus in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina, and is only minutes from the renowned Research Triangle. Its unique location provides a vibrant 24/7 campus with unlimited opportunities for learning both on and off campus.
    All-Girls  (Episcopal)
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12
    900 Hillsborough Street
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919)424-4100
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12
    5025 Thacher Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)640-3210
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day)
    319 Webb Road East
    Bell BuckleTN 37020
    (931)389-6003
  • 29.-45.Rank: #29-45
    18-20

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    172 Ash Street
    WinchendonMA 01475
    (978)297-4476
  • 46.-52.Rank: #46-52
    Brooks School
    Brooks School Photo - Come visit our beautiful 251 acre campus located on the shores of Lake Cochichewick.
    (Episcopal)
    16-18
    Grades: 9-12
    1160 Great Pond Road
    North AndoverMA 01845
    (978)725-6272
  • 46.-52.Rank: #46-52
    Christ School
    Christ School Photo
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    16-18

    Grades: 8-12
    500 Christ School Road
    AshevilleNC 28704
    (828)684-6232
  • 46.-52.Rank: #46-52
    16-18

    Grades: 9-12
    285 Cory's Lane
    PortsmouthRI 02871
    (401)643-1248
  • 46.-52.Rank: #46-52
    Salisbury School
    Salisbury School Photo - Salisbury School
    All-Boys 
    16-18

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    251 Canaan Road
    SalisburyCT 06068
    (860)435-5732
  • 46.-52.Rank: #46-52
    Trinity-Pawling School
    Trinity-Pawling School Photo - Find your home away from home on our stunning 230-acre campus. We're a buzzing community, with 8 dorms, state-of-the-art athletic facilities, a chapel, and an Arts Center with a theater and painting studios. Zip into New York City by train for cultural activities, or enjoy the great outdoors just minutes from campus.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    16-18

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 7-12, PG (day)
    700 Route 22
    PawlingNY 12564
    (845)855-4825
  • 46.-52.Rank: #46-52
    16-18

    Grades: 9-12
    400 VES Road
    LynchburgVA 24503
    (434)385-3607
  • 46.-52.Rank: #46-52
    16-18

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    120 South 100 West
    Mt. PleasantUT 84647
    (435)462-1400
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    14-16
    Grades: 7-12
    2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888)762-2338
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    14-16

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    39 School Street, P.O. Box 8000
    AshburnhamMA 01430
    (978)827-7300
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    14-16

    Grades: 6-12, PG
    339 Paris Road PO Box 309
    HebronME 04238
    (207)966-5225
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    14-16

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 257, 1614 Main St., Rte. 17
    Kents HillME 04349
    (207)685-1606
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    Saint James School
    Saint James School Photo - Saint James' picturesque 689-acre campus is conveniently located only 70 miles from the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.
    (Episcopal)
    14-16

    Grades: 8-12
    17641 College Road
    HagerstownMD 21740
    (301)733-9330
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    14-16

    Grades: 6-12 | K-12 (day)
    2801 Ranch Road 12
    San MarcosTX 78666
    (800)428-5120
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    Stuart Hall School
    Stuart Hall School Photo - Students at Stuart Hall School come from all over the nation and the world. Our community is built on mutual trust and academic inquiry, and we seek to develop the personal character, honor, and creativity of each member of our school.
    (Episcopal)
    14-16

    Grades: 8-12 | Pre-K-12 (day)
    235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA 24401
    (540)213-3746
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    14-16

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    30 School Street
    TiltonNH 03276
    (603)286-1733
  • 53.-61.Rank: #53-61
    14-16

    Grades: 9-12
    12096 N. Ventura Ave
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-1464
  • 62.-69.Rank: #62-69
    12-14
    Grades: 8-12
    501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    (727)384-5500
  • 62.-69.Rank: #62-69
    Cotter Schools
    Cotter Schools Photo - The Cotter Campus spans 9 acres and includes seven buildings. Cotter Schools was established in 1911, and has offered a boarding program for more than 20 years!
    (Catholic)
    12-14

    Grades: 7-12
    1115 West Broadway Street
    WinonaMN 55987
    (507)453-5113
  • 62.-69.Rank: #62-69
    12-14

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day)
    P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    (800)287-9197
  • 62.-69.Rank: #62-69
    12-14

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    230 Bushy Hill Road
    SimsburyCT 06070
    (860)408-4200
  • 62.-69.Rank: #62-69
    12-14

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    204 Main Street - P.O. Box 500
    AndoverNH 03216
    (603)735-6652
  • 62.-69.Rank: #62-69
    12-14

    Grades: 6-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    18 Goodfriend Drive
    East HamptonNY 11937
    (631)907-5400
  • 62.-69.Rank: #62-69
    12-14

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day)
    6279 Hobbs Road
    SalisburyMD 21804
    (410)742-4464
  • 62.-69.Rank: #62-69
    12-14

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 190, 66 Cutler Road
    East MachiasME 04630
    (207)255-8301
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    10-12
    Grades: 9-12
    88 Bronte College Court
    Mississauga, OntarioCanada L5B1M9
    (905)270-7788
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    10-12

    Grades: 8-12
    P.O. Box 116 , 242 Old Petersham Road
    HardwickMA 01037
    (413)477-6000
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    10-12

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    PO Box 860
    BethelME 04217
    (207)824-7777
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    10-12

    Grades: 10-12 | 5-12 (day)
    610 Hillcrest Dr.
    Fergus FallsMN 56537
    (218)739-3371
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    Mount Michael Benedictine School
    Mount Michael Benedictine School Photo
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    10-12

    Grades: 9-12
    22520 Mount Michael Road
    ElkhornNE 68022
    (402)238-1457
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    10-12

    Grades: 9-12
    418 Houghton Brook Road
    PutneyVT 05346
    (802)387-6219
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    10-12

    Grades: 7-12
    1600 St. Bernard Drive, S.E.
    CullmanAL 35055
    (256)255-5890
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    Saint Stanislaus High School
    Saint Stanislaus High School Photo - Mr. Anderson's chemistry class gets to perform cool experiments!
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    10-12

    Grades: 7-12
    304 S. Beach Blvd.
    Bay St. LouisMS 39520
    (228)467-9057
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    10-12

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    6832 Phillips Mill Road
    New HopePA 18938
    (215)862-5261
  • 70.-79.Rank: #70-79
    10-12

    Grades: 7-12
    450 Dufferein
    StansteadCanada 05830
    (819)876-2223
  • 80.-84.Rank: #80-84
    5-10
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    80 Academy Drive
    WolfeboroNH 03894
    (603)569-7200
  • 80.-84.Rank: #80-84
    5-10

    Grades: 9-12
    4391 County Rd. 29
    LakefieldCanada K0L2H0
    (705)652-3324
  • 80.-84.Rank: #80-84
    5-10

    Grades: 7-12, PG
    320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550
  • 80.-84.Rank: #80-84
    Miss Hall's School
    Miss Hall's School Photo - A talented, supportive community of learners awaits you at MHS. Our faculty are dedicated mentors who are passionate about their subjects and creative in their teaching, unafraid to ditch the textbook in favor of collaborative, project-based learning.
    All-Girls 
    5-10

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    492 Holmes Road
    PittsfieldMA 01201
    (413)499-1300
  • 80.-84.Rank: #80-84
    5-10

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 6-12, PG (day)
    63 Federal Road
    BarringtonRI 02806
    (401)246-1230
  • 85.-87.Rank: #85-87
    <5
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    70 Main Street
    New HamptonNH 03256
    (603)677-3401
  • 85.-87.Rank: #85-87
    <5

    Grades: 9-12
    16945 Bayview Ave
    Newmarket, OntarioCanada L3Y4X2
    (905)895-1700
  • 85.-87.Rank: #85-87
    <5

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    Via Aventina 3
    RomeItaly 00153
    0039065750605

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