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Southwestern Academy Photo - A unique learning environment
Stevenson School Photo - Outdoor Education: Afternoon surfing, day hikes, weekend camping trips, and an 11-day wilderness trek introduce students to the wilderness environment while emphasizing the development of a positive attitude toward challenging situations.
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.
Maui Preparatory Academy Photo - Our outrigger paddling team races in the Pacific Ocean on traditional Hawaiian Canoes. Where else can you do this?
St. Andrew's Academy Photo - Students putting on their serious faces
Fountain Valley School of Colorado Photo - Fountain Valley School from the sky. Drone photo taken by Max Seigal FVS '06.
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.
Excelsior School Photo
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.
Woodside Priory School (Priory) Photo - The Priory is a Benedictine Catholic, independent college preparatory school. Founded by Hungarian monks in the 1950's, Priory has been an international school from its very beginning.
Ojai Valley School Photo - OVS students enjoy time hanging out with friends on the 195-acre high school campus, located in a stunning canyon overlooking the Ojai Valley. Throughout the year, student life is punctuated with fun events to balance the academic schedule. These include camping trips, prom and other socials, themed dress days, community service projects, and countless weekend excursions.
Monte Vista Christian School Photo - Mustang Gymnasium
The Athenian School Photo - Athenian students
Colorado Timberline Academy Photo
Riverstone International School Photo - Welcome to Riverstone International School! We look forward to welcoming you to our school in beautiful Boise, Idaho!
St. Catherine's Academy Photo - St. Catherine's recognizes the important role that athletics plays in the development of a well-rounded young man. Our physical education program and championship athletic teams seek to develop skills and capabilities that reach far beyond the athletic field.
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.
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.
Amerigo San Diego Mater Dei Catholic High School Photo
Wasatch Academy Photo - Wasatch Academy is located in Mount Pleasant, Utah, a quiet, mountain-valley town boasting a reputation for clean air, stary night skies, and safety. The campus is a 90-minute scenic drive from Salt Lake City International airport.

Top Western Boarding Schools (2020)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 'Iolani School
    'Iolani School Photo
    (Episcopal)
    563 Kamoku Street
    HonoluluHI 96826
    (808)943-2279

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 2020 students
  • 345 South Figueroa Street
    Los AngelesCA 90071
    (213)400-4585

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 40 students
  • 5430 Torrance Blvd
    TorranceCA 90503

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • 4026 Maher St.
    NapaCA 94558
    (312)416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 580 students
  • 1615 Mater Dei Drive
    Chula VistaCA 91913
    (312)416-1955

    Grades: 9-12 | 869 students
  • 1500 Benicia Road
    VallejoCA 94591

    Grades: 9-12 | 479 students
  • 827 N. Tacoma Avenue
    TacomaWA 98403
    (253)284-8600

    Grades: 9-12 | 203 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    (888)762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 54-230 Kamehameha Hwy
    HauulaHI 96717
    (808)670-1909

    Grades: 5-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | n/a students
  • 2100 Mt. Diablo Scenic Blvd.
    DanvilleCA 94506
    (925)362-7223

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 517 students
  • 8585 Ojai Santa Paula Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-4343

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 100 students
  • 1960 Cate Mesa Road, P.O. Box 5005
    CarpinteriaCA 93013
    (805)684-4127

    Grades: 9-12 | 297 students
  • 500 Holden Way
    CarbondaleCO 81623
    (970)963-2562

    Grades: 9-12 | 162 students
  • 454 Academy Drive
    DurangoCO 81301
    (970)247-5898

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 46 students
  • 20950 SW Rock Creek Road
    SheridanOR 97378
    (503)843-3521

    Grades: 5-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 230 students
  • P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    (800)287-9197

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 249 students
  • 1539 E Howard St.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    (914)495-6028

    Grades: 9-12 | 300 students
  • 1539 E. Howard St.
    PasadenaCA 91104
    (626)398-2388

    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
  • 4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    (425)641-0700

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 5-12, PG (day) | 300 students
  • 6155 Fountain Valley School Road
    Colorado SpringsCO 80911
    (719)391-5251

    Grades: 9-12 | 240 students
  • 65-1692 Kohala Mountain Road
    KamuelaHI 96743
    (808)881-4321

    Grades: 9-12, PG | K-12, PG (day) | 400 students
  • 52500 Temecula Road
    IdyllwildCA 92549
    (951)468-7223

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 320 students
  • 4 Lustre High Circle
    LustreMT 59225
    (406)392-5735

    Grades: 9-12 | 25 students
  • 4910 Honoapiilani Hwy
    LahainaHI 96761
    (808)665-9966

    Grades: 8-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 200 students
  • PO Box 8
    Los OlivosCA 93441
    (805)688-5114

    Grades: 9-12 | 89 students
  • 2 School Way
    WatsonvilleCA 95076
    (831)768-6137

    Grades: 9-12 | 1000 students
  • 1415 Summit Avenue
    SeattleWA 98122
    (206)682-7309

    Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 508 students
  • 723 El Paseo Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-1423

    Grades: 3-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 275 students
  • 6300 SW Nicol Road
    PortlandOR 97223
    (503)768-3115

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 877 students
  • 5521 East Warm Springs Avenue
    BoiseID 83716
    (208)424-5000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 365 students
  • PO Box 3050, 198 Main St.
    Chester/Lake AlmanorCA 96020
    (530)596-3343

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 16 students
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    St. Catherine's Academy Photo - Our outstanding music department provides classroom instruction in music theory, music history, and musical experiences. Students are also welcome to play in the marching band and take private piano or guitar lessons.
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    (714)772-1363

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
  • 1500 Butterfield Road
    San AnselmoCA 94960
    (415)258-1905

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 680 students
  • 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)
    1500 Mark Thomas Drive
    MontereyCA 93940
    (831)655-9356

    Grades: 9-12 | 244 students
  • 2800 Monterey Road
    San MarinoCA 91108

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 144 students
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