Top Western Boarding Schools

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Annie Wright Schools Photo - Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are nestled in the beautiful North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington, overlooking the Puget Sound. Our historic campus includes an indoor pool, two gyms, science and technology labs, art and music studios, theater, outdoor gardens, play areas, athletic fields and open spaces.
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Annie Wright Schools Photo - Founded in 1884, Annie Wright Schools are nestled in the beautiful North End neighborhood of Tacoma, Washington, overlooking the Puget Sound. Our historic campus includes an indoor pool, two gyms, science and technology labs, art and music studios, theater, outdoor gardens, play areas, athletic fields and open spaces.
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.
Maui Preparatory Academy Photo - Our outrigger paddling team races in the Pacific Ocean on traditional Hawaiian Canoes. Where else can you do this?
Oak Grove School Photo - Each year, seniors take a one-month trip to India, participating in Oak Grove's sister schools. Out students learn about themselves and their world, in part by being of service.
Monte Vista Christian School Photo - Mustang Gymnasium
Army and Navy Academy Photo - Our oceanfront campus is a major draw. Located in sunny San Diego, California, our school offers private beach access. We're the only military school in the country with a surf team! There's nothing like relaxing at the beach after a long day of classes.
American University Preparatory School Photo
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, cross-country, and backcountry skiing, hiking, whitewater kayaking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, figure skating, hockey, and more.
Santa Catalina School Photo - Volleyball in the Gym
The Northwest School Photo - We believe that students who have been truly engaged by a community of scholars, artists, and international peers will graduate with an insatiable love of learning, a respect for diverse opinions and beliefs, the knowledge to navigate critical and complex ideas.
Steamboat Mountain School Photo
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
Amerigo Napa Valley Justin-Siena High School Photo - Amerigo Napa Valley partners with Justin-Siena High School to provide boarding students with a premier university-preparatory education.
Delphian School Photo - Delphian is located on 720 acres adjacent to Oregon's Coastal Range. The campus is host to farmland, miles of oak and fir forests, trails for running or riding, and a large herd of elk.
Besant Hill School Photo - Art class in our beautiful atelier. Visual arts courses include film, photography, painting, drawing, ceramics, printing, and more. Students benefit from field trips to local art galleries and museums in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara.
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Photo - With 165 students, relationships are at the core of the CRMS experience. This close-knit community resides on a 320-acre historic ranch, at the confluence of two rivers and base of Mount Sopris, providing not only an outdoor learning laboratory but a launch point for boundless outdoor adventure.
Lustre Christian High School Photo - LCHS students perform a melodrama "Trial by Error" while the audience enjoys pie and ice cream with the show.
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Photo
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.
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.

Top Western Boarding Schools (2018-19)

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

    Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 1900 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
    312-496-5533

    Grades: 9-12 | 580 students
  • 1615 Mater Dei Drive
    Chula VistaCA 91913
    3124161599

    Grades: 9-12 | 869 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
    9253627223

    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
    8056844127

    Grades: 9-12 | 276 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
    626-398-2388

    Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy
    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Photo
    All-girls  (Catholic)
    440 St. Katherine Dr.
    La Canada FlintridgeCA 91011
    626-685-8521

    Grades: 9-12 | 401 students
  • 4800 139th Avenue SE
    BellevueWA 98006
    425-641-0700

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

    Grades: 9-12 | 230 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
    19514687223

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 318 students
  • 294 Lustre Road
    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
  • 220 West Lomita
    OjaiCA 93023
    805-646-8236

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 64 students
  • 723 El Paseo Road
    OjaiCA 93023
    (805)646-1423

    Grades: 3-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 269 students
  • 6300 SW Nicol Road
    PortlandOR 97223
    503-768-3115

    Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 870 students
  • River View Christian Academy
    River View Christian Academy Photo - The beautiful campus in Northern California.
    All-girls  (Christian)
    31500 Grape St. #326
    Lake ElsinoreCA 92532
    1-800-494-2200

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 40 students
  • Riverstone International School 5521 Warm Springs Ave
    BoiseID 83716
    208-424-5000

    Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 355 students
  • PO Box 3050, 198 Main St.
    Chester/Lake AlmanorCA 96020
    530-596-3343

    Grades: 6-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 13 students
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    St. Catherine's Academy Photo - Technology continues to grow, and St. Catherine's is committed to reflecting that in our educational program. Each classroom is equipped with a SmartBoard, and students can utilize personal computers through our traveling laptop cart. In addition, every student attends computer instruction in our new technology learning lab. Students learn basic computer and study skills and are instructed in the full suite of Microsoft programs most commonly required in college-prep high school classes.
    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
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