Top Western Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 46 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Western, serving 14658 students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top Western Boarding Schools (2018-19)
- School Location Grades Students
- 563 Kamoku Street
Honolulu, HI 96826
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 1900 students
- 345 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Grades: 9-12, PG | 40 students
- 5430 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
- 4026 Maher St.
Napa, CA 94558
Grades: 9-12 | 580 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 | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | n/a students
- P.O. Box 98, 2555 W. Highway 154
Los Olivos, CA 93441
Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 249 students
- 1539 E. Howard St.
Pasadena, CA 91104
Grades: 9-12 | 110 students
- 440 St. Katherine Dr.
La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Grades: 9-12 | 401 students
- 4800 139th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
Grades: 9-12, PG | 5-12, PG (day) | n/a students
- 294 Lustre Road
Lustre, MT 59225
Grades: 9-12 | 25 students
- 1415 Summit Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
Grades: 9-12 | 6-12 (day) | 508 students
- 6300 SW Nicol Road
Portland, OR 97223
Grades: 9-12, PG | Pre-K-12, PG (day) | 870 students
- 31500 Grape St. #326
Lake Elsinore, CA 92532
Grades: 7-12, PG | 40 students
- Riverstone International School 5521 Warm Springs Ave
Boise, ID 83716
Grades: 9-12 | Pre-K-12 (day) | 355 students
- 215 N. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
- 1500 Butterfield Road
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Grades: 9-12 | K-12 (day) | 680 students
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