Top Western Boarding Schools
- For the 2018-19 school year, there are 45 top college-prep and junior boarding schools located throughout Western, serving 14245 students.
American University Preparatory School Photo - Los Angeles is one of the world's largest business and cultural centers. At AUP, students are challenged to connect with the environment and reflect on where they fit into the socio-cultural landscape.
Hawai'i Preparatory Academy Photo - The HPA football team plays schools on island and across the state.
Delphian School Photo - Delphian is located just one hour from Portland, OR. on a large 720 acre wooded campus. The residential community is in constant motion, alive with students from all around the world.
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.
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.
Woodside Priory School (Priory) Photo - Weekend activities are planned by both students and the Residential Faculty. These activities expose the students to various opportunities in and around the Bay Area. Past activities have included ski trips, rockclimbing, sea kayaking, surfing, museums, concerts, camping, shopping, movies, bowling, beach trips, and pro or college sports games.
Squaw Valley Academy Photo - Lake Tahoe is a premier world-renown resort destination year-round. The blue skies, clear water, dense forests, and deep snow make it a haven for for everyone - from outdoor enthusiasts to authors and explorers.
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.
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.
Spring Street International School Photo - A Spring Street education is about building relationships that inspire effort and achieve mastery.
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.
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.
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
- 4800 139th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
Grades: 9-12, PG | 5-12, PG (day) | n/a students
- 4 Lustre High Circle
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
- 2800 Monterey Road
San Marino, CA 91108
Grades: 6-12, PG | 144 students
Graduates of boarding schools end up doing all sorts of things. Many of them become distinguished leaders in their chosen fields.
This cry is heard throughout the land as parents try desperately to compare one boarding school against another.
Is boarding school right for you? Boarding schools offer a wealth of experiences in both learning and living which will do you well in later life.