Best Boarding Schools in USA

Best Boarding Schools in USA
October 3, 2019

Boarding Schools are very popular in USA. Discover our selection of the Best Boarding Schools in USA.

The United States is home to more than 300 boarding schools and over 100 international schools, each as unique as the students who attend them. And it is due to America’s diversity in geography, curriculum, student life, and core values that students travel from all over the world to attend learning establishments here.

Below are a few of the main reasons that parents consider American schools to be among the best in the world.

Unparalleled academics are a gateway to the world’s best universities
Students that have the privilege of attending America’s foremost boarding and international schools can count on an education that prepares them for entry into the best colleges not only in the United States, but across the world. Considered “feeder schools” to America’s most renowned universities, classes at these highly respected establishments are typically small, coeducational, and staffed by advanced degree holders. Additionally, students often have access to over 300 course offerings, ensuring they are engaging in coursework that is both personally fulfilling and viewed positively by college counselors. Many of these institutions approach their curriculums in innovative ways, utilizing pedagogies like the Harkness Method, multidisciplinary learning, and place- and project-based learning to educate their students. Other schools stick to tried-and-true curriculum like the International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement to prepare their students for the real world and university.

Beautiful campuses in a diverse range of locations
Whether they’ve grown up skiing in the Swiss Alps or enjoying an urban lifestyle in modern cities like Paris and London, your child will likely find themselves in awe of American campuses. The majority of America’s premier boarding schools are located on huge acreages in the northeastern region of the country. These stately campuses offer traditional boarding experiences and are often only a stone’s throw away from important historical sites and skyscraper-filled cities like Boston and New York, providing a diverse range of options the institutions can rely on for a range of field trips and extracurricular activities. The nation’s capitol, Washington D.C., is also home to many academically prestigious boarding and international schools, giving students who have demonstrated natural leadership abilities and a thirst for politics a firsthand look at how America’s executive, legislative, and judicial branches work by engaging in fellowships through opportunities offered through the U.S. State Department. And for those students who prefer binary code to government code, schools in Pacific cities such as San Francisco and Seattle offer students a chance to hone their programming and robotics skills by learning a technology-themed curriculum, complete with life-changing opportunities to intern at some of the hottest tech startups and companies in Silicon Valley.

Athletics strengthen the body, mind, and spirit
For students who are athletically inclined, no country provides more opportunities to physically and mentally develop your body, spirit, and mind through sport than the United States. Dedicated athletes will find themselves at home here engaging in everything from crew to rugby to swimming to track. Popular American team sports like basketball, baseball, and football are incredible ways to build a sense of self and camaraderie, all while working towards an athletic scholarship at an NCAA Division 1 school.

The perfect place to gain a global education
With thousands of high school students flocking to the United States from across the world each year, you can be sure to hear a variety of balanced viewpoints during conversations in American classrooms. Some New York-based schools, like THINK Global School and the United Nations International School, have rooted their curriculum and core values in providing an education that prepares students to be global citizens. THINK Global School does so through a combination of place- and project-based learning, with students living and learning in four different countries each year. The United Nations International School draws from the global ideals of the UN to develop its students into future leaders, activists, and innovators. The value of a global education has never been more in demand, and parents looking to have their children experience the world firsthand will find many compelling options in the states.

Service learning benefits the student and community
One thing nearly all American boarding and international schools share in common is their focus on improving things at the local level through service learning. Service learning refers to activities that use academics to address the authentic needs of the community. It can be performed by students of all ages and plays an important role in developing maturity alongside social and environmental awareness. Students applying to an International Baccalaureate school will be familiar with the Creativity, Activity, Service component of the IB Diploma Programme, which enhance their personal and interpersonal development by learning through experience.

Campus life is second to none
Students who find themselves a long way from home can take comfort in the safe and social settings of America’s boarding and international schools. Experienced residential life teams are in place to make sure that each student’s physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing are looked after, and a broad range of social activities and clubs ensure that little time exists for students to suffer from homesickness. Healthy, multicultural meals that cater to special dietary requests are also a staple at America’s boarding and international schools, so regardless of their appetite, your child will be studying and socializing on a full stomach.

Our Selection of the Best Boarding Schools in USA

Fay School

  • 48 Main St, Southborough, MA 01772, USA

Fay School was founded in 1866 and our 66-acre campus is located in Southborough, MA, just 25 miles from Boston. Our community includes 475 students…

  • Co-Education
  • 475 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • Students at Fay participa...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : $25,690
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : $78,110

North Broward Preparatory School, A Nord Anglia Education School

  • 7600 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek, Florida 33073

AN EXTRAORDINARY COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS At North Broward Preparatory School, students are inspired to learn without limits and go beyond any border to make an…

  • Co-Education
  • 1650 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • • English-Speaking of O...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : Boarding $62,650
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : Boarding $68,250

Squaw Valley Academy

  • 235 Squaw Valley Rd, Olympic Valley, CA 96146, USA

Squaw Valley Academy is private, coed, international, college-preparatory boarding school located at Lake Tahoe, California, USA, since 1978. We enroll students who are between ages…

  • Co-Education
  • 80 students
  • Boarding School
  • ENGLISH: English I-IV; AP...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 52,950
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 58,750

The Village School, A Nord Anglia Education School

  • 2005 Gentryside Drive Houston, TX 77077 United States

EMPOWERING STUDENTS TO OWN THEIR LEARNING JOURNEY At The Village School students are empowered to own their learning and define their educational journey. In our…

  • Co-Education
  • 1757 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • • English-Speaking of O...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : Boarding $45,700
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : Boarding $67,750

Windermere Preparatory School, A Nord Anglia Education School

  • 6189 Winter Garden-Vineland RdWindermere, Florida, 34786 USA

PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF GLOBAL LEADERS At Windermere Preparatory School, students are nurtured intellectually, emotionally and socially to prepare them for the ever-changing challenges…

  • Co-Education
  • 1500 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • • English-Speaking of O...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : Boarding $65,650
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : Boarding $67,750

The Thacher School

  • 5025 Thacher Rd, Ojai, CA 93023, USA

The Thacher School, a coeducational boarding high school perched at the foot of the Topa Topa Mountains in Ojai, California, is anything but typical. Here,…

  • Co-Education
  • 243 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • American Curriculum
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 38,650
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 57,200

Chatham Hall

  • 800 Chatham Hall Cir, Chatham, VA 24531, USA

Chatham Hall is about the whole girl—intellectual, moral, athletic, and spiritual. No other school has the blend of academics, honor code, athletic competitiveness, and spiritual…

  • Girls Only
  • 145 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • American Curriculum
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 19'500
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 50'000

St. Timothy’s School

  • 8400 Greenspring Avenue, Stevenson, MD 21153, USA

St. Timothy’s is a private, all-girls boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12, offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (DP) and Middle Years…

  • Girls Only
  • 175 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • International Baccalaurea...
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 32,950
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD $58,300

The Loomis Chaffee School

  • 4 Batchelder Rd, Windsor, CT 06095, USA

The Loomis Chaffee School is a renowned New England boarding school located on a 300-acre campus in Windsor, Connecticut. Chartered in 1874 by five siblings…

  • Co-Education
  • 675 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • American Curriculum
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 40'780
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 53'750

Salem Academy

  • 500 E Salem Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, USA

For bright, motivated young women, Salem Academy is more than a school—it’s the beginning of possible. Since 1772, Salem Academy in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has…

  • Girls Only
  • 171 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • American Curriculum
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 22,380
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 45,060

Phillips Exeter Academy

  • 20 Main St, Exeter, NH 03833, USA

Welcome to Phillips Exeter Academy, founded by John Phillips in 1781, who believed every student should have access to the very best education — one…

  • Co-Education
  • 1000 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • American Curriculum
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 36,800
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 47,790

The Hill School

  • 860 Beech St, Pottstown, PA 19464, USA

Founded in 1851 as The Family Boarding School, The Hill School prepares young men and women from across the country and around the world for…

  • Co-Education
  • 520 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • American Curriculum
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 38'400
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 55'660

St. Andrew’s School

  • 350 Noxontown Rd, Middletown, DE 19709, USA

Founded in 1929 with an unprecedented approach to financial aid, St. Andrew’s is an independent, co-ed, all-boarding, Episcopal high school. We stand today as a…

  • Co-Education
  • 310 students
  • Boarding School
  • American Curriculum
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Welcome to St. Andrew's

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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 57,000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 57,000

The Brook Hill School

  • 1051 N Houston St, Bullard, TX 75757, USA

Whether one is gifted academically, artistically or athletically, the students at Brook Hill are provided countless opportunities to be challenged: Advanced Placement and Dual Credit…

  • Co-Education
  • 665 students
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • American Curriculum
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : USD 10,760
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD 38,850

THINK Global School

  • THINK Global School, 54 W 40th St #512, New York, NY 10018, United States

Welcome THINK Global School is a fully accredited traveling high school where you’ll live and learn in four countries a year, making unforgettable connections between…

  • Co-Education
  • 58 students
  • Boarding School
  • American
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Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : Based on income
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : USD $94050

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