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The absolute best boarding schools in the U.S., ranked by the community's votes. This list has the most popular boarding schools in the United States, and includes related images and location information as well. Choosing a school is one of the most important choices a parent can make for their children. What are the most famous boarding schools in the U.S.?
 
This list features the absolute best boarding schools in the United States. The schools are listed based on the number of votes cast for each institution and your votes can help determine the ranking. Included among these best American boarding schools are Blair Academy, Miss Porter’s School, The Cambridge School of Weston, Georgetown Preparatory School, Pomfret School, Kent School, St. Alban’s School, The Williston Northampton School, and Brooks School.

Cast your votes for the best U.S. boarding schools or add the schools you think are great, as long as they are in the United States and not already on the list.

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Deerfield Academy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Deerfield Academy Independent school, Private school, Boarding school - Deerfield, MA

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Groton School is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Groton School Boarding school, University-preparatory school - Groton, MA

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The Lawrenceville School is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Lawrenceville School Lawrenceville, NJ

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Choate Rosemary Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Choate Rosemary Hall Private school, Boarding school

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Northfield Mount Hermon School is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Miss Porter's School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Miss Porter's School Independent school, Private school, Boarding school - Farmington, CT

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Kent School is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Kent School Private school, Boarding school - Kent, CT

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Hebron Academy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Hebron Academy Private school, Boarding school - Hebron, ME

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Cushing Academy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Cushing Academy Private school, Boarding school - Ashburnham, MA

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The Thacher School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Thacher School Private school, Boarding school

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Mercersburg Academy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Mercersburg Academy Private school, Boarding school

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Stevenson School is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Stevenson School Private High School - Pebble Beach, CA

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Middlesex School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Middlesex School Boarding school - Concord, MA

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Loomis Chaffee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Loomis Chaffee Windsor, CT

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Blair Academy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Blair Academy Private school, Boarding school - Blairstown, NJ

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Avon Old Farms School is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Westminster School is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Westminster School Private school, Boarding school

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Proctor Academy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Proctor Academy Private school, Boarding school - Andover, NH

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Lawrence School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Lawrence School Private school

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Brewster Academy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Brewster Academy Boarding school

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Peddie School is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Peddie School Private school, Boarding school

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Lawrence Academy at Groton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Brooks School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Brooks School Boarding school, High school - North Andover, MA

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Salisbury School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Salisbury School Salisbury, CT

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Wilbraham is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Wilbraham Wilbraham, MA

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Tabor Academy, Massachusetts is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Tabor Academy, Massachusetts Private school, Boarding school - Marion, MA

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Holderness School is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Holderness School Private school, Boarding school, High school - Plymouth, NH

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The Berkshire School is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Berkshire School Sheffield, MA

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Idyllwild Arts Academy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Idyllwild Arts Academy Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA

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Emma Willard School is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Emma Willard School Boarding school - Troy, NY

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The Masters School is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Masters School Dobbs Ferry, NY

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Portsmouth Abbey School is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Portsmouth Abbey School Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school

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St. Albans School is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
St. Albans School Washington, DC

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Pomfret School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Pomfret School Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school - Pomfret, CT

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Dana Hall School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Dana Hall School Private school, Boarding school - Wellesley, MA

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Sandy Spring Friends School is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Sandy Spring Friends School Sandy Spring, MD

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Suffield Academy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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The Cambridge School of Weston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Cambridge School of Weston Private school, High school - Weston, MA

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Concord Academy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Concord Academy Concord, MA

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St. George's School is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
St. George's School Newport, RI

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The Ethel Walker School is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Georgetown Preparatory School is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Georgetown Preparatory School Single-sex education, Private school - Bethesda, MD

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The Millbrook School is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Woodside Priory School is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Woodside Priory School Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school - Portola Valley, CA

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The Madeira School is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Madeira School McLean, VA

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San Domenico School is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
San Domenico School Single-sex education, Elementary school, Mixed-sex education - San Anselmo, CA

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The Winchendon School is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Winchendon School Private school, Boarding school

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Worcester Academy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Worcester Academy Day school, Boarding school

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Brandon Hall School is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Brandon Hall School Boarding school

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New Hampton School is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
New Hampton School New Hampton, NH