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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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McCallie School is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
McCallie School

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Deerfield Academy is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Kent School is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Kent School Private school, Boarding school - Kent, CT

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

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avl1 added Asheville School Private school, Boarding school

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The Lawrenceville School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added The Lawrenceville School Lawrenceville, NJ

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Groton School is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Groton School Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school - Groton, MA

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Miss Porter's School is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Middlesex School is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Middlesex School Boarding school - Concord, MA

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Northfield Mount Hermon School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Peddie School is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Peddie School Private school, Boarding school

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Loomis Chaffee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Loomis Chaffee Windsor, CT

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Western Reserve Academy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
RoccoProlizo added Western Reserve Academy Private school, Boarding school

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The Thacher School is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added The Thacher School Private school, Boarding school

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Mercersburg Academy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Mercersburg Academy Private school, Boarding school

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Blair Academy is listed (or ranked) 16 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) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Tabor Academy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Tabor Academy Private school, Boarding school - Marion, MA

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The Williston Northampton Scho... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Hebron Academy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Hebron Academy Private school, Boarding school - Hebron, ME

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Lawrence Academy at Groton is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Westminster School is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Westminster School Private school, Boarding school

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St. George's School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
St. George's School Newport, RI

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Brooks School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Brooks School Boarding school, High school - North Andover, MA

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Brewster Academy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Herbert Wong added Brewster Academy Independent school, Boarding school

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Suffield Academy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Suffield Academy

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Stevenson School is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Stevenson School Private High School - Pebble Beach, CA

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Portsmouth Abbey School is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Portsmouth Abbey School Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school

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The Masters School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Masters School Dobbs Ferry, NY

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The Berkshire School is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Berkshire School Sheffield, MA

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Georgetown Preparatory School is listed (or ranked) 31 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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Proctor Academy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Proctor Academy Private school, Boarding school - Andover, NH

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The Millbrook School is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added The Millbrook School

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Emma Willard School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Emma Willard School Boarding school - Troy, NY

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Wilbraham is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Wilbraham Wilbraham, MA

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Pomfret School is listed (or ranked) 36 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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St. Albans School is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
St. Albans School Washington, DC

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Salisbury School is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Salisbury School Salisbury, CT

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Holderness School is listed (or ranked) 39 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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Interlochen Arts Academy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Interlochen Arts Academy

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Concord Academy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Concord Academy Concord, MA

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The Madeira School is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Madeira School McLean, VA

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Dana Hall School is listed (or ranked) 43 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) 44 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Sandy Spring Friends School Sandy Spring, MD

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The Ethel Walker School is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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The Winchendon School is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added The Winchendon School Private school, Boarding school

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

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Idyllwild Arts Academy is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Idyllwild Arts Academy Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA

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The Cambridge School of Weston is listed (or ranked) 49 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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Worcester Academy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Worcester Academy Day school, Boarding school