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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

2
81 115
Kent School is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school - Kent, CT

3
95 148
Deerfield Academy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Independent school, Private school, Boarding school - Deerfield, MA

4
78 128
Choate Rosemary Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school

5
60 103
Groton School is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school - Groton, MA

6
55 97
The Lawrenceville School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Lawrenceville, NJ

7
49 97
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avl1 added Private school, Boarding school

8
40 84
Middlesex School is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school - Concord, MA

9
47 101
Loomis Chaffee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Windsor, CT

10
43 94
Northfield Mount Hermon School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

11
28 64
The Thacher School is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school

12
41 92
Miss Porter's School is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Independent school, Private school, Boarding school - Farmington, CT

13
34 84
Peddie School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Private school, Boarding school

14
39 97
Blair Academy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school - Blairstown, NJ

15
28 74
Mercersburg Academy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school

16
28 78
Avon Old Farms School is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

17
27 77
Tabor Academy, Massachusetts is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school - Marion, MA

18
18 57
The Berkshire School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Sheffield, MA

19
24 73
Westminster School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Private school, Boarding school

20
8 32
Western Reserve Academy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
RoccoProlizo added Private school, Boarding school

21
16 56
Suffield Academy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added

22
12 45
Brewster Academy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Herbert Wong added Boarding school

23
14 51
Brooks School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school, High school - North Andover, MA

24
23 77
Lawrence Academy at Groton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

25
10 40
Cushing Academy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school - Ashburnham, MA

26
14 52
The Masters School is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Dobbs Ferry, NY

27
15 55
Pomfret School is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school - Pomfret, CT

28
17 61
The Williston Northampton Scho... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

29
11 44
Georgetown Preparatory School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Single-sex education, Private school - Bethesda, MD

30
14 53
Stevenson School is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private High School - Pebble Beach, CA

31
9 38
Concord Academy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Concord, MA

32
14 54
St. George's School is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Newport, RI

33
0 5
Winchester College is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
phptemail added Private High School, Public school, Independent school

34
14 55
Proctor Academy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school - Andover, NH

35
8 36
The Madeira School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
McLean, VA

36
17 65
Hebron Academy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school - Hebron, ME

37
11 47
The Millbrook School is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added

38
10 44
Emma Willard School is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school - Troy, NY

39
7 34
Interlochen Arts Academy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added

40
8 38
The Ethel Walker School is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

41
10 46
Portsmouth Abbey School is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school

42
12 55
Salisbury School is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Salisbury, CT

43
8 41
Dana Hall School is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school - Wellesley, MA

44
11 52
Wilbraham is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Wilbraham, MA

45
7 38
Lawrence School is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school

46
8 42
St. Albans School is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Washington, DC

47
9 47
Holderness School is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
High school, Private school, Boarding school - Plymouth, NH

48
6 35
Brandon Hall School is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Boarding school

49
4 27
Idyllwild Arts Academy is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA

50
6 37
Sandy Spring Friends School is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Sandy Spring, MD