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The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S. 

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Updated April 30, 2020 6.5k votes 1.3k voters 19.3k views 65 items

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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
Phillips Exeter Academy ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Elijah King-Bond added Private school, Boarding school, Day school
3
Philips Academy (Andover... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Elijah King-Bond added Philips Academy (Andover)
4
Deerfield Academy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Deerfield, MA
5
Choate Rosemary Hall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school
6
Groton School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school, University-preparatory school
Groton, MA
7
Milton Academy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
lilmar added Private school, Boarding school, Day school
8
Kent School is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Kent, CT
9
The Lawrenceville School... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added
Lawrenceville, NJ
10
Culver Academies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
KyleRichards added Private school, Boarding school
11
Loomis Chaffee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added
Windsor, CT
12
Brewster Academy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Herbert Wong added Boarding school
13
Middlesex School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school
Concord, MA
14
The Thacher School is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school
15
Emma Willard School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school
Troy, NY
16
The Berkshire School is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Sheffield, MA
17
Georgetown Preparatory S... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Single-sex education, Private school
Bethesda, MD
18
Peddie School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Private school, Boarding school
19
Brooks School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school, High school
North Andover, MA
20
Avon Old Farms School is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
21
St. George's School is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Newport, RI
22
Pomfret School is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school, Coeducation
Pomfret, CT
23
Mercersburg Academy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Boarding school
24
Westminster School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Private school, Boarding school
25
Northfield Mount Hermon ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.