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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.

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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
72 107
Kent School is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Kent School Private school, Boarding school - Kent, CT

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88 139
Deerfield Academy is listed (or ranked) 3 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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72 123
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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56 100
Groton School is listed (or ranked) 5 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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48 90
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avl1 added Asheville School Private school, Boarding school

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50 94
The Lawrenceville School is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added The Lawrenceville School Lawrenceville, NJ

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38 79
Middlesex School is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Middlesex School Boarding school - Concord, MA

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27 58
The Thacher School is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added The Thacher School Private school, Boarding school

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41 89
Northfield Mount Hermon School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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38 86
Miss Porter's School is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Miss Porter's School Independent school, Private school, Boarding school - Farmington, CT

12
43 97
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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33 79
Peddie School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Peddie School Private school, Boarding school

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38 92
Blair Academy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Blair Academy Private school, Boarding school - Blairstown, NJ

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8 27
Western Reserve Academy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
RoccoProlizo added Western Reserve Academy Private school, Boarding school

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26 68
Mercersburg Academy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Mercersburg Academy Private school, Boarding school

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26 73
Tabor Academy, Massachusetts is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Tabor Academy, Massachusetts Private school, Boarding school - Marion, MA

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26 74
Avon Old Farms School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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17 53
The Berkshire School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Berkshire School Sheffield, MA

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14 48
The Masters School is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Masters School Dobbs Ferry, NY

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21 68
Westminster School is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Westminster School Private school, Boarding school

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13 48
Brooks School is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Brooks School Boarding school, High school - North Andover, MA

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16 57
The Williston Northampton Scho... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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11 43
Brewster Academy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Herbert Wong added Brewster Academy Boarding school

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14 52
St. George's School is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
St. George's School Newport, RI

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14 52
Pomfret School is listed (or ranked) 26 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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22 75
Lawrence Academy at Groton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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17 62
Hebron Academy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Hebron Academy Private school, Boarding school - Hebron, ME

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14 54
Suffield Academy is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Suffield Academy

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8 36
Concord Academy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Concord Academy Concord, MA

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12 50
Stevenson School is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Stevenson School Private High School - Pebble Beach, CA

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8 37
Dana Hall School is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Dana Hall School Private school, Boarding school - Wellesley, MA

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10 44
Portsmouth Abbey School is listed (or ranked) 33 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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10 44
The Millbrook School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added The Millbrook School

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7 34
The Madeira School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
The Madeira School McLean, VA

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12 51
Salisbury School is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Salisbury School Salisbury, CT

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9 42
Emma Willard School is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Emma Willard School Boarding school - Troy, NY

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9 42
Georgetown Preparatory School is listed (or ranked) 38 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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11 49
Wilbraham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Wilbraham Wilbraham, MA

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7 35
The Ethel Walker School is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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8 39
St. Albans School is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
St. Albans School Washington, DC

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12 53
Proctor Academy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Proctor Academy Private school, Boarding school - Andover, NH

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6 32
Interlochen Arts Academy is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Interlochen Arts Academy

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9 44
Holderness School is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Holderness School High school, Private school, Boarding school - Plymouth, NH

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6 35
Sandy Spring Friends School is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Sandy Spring Friends School Sandy Spring, MD

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5 35
Lawrence School is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Lawrence School Private school

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3 25
Idyllwild Arts Academy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Idyllwild Arts Academy Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA

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5 36
The Winchendon School is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added The Winchendon School Private school, Boarding school

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5 36
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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4 31
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