Schools The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.  

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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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212 87
McCallie School is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
McCallie School
2
104 150
Choate Rosemary Hall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school
3
112 170
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
98 153
Kent School is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Kent, CT
5
13 13
Phillips Exeter Academy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Elijah King-Bond added Independent school, Day school, Private school
6
73 119
The Lawrenceville School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added
Lawrenceville, NJ
7
10 10
Philips Academy (Andover) is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Elijah King-Bond added Philips Academy (Andover)
8
71 118
Groton School is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school
Groton, MA
9
3 1
Milton Academy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
lilmar added Private school, Boarding school, Day school
10
9 16
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
4 9
The Putney School is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Elijah King-Bond added Private school, High school
12
58 117
Loomis Chaffee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added
Windsor, CT
13
43 98
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
50 113
Northfield Mount Hermon School is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
15
42 98
Middlesex School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school
Concord, MA
16
32 77
The Thacher School is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school
17
49 114
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avl1 added Private school, Boarding school
18
45 106
Miss Porter's School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Farmington, CT
19
47 111
Blair Academy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Blairstown, NJ
20
21 55
Brewster Academy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Herbert Wong added Boarding school
21
36 89
Mercersburg Academy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Boarding school
22
32 84
Tabor Academy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Marion, MA
23
36 94
Avon Old Farms School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
24
20 58
Brooks School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school, High school
North Andover, MA
25
23 67
Pomfret School is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school, Coeducation
Pomfret, CT