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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  • Phillips Exeter Academy
    1
    139 votes
    Independent school, Day school, Private school
  • Philips Academy (Andover)
    2
    122 votes

    Philips Academy (Andover)

  • Choate Rosemary Hall
    3
    233 votes
    Private school, Boarding school
  • The Lawrenceville School
    4
    197 votes

    The Lawrenceville School

    Lawrenceville, NJ
  • Deerfield Academy
    5
    242 votes
    Independent school, Private school, Boarding school
    Deerfield, MA
  • Milton Academy
    6
    72 votes
    Independent school, Day school, Private school