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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201 63
McCallie School is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
McCallie School

2
91 134
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
102 157
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
87 136
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
67 107
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
65 105
The Lawrenceville School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added
Lawrenceville, NJ

7
5 5
Culver Academies is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
KyleRichards added Private school, Boarding school

8
1 0
Bard College at Simon's Rock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
momoxxlove added Private university, Private school, Liberal arts college

9
53 108
Loomis Chaffee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added
Windsor, CT

10
48 103
Northfield Mount Hermon School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

11
49 106
Ranker Video
avl1 added Private school, Boarding school

12
41 91
Middlesex School is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Boarding school
Concord, MA

13
31 72
The Thacher School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school

14
39 89
Peddie School is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Private school, Boarding school

15
42 99
Miss Porter's School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Independent school, Private school, Boarding school
Farmington, CT

16
33 81
Mercersburg Academy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
ChloeFletcher added Private school, Boarding school

17
11 36
Western Reserve Academy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
RoccoProlizo added Private school, Boarding school

18
21 59
Pomfret School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school
Pomfret, CT

19
32 85
Avon Old Farms School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

20
17 51
Brewster Academy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Herbert Wong added Boarding school

21
41 106
Blair Academy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Blairstown, NJ

22
29 81
Tabor Academy, Massachusetts is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Marion, MA

23
28 81
Westminster School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
kim-ermeus added Private school, Boarding school

24
20 63
The Berkshire School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Sheffield, MA

25
13 45
Cushing Academy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.
Private school, Boarding school
Ashburnham, MA