Schools The Best Boarding Schools in the World  

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The absolute best boarding schools in the world, ranked by the community's votes. This list has the most popular boarding schools in the world, and includes related images and location information. 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 world?

This list features the absolute best boarding schools in the world. The schools are listed based on the number of votes cast and your votes can help determine the ranking. Included among the best boarding schools in the world are Ipswich School, Oundle School, Bromsgrove School, Epsom College, Chavagnes International College, Aiglon College, Aloisiuskolleg, Charterhouse, Gresham’s School, Institut Montana, Notre Dame International High School, St. Gilgen International School, Kilkenny College, Landesschule Pforta, and Uppingham School.

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287 179
Cheshire Academy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Cheshire, CT

2
77 56
Eton College is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
emily-roberts added Public school, Boarding school, University

3
73 71
Leysin American School is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Leysin, Vaud, Switzerland

4
71 70
Aiglon College is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Chesieres, Switzerland

5
29 28
Harrow School is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
sewhaw added Public school, Boarding school, Independent school

6
45 54
Charterhouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Godalming, Surrey, UK

7
22 33
Rugby School is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Boarding school, Independent school - Rugby, UK

8
14 23
Malvern College is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
ChristopherPhillips2 added Independent school

9
20 32
Brighton College is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Boarding school, Independent school - Brighton, UK

10
20 32
Woodstock School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Hamilton, New Zealand

11
15 25
Epsom College is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Public school, Independent school - Surrey, UK

12
17 28
Marlborough College is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Boarding school, Independent school - Marlborough, UK

13
6 12
Appleby College is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
1524616773808 added High school, Boarding school, Coeducation

14
31 50
St. Gilgen International Schoo... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

15
19 32
Uppingham School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Independent school, Boarding school, Independent school - Uppingham, Rutland, UK

16
17 29
Lancing College is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Independent school - Lancing, UK

17
11 20
Ashville College is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
North Yorkshire, UK

18
7 14
Berkhamsted School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Berkhamsted, UK

19
12 22
Kilkenny College is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Kilkenny, Ireland

20
10 19
Schule Birklehof is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Hinterzarten, Germany

21
21 36
Institut Montana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Zugerberg, Switzerland

22
34 56
Oundle School is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Independent school, Mixed-sex education - Oundle, UK

23
10 20
Hurtwood House is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Dorking, UK

24
17 31
L’ecole Des Roches is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Verneuil-sur-Avre, France

25
11 22
Gresham’s School is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Norfolk, UK

26
12 25
Haileybury and Imperial Servic... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Private school, Independent school - Hertford, UK

27
10 22
Harrogate Ladies’ College is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

28
15 30
Chavagnes International Colleg... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Independent school, Boarding school - Chavagnes-en-Paillers, France

29
16 32
Ipswich School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Private school, Boarding school, Independent school - Suffolk, UK

30
9 21
Miss Porter's School is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Conrad K Allen added Independent school, Private school, Boarding school

31
14 29
St. Columba’s College is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Dublin, Ireland

32
12 26
Bromsgrove School is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Boarding school, Independent school - Bromsgrove, UK

33
5 15
The King's School, Sydney is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
aryanbahinipati added High school, Boarding school, Day school

34
8 21
Diocesan School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

35
6 18
Caterham School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Surrey, UK

36
9 23
John F. Kennedy International ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Saanen, Bern, Switzerland

37
8 22
Berlin Brandenburg Internation... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

38
12 29
Herlufsholm is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Næstved, Denmark

39
10 26
Villiers Secondary School is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Limerick, Ireland

40
13 31
Aloisiuskolleg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Bonn, Germany

41
6 20
American International School is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

42
9 25
Notre-Dame International High ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Verneuil-sur-Seine, France

43
7 22
Landesschule Pforta is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Bad Kösen, Germany

44
6 23
Wesley College, Dublin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Private school - Dublin, Ireland

45
4 18
Therisianum is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Vienna, Autstria

46
4 18
Nyborg Gymnasium is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Nyborg, France