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

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

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

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

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

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

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Brighton College is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Brighton College Public school, Boarding school, Independent school - Brighton, UK

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Oundle School is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Oundle School Public school, Independent school, Mixed-sex education - Oundle, UK

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

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Appleby College is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
1524616773808 added Appleby College High school, Boarding school, Coeducation

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Kilkenny College is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Kilkenny College Kilkenny, Ireland

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Ashville College is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Ashville College North Yorkshire, UK

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Institut Montana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Institut Montana Zugerberg, Switzerland

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Epsom College is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Epsom College Public school, Public school, Independent school - Surrey, UK

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

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St. Gilgen International Schoo... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

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Malvern College is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
ChristopherPhillips2 added Malvern College Independent school

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Rugby School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Rugby School Boarding school, Independent school - Rugby, UK

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Woodstock School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Woodstock School Hamilton, New Zealand

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

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Chavagnes International Colleg... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Chavagnes International College Boarding school, Independent school - Chavagnes-en-Paillers, France

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Berkhamsted School is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Berkhamsted School Berkhamsted, UK

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Ipswich School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Ipswich School Private school, Boarding school, Independent school - Suffolk, UK

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St. Columba’s College is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
St. Columba’s College Dublin, Ireland

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Uppingham School is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Uppingham School Independent school, Boarding school, Independent school - Uppingham, Rutland, UK

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L’ecole Des Roches is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
L’ecole Des Roches Verneuil-sur-Avre, France

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Schule Birklehof is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Schule Birklehof Hinterzarten, Germany

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Hurtwood House is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Hurtwood House Dorking, UK

The Best Boarding Schools in the U.S.

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Gresham’s School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Gresham’s School Norfolk, UK

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

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Haileybury and Imperial Servic... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Haileybury and Imperial Service College Private school, Independent school - Hertford, UK

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Aloisiuskolleg is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Aloisiuskolleg Bonn, Germany

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Harrogate Ladies’ College is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

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John F. Kennedy International ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
John F. Kennedy International School Saanen, Bern, Switzerland

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Diocesan School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Diocesan School Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

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Berlin Brandenburg Internation... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

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Caterham School is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Caterham School Surrey, UK

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Villiers Secondary School is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Villiers Secondary School Limerick, Ireland

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Herlufsholm is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Herlufsholm Næstved, Denmark

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Notre-Dame International High ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Notre-Dame International High School Verneuil-sur-Seine, France

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Bromsgrove School is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Bromsgrove School Public school, Boarding school, Independent school - Bromsgrove, UK

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American International School is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

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

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

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

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