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, CT

2
71 55
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 67
Leysin American School is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Leysin, Vaud, Switzerland

4
71 65
Aiglon College is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Chesieres, Switzerland

5
25 27
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
42 53
Charterhouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Godalming, Surrey, UK

7
19 30
Brighton College is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Boarding school, Independent school - Brighton, UK

8
33 53
Oundle School is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Independent school, Mixed-sex education - Oundle, UK

9
5 11
Appleby College is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
1524616773808 added High school, Boarding school, Coeducation

10
16 28
Lancing College is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Independent school - Lancing, UK

11
12 22
Malvern College is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
ChristopherPhillips2 added Independent school

12
17 30
Woodstock School is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Hamilton, New Zealand

13
15 27
Marlborough College is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Boarding school, Independent school - Marlborough, UK

14
11 21
Kilkenny College is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Kilkenny, Ireland

15
20 35
Institut Montana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Zugerberg, Switzerland

16
5 12
The King's School, Sydney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
aryanbahinipati added High school, Boarding school, Day school

17
10 20
Ashville College is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
North Yorkshire, UK

18
15 28
Chavagnes International Colleg... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Independent school, Boarding school - Chavagnes-en-Paillers, France

19
13 25
Epsom College is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Public school, Independent school - Surrey, UK

20
29 50
St. Gilgen International Schoo... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

21
18 33
Rugby School is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Boarding school, Independent school - Rugby, UK

22
5 14
Berkhamsted School is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Berkhamsted, UK

23
15 30
Ipswich School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Private school, Boarding school, Independent school - Suffolk, UK

24
8 19
Schule Birklehof is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Hinterzarten, Germany

25
13 27
St. Columba’s College is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Dublin, Ireland

26
16 32
Uppingham School is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Independent school, Boarding school, Independent school - Uppingham, Rutland, UK

27
14 29
L’ecole Des Roches is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Verneuil-sur-Avre, France

28
8 20
Hurtwood House is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Dorking, UK

29
9 22
Gresham’s School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Norfolk, UK

30
7 19
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
10 24
Haileybury and Imperial Servic... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Private school, Independent school - Hertford, UK

32
13 29
Aloisiuskolleg is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Bonn, Germany

33
8 21
Harrogate Ladies’ College is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

34
7 20
Diocesan School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

35
7 20
Berlin Brandenburg Internation... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

36
10 25
Bromsgrove School is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Boarding school, Independent school - Bromsgrove, UK

37
5 17
Caterham School is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Surrey, UK

38
8 22
John F. Kennedy International ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Saanen, Bern, Switzerland

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

40
11 28
Herlufsholm is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Næstved, Denmark

41
9 25
Notre-Dame International High ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Verneuil-sur-Seine, France

42
6 20
American International School is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World

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