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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294 199
Cheshire Academy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Cheshire, CT
2
93 65
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
80 80
Aiglon College is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Chesieres, Switzerland
4
77 85
Leysin American School is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Leysin, Vaud, Switzerland
5
35 37
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
54 62
Charterhouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Godalming, Surrey, UK
7
19 28
Malvern College is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
ChristopherPhillips2 added Independent school
8
42 63
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
26 41
Rugby School is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Boarding school, Independent school
Rugby, UK
10
23 38
Woodstock School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Hamilton, New Zealand
11
14 25
Ashville College is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
North Yorkshire, UK
12
23 39
Brighton College is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Boarding school, Independent school
Brighton, UK
13
17 30
Epsom College is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Public school, Independent school
Surrey, UK
14
20 35
Marlborough College is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Boarding school, Independent school
Marlborough, UK
15
20 35
Ipswich School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Private school, Boarding school, Independent school
Suffolk, UK
16
20 35
Lancing College is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Public school, Independent school
Lancing, UK
17
9 18
Appleby College is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
joshua2021332 added Mixed-sex education, Day school, Boarding school
18
16 29
Haileybury and Imperial Servic... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Private school, Independent school
Hertford, UK
19
10 20
Caterham School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Surrey, UK
20
10 20
Berkhamsted School is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Berkhamsted, UK
21
23 41
Institut Montana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Zugerberg, Switzerland
22
15 29
John F. Kennedy International ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Saanen, Bern, Switzerland
23
13 26
Gresham’s School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Norfolk, UK
24
12 25
Harrogate Ladies’ College is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
25
22 41
Uppingham School is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Boarding Schools in the World
Independent school, Boarding school, Independent school
Uppingham, Rutland, UK