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List Rules Upvote the greatest prep schools located in the New England region of the United States. Day schools only.

A list of the absolute best prep schools in New England, ranked by the community's votes. This list has the most popular prep schools in the New England region of the north eastern United States, and includes related images and location information. Choosing a school for one's child is one of the most important choices a parent can make. What are the absolute best prep schools in New England?

This list features the top prep schools in New England and many of these schools are famous for both excellence in academics and their historical origins. The schools listed here are ordered based on the number of votes cast for each institution and your votes can help determine the ranking. Included below are New England prep schools such as The Albany Academy, Canterbury School, Kent School, The Marvelwood School, Berkshire School, Landmark School, Taft School, and Darrow School.

Cast your votes for the best New England prep schools below, or add a prep school you think is great, as long as it is located in New England and does not already appear on the list.
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Canterbury School is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Canterbury School Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school - New Milford, CT

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656 807
Thayer Academy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Thayer Academy Private school - Braintree, MA

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475 584
Kent School is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Kent School Private school, Boarding school - Kent, CT

4
395 486
Phillips Academy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Phillips Academy Independent school, Day school, Boarding school - Andover, MA

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416 527
Avon Old Farms School is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England

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416 527
Taft School is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Taft School Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school - Watertown, CT

7
399 509
Lawrence Academy at Groton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
CbasSidney added Lawrence Academy at Groton Groton, MA

8
279 422
Deerfield Academy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
hiup added Deerfield Academy Independent school, Private school, Boarding school - Deerfield, MA

9
312 552
Cheshire Academy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
CaytlinGarzi added Cheshire Academy Cheshire, CT

10
249 435
Gann Academy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Gann Academy Private school - Waltham, MA

11
59 69
The Hotchkiss School is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
plokhovad added The Hotchkiss School Independent school, Boarding school

12
216 387
Portsmouth Abbey School is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Portsmouth Abbey School Mixed-sex education, Private school, Boarding school - Portsmouth, RI

13
260 477
Berkshire School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Berkshire School Boarding school - Sheffield, MA

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136 229
Tabor Academy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Cbarley6 added Tabor Academy Private school, Boarding school

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48 70
Northfield Mount Hermon School is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
nimimim added Northfield Mount Hermon School Mixed-sex education, Boarding school, Secondary school

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55 97
The Gunnery is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
gfsgdgsfd added The Gunnery Boarding school - Washington, CT

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102 208
Westminster School is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
applejax added Westminster School Private school, Boarding school - Simsbury, CT

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178 399
Hopkins School is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Hopkins School Day school, Private school, High school - New Haven, CT

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140 320
Kimball Union Academy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Kimball Union Academy Private school, Boarding school - Meriden, NH

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12 11
Miss Porter's School is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Conrad K Allen added Miss Porter's School Independent school, Private school, Boarding school

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138 319
Williston Northampton School is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Williston Northampton School Boarding school - Easthampton, MA

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150 362
The Governor's Academy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
The Governor's Academy Private school, Boarding school - Byfield, MA

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12 25
The Derryfield School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Brock George Higley added The Derryfield School Independent school, High school

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115 293
Holderness School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Holderness School Private school, Boarding school, High school - Holderness, NH

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111 295
Kingswood-Oxford School is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Kingswood-Oxford School West Hartford, CT

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126 339
Worcester Academy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Worcester Academy Day school, Boarding school - Worcester, MA

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7 20
Fessenden School is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
1478130242043 added Fessenden School

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108 295
The Marvelwood School is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England

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80 224
Maimonides School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
MikhaelSmits added Maimonides School Brookline, MA

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88 253
Applewild School is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Applewild School Fitchburg, MA

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131 396
St. Sebastian's School is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England

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74 231
Landmark School is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Landmark School Private school, Boarding school - Beverly, MA

33
80 250
Derby Academy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Derby Academy Hingham, MA

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10 40
Emma Willard School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
plokhovad added Emma Willard School Boarding school

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27 94
Trinity-Pawling School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
stevejwm added Trinity-Pawling School Boarding school, High school - Pawling, NY

36
65 214
Montrose School is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Montrose School Medfield, MA

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79 258
Boston University Academy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Boston University Academy High school, Secondary school - Boston, MA

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58 202
New Hampton School is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
mfana3 added New Hampton School New Hampton, NH

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2 15
School of the Holy Child is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
MELISSADAN added School of the Holy Child Single-sex education, Private school

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67 239
Moses Brown School is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Moses Brown School Private school - Providence, RI

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77 285
Greenwich Academy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Greenwich Academy Independent school - Greenwich, CT

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13 67
The Fenn School is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
CbasSidney added The Fenn School Private school - Concord, MA

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23 107
Fairfield College Preparatory ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
dd26 added Fairfield College Preparatory School Private school, University-preparatory school, High school - Fairfield, CT

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6 42
Commonwealth School is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
jone added Commonwealth School High school

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37 170
Falmouth Academy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Falmouth Academy Private school - Falmouth, MA

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42 204
Convent of the Sacred Heart is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Convent of the Sacred Heart Single-sex education, Private school - Greenwich, CT

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32 165
Bancroft School is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Bancroft School Secondary education, Private school - Worcester, MA

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42 206
The Cambridge School of Weston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
The Cambridge School of Weston Private school, High school - Weston, MA

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30 163
Shady Hill School is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
Shady Hill School Private school - Cambridge, MA

50
29 160
The Waldorf School is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Prep Schools in New England
The Waldorf School Lexington, MA