Schools The Best Prep Schools in the World  

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The absolute best college prep schools in the world, ranked by the community's votes. This list has the most popular prep 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 prep schools in the world?

This list features the absolute best prep schools in the world. The schools are listed based on the number of votes cast for each institution and your votes can help determine the ranking as well. Among the best worldwide prep schools are Institut Le Rosey, Eton College, Brearley School, The Lawrenceville School, Lawrence Academy, Charterhouse School, Horace Mann School, Middlesex School, Foxcroft School, Trinity School, Hotchkiss School, Winsor School, Yew Chung International School of Shanghai, and American School of Sao Paulo.

Cast your votes for the best prep schools in the world or add the preparatory schools, located anywhere in the world that you think are the greatest but aren't already on the list.
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Yew Chung International School... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Secondary education, Preschool, Kindergarten - Shanghai, China

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43 17
Phillips Exeter Academy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Tod Hawks added Independent school, Day school, Private school

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36 26
Eton College is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Public school, Boarding school, University - West Berkshire, UK

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27 18
Andover (phillips Academy) is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Tod Hawks added Andover (phillips Academy)

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44 38
Trinity College is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
New York, NY

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28 28
Institut Le Rosey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Rolle, Switzerland

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7 2
Harrow School is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Public school, Boarding school, Independent school

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4 2
Westminster School is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Public school, Boarding school, Independent school

9
4 2
Phillips Academy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Independent school, Day school, Boarding school

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6 5
St. Paul's School is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
AnnaP added Private school, Boarding school -

St. Paul's School in Concord, NH is a nationally ranking prep school. It's beautiful campus, and amazing academics give St. Paul's its reputation.

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3 1
Wycombe Abbey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolsta added Boarding school, Independent school

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4 3
Rugby School is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Boarding school, Independent school

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3 2
Oakham School is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Boarding school, Independent school

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3 2
Winchester College is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Private High School, Public school, Independent school

15
3 2
Wellington College, Berkshire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Independent school

16
3 2
Uppingham School is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Independent school, Boarding school, Independent school

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3 2
Benenden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Benenden

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3 2
Marlborough College is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Boarding school, Independent school

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3 2
Oundle School is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added Public school, Independent school, Mixed-sex education

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2 1
St Mary's, Calne is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolsta added St Mary's, Calne

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2 1
St Mary's, Ascot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolsta added St Mary's, Ascot

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15 20
Charterhouse School is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Surrey, UK

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13 18
Hotchkiss School is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Lakeville, CT

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2 2
Xaverian Brothers High School is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
newenglandkid5 added Single-sex education, Private school -

Westwood, MA

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18 27
Middlesex School is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Concord, MA

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20 30
The Lawrenceville School is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Lawrenceville, NJ

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1 3
Lower Canada College is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
MolstaTolstaMinecraftandmanymore added

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10 19
Roxbury Latin School is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World

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9 18
AMADEUS International School is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World

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8 17
Winsor School is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Boston, MA

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9 19
Crystal Springs Uplands School is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Mixed-sex education, Private school - Hillsborough, CA

32
8 18
American School of Sao Paulo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Sao Paulo, Brazil

33
9 20
Regis High School is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Single-sex education, Catholic school, Private school - New York, NY

34
7 18
Pingry School is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Martinsville, NJ

35
5 15
Sidwell Friends School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Washington, DC

36
6 18
St. Mark’s School of Texas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World

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13 30
Lawrence Academy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Groton, MA

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4 15
Canadian Academy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Kobe, Japan

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4 15
Foxcroft School is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Middleburg, VA

40
5 17
Evangelical Christian Academy,... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World

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16 36
Brearley School is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
New York, NY

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3 13
Albert Einstein International ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World

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4 16
Woodstock School is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Uttarakhand, India

44
11 31
Collegiate School is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Private school, Middle school - New York, NY

45
3 15
AMADEUS Music Academy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Vienna, Austria

46
3 15
American International School ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

47
3 15
Aiglon College is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Chesieres, Switzerland

48
3 15
Delbarton School is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Morristown, NJ

49
3 16
National Cathedral School is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
Washington, DC

50
11 39
Horace Mann School is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Prep Schools in the World
University-preparatory school - New York, NY