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The Top 40 Boarding Schools on the West Coast for 2019

Who’s the best in the West? When it comes to boarding schools, these are it.

Here’s our ranking of the top 50 boarding schools in the West, based on our ranking of the 2019 Best Boarding High Schools in America.

Rank School Location Overall Niche Grade Enrollment
Rank 1
Location Ojai, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 246
Rank 2
School Cate School
Location Carpinteria, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 280
Rank 3
Location Portola Valley, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 375
Rank 4
Location Portland, OR
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 868
Rank 5
Location Claremont, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 416
Rank 6
Location Danville, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 518
Rank 7
Location Pebble Beach, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 750
Rank 8
Location Anaheim, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 577
Rank 9
Location Seattle, WA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 506
Rank 10
Location Bellevue, WA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 373
Rank 11
Location Monterey, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 232
Rank 12
Location La Canada Flintridge, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 403
Rank 13
Location Los Angeles, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 432
Rank 14
Location Tacoma, WA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 536
Rank 15
Location Ojai, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 265
Rank 16
Location San Marino, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 147
Rank 17
Location Los Olivos, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 87
Rank 18
Location Ojai, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 287
Rank 19
Location San Anselmo, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 643
Rank 20
School Dunn School
Location LOS OLIVOS, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 220
Rank 21
Location Sheridan, OR
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 252
Rank 22
Location Idyllwild, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 310
Rank 23
Location Hayward, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 237
Rank 24
Location NORDEN, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 60
Rank 25
Location Napa, CA
Overall Niche Grade A+
Enrollment 580
Rank 26
Location Ojai, CA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 94
Rank 27
Location Poulsbo, WA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 119
Rank 28
Location Friday Harbor, WA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 114
Rank 29
Location Olympic Valley, CA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 62
Rank 30
Location Watsonville, CA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 1,000
Rank 31
Location Ojai, CA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 221
Rank 32
Location Carlsbad, CA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 300
Rank 33
Location Fresno, CA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 588
Rank 34
Location East Palo Alto, CA
Overall Niche Grade A
Enrollment 336
Rank 35
Location San Francisco, CA
Overall Niche Grade A-
Enrollment 680
Rank 36
Location La Selva Beach, CA
Overall Niche Grade A-
Enrollment 243
Rank 37
Location Newbury Park, CA
Overall Niche Grade A-
Enrollment 119
Rank 38
Location Turlock, CA
Overall Niche Grade A-
Enrollment 724
Rank 39
Location Canyonville, OR
Overall Niche Grade B+
Enrollment 115
Rank 40
Location Spangle, WA
Overall Niche Grade B+
Enrollment 225
Rank 41
Location Healdsburg, CA
Overall Niche Grade B
Enrollment 162
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Author: Ali Trachta

Ali is the Content Writer/Editor at Niche.