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2022 Best boarding high schools in America

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  1. #3 Best Boarding High Schools in America.

    Choate Rosemary Hall

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    Private School,

    WALLINGFORD, CT,

    9-12,

    163 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I recently graduated after 4 years at Choate. Almost all of my former classmates disliked living at Choate, although I believe this was not a unique complaint about Choate but rather the boarding....

    Read 163 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 868,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  2. #4 Best Boarding High Schools in America.

    Groton School

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    Private School,

    GROTON, MA,

    8-12,

    63 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says At Groton, I feel that I have been able to become a more independent and conscientious person during my time at this school. The best thing about this school is the resources that it provides the....

    Read 63 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 380,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  3. #5 Best Boarding High Schools in America.

    Phillips Exeter Academy

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    Private School,

    EXETER, NH,

    9-12,

    298 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Truly rigorous classes with students who have a wide range of interests. Nothing can beat a boarding school with a billion dollar endowment that they can use to fund your passion projects and overall...Yes, the academics are hard. If you're not looking for challenge then don't come to Exeter. No, it's not a school full of boring workaholics—we have fun too! Yes, there is wealth, but Exeter offers...And of course, Exeter >>>>> Andover. Our campus is prettier, the dorm system better, and I've heard our student body culture is way less toxic than theirs..

    Read 298 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,085,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  4. #9 Best Boarding High Schools in America.

    Deerfield Academy

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    Private School,

    DEERFIELD, MA,

    9-12,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Amazing tight-knit community bonded by tradition in a gorgeous New England setting. Teachers go above and beyond to support student learning and growth. Students are generally are highly motivated,....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 658,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  5. #21 Best Boarding High Schools in America.

    The Peddie School

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    Private School,

    HIGHTSTOWN, NJ,

    9-12,

    151 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Peddie makes an effort to inform prospective students of its academic rigor. And oh, is school hard at Peddie! The typical school day is packed with a class of challenging math, a productive....

    Read 151 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 550,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  6. #22 Best Boarding High Schools in America.

    Mercersburg Academy

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    Private School,

    MERCERSBURG, PA,

    9-12,

    224 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Mercersburg has transformed me academically, personally, and spiritually. The faculty here are so devoted to us as students in all aspects of life here such as the dorm, in...It is really easy to get involved here and be an active participant in our community. There are so many clubs and activities where student initiative is highly encouraged. I love Mercersburg because of the people. Faculty and students alike have sparked growth in me through their generally very positive energy and lofty ideals..

    Read 224 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 447,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  7. #24 Best Boarding High Schools in America.

    Hackley School

    Private School,

    TARRYTOWN, NY,

    K-12,

    74 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I began attending Hackley in the sixth grade and remained there through the end of my high school career. With such great academic resources at your disposal, it's hard to not garner great college...Very grateful for the great opportunities the school afforded me both in and out of the classroom, particularly through travel, which was covered by my hefty financial aid. I would make sure families....

    Read 74 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 834,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  8. American Heritage Schools, Broward Campus

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    Private School,

    PLANTATION, FL,

    PK, K-12,

    685 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says American Heritage (Broward Campus) undeniably outperforms a vast majority of high schools in Florida in a variety of categories, such as Club/Activity opportunities, diversity, safety, and college....

    Read 685 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,794,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

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RankSchool NameLocation
1Phillips Academy AndoverAndover, MA
2The Hotchkiss SchoolLakeville, CT
3Choate Rosemary HallWallingford, CT
4Groton SchoolGroton, MA
5Phillips Exeter AcademyExeter, NH
6The Lawrenceville SchoolLawrenceville, NJ
7St. Paul's SchoolConcord, NH
8Noble and Greenough SchoolDedham, MA
9Deerfield AcademyDeerfield, MA
10Concord AcademyConcord, MA
11The Loomis Chaffee SchoolWindsor, CT
12Milton AcademyMilton, MA
13Cate SchoolCarpinteria, CA
14Cranbrook SchoolsBloomfield Hills, MI
15Middlesex SchoolConcord, MA
16The Thacher SchoolOjai, CA
17Princeton International School of Math and SciencePrinceton, NJ
18St. Mark's SchoolSouthborough, MA
19Lake Forest AcademyLake Forest, IL
20St. Andrew's SchoolMiddletown, DE
21The Peddie SchoolHightstown, NJ
22Mercersburg AcademyMercersburg, PA
23St. Albans SchoolWashington, DC
24Hackley SchoolTarrytown, NY
25American Heritage Schools, Broward CampusPlantation, FL