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2023 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut

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  1. #4 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    Kent School

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    Private School,

    KENT, CT,

    9-12,

    107 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Kent is an exceptional all-around school. Definitely ascending in reputation - has the right kind of mix between challenging academics, sports and extra curriculars. Kent has an impressive advisor program that helps guide students through their boarding school journey. Arguably, it has the prettiest setting among all the East Coast schools with a river that runs along the campus and a wonderful town that is literally a 5-min walk for students. Having the town of...So glad that we chose Kent over the other great schools!.

    Read 107 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 520,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  2. #5 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    The Taft School

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    Private School,

    WATERTOWN, CT,

    9-12,

    71 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The Taft School is truly a top notch academic institution. Theres no doubt that the courses are rigorous, the teachers give a ton of one on one attention to their students, extra help is always....

    Read 71 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 609,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  3. #7 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    Pomfret School

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    Private School,

    POMFRET, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says I enjoyed my four years at Pomfret. It is a small school where everyone knows each other and looks out for one another. Teachers are welcoming, but have very high expectations (lots of homework and a....

    Read 86 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 350,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    Salisbury School

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    Private School,

    SALISBURY, CT,

    9-12,

    77 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son went to a great public high school for freshman and sophomore year and is an honor student. He always wanted to go to prep school and he is an avid hockey and lacrosse player. He is now in....

    Read 77 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 310,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  5. #13 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    Avon Old Farms School

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    Private School,

    AVON, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Junior says I have been welcomed to Avon with open arms. The community is fantastic in all aspects with academics, athletics, and fine arts. I was given the opportunity to try new things between countless sports....

    Read 257 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 406,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  6. #15 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    Cheshire Academy

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    Private School,

    CHESHIRE, CT,

    9-12,

    126 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Cheshire Academy has been absolutely wonderful for our children and our family. Our children are two very different students with very different needs. The CA teachers, staff and administrators go...My eldest was recruited by several other prestigious boarding schools, but once we visited CA we knew it was the absolute perfect fit for us. CA not only has rigorous academic programs, excellent...My younger child had more challenges to overcome than his older sister. CA went above and beyond supporting him academically and was instrumental in deeply developing his passion and talent for...We couldn't be happier with CA!.

    Read 126 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 340,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  7. #17 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    Marvelwood School

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    Private School,

    KENT, CT,

    9-12,

    36 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Our son joined Marvelwood in the Fall as a junior. He attended other schools before but never felt they were the right fit. At Marvelwood, he found a “home away from home”. The size of the community...Our son went through a few unfortunate events (death in the family, concussion, leg injury), but we always had a lot of support at all levels from everyone in the community. And he made lifelong...Marvelwood also handled the covid 19 crisis extremely well: they had a protocol that everyone followed and it enabled the students to enjoy a “normal school year”!Marvelwood is a place where people care! We are looking forward to his senior year!.

    Read 36 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 120,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 3 to 1,

  8. #20 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    Bridgeport International Academy

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    Private School,

    BRIDGEPORT, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says The academic and social environment at the school is excellent. Their "No Romantic relationships" Policy during school time removes a lot of the normal distractions of boy-girl attractions and....

    Read 35 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 60,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

  9. #21 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    Marianapolis Preparatory School

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    Private School,

    THOMPSON, CT,

    9-12,

    112 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I love going here so incredibly much! The community is absolutely fantastic and the array of classes offered is incredibly wide. From business to engineering, whatever your interest may be you will....

    Read 112 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 300,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  10. #24 Best Boarding High Schools in Connecticut.

    The Oxford Academy

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    Private School,

    WESTBROOK, CT,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Parent says My son is truly happy at Oxford Academy. Academically is it a dream! His teachers challenge him but are willing to slow things down if it appears he is struggling (you won't find that in a....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 48,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 2 to 1,

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