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Massachusetts Boarding Schools

The following is a listing of boarding schools located in Massachusetts.

There are 36 boarding schools located in Massachusetts (see below).

Academy at Swift River Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 151 South St, Cummington, MA 01026

Academy at Swift River, which was founded in 1997, is located in Cummington, Massachusetts. It is a co-ed school that consists of 120 students. The grade levels taught at this school are 9-12th grade. The day students tuition costs are $2,500. This property resides on 630 acres. The Academy at Swift River is a college preparatory school as well as therapeutic. They offer many types of activities for the students to get involved in. These activities would include rock climbing,…

Berkshire School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12, PG   |   Address: 245 N Undermountain Rd, Sheffield, MA 01257

Berkshire School is located in Sheffield, MA. Berkshire was founded in 1907 and sits on 500 acres of rural land. It provides academic excellence to over 300 students. Berkshire is a co-ed institution and represents grades 9 through 12. It has Accreditation with the CIS (Commission on Independent Schools) and NAIS (National Accreditation of Independent Schools). Berkshire does not have any religious affiliations, it is nonsectarian. It’s a prestigious school that boasts of a state of the art math and…

Brooks School Coed   |   Grades: 7-12   |   Address: 1160 Great Pond Rd, North Andover, MA 01845

Brooks School is a college preparatory school located in North Andover, Massachusetts and was founded in 1926 by Rev Edicott Peabody, the headmaster of Gorton. Brooks School seeks to provide meaningful educational experiences for their students that they can remember. They promote intellectual growth, and curiosity. This boarding school develops creative and analytic capacities,; to read, to think, speak and write with precision and cogency. Brooks offers a religious formation that allows students to seek a deeper faith. They are…

Buxton School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 291 South St, Williamstown, MA 01267

Buxton School located in Willamstown, Massachusetts is a college prep boarding school and day high school. The small classes promote creativity, diversity, community, and individuality. The campus is on 150 acres that has forest, ponds and meadows. They have a well rounded academic curriculum that includes 4 years of English, 1 year of American history, 3 years of math and a foreign language, and 2 years of laboratory science and social science. There are several courses in the arts available…

Cambridge School of Weston Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 45 Georgian Rd, Weston, MA 02493

Cambridge School of Weston is a day and boarding school located in Weston, Massachusetts. The school has a 65 acre campus situated just outside of Boston. The co-ed school was founded in 1886 and uses the module system to educate students. This is a private institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Students are from diverse backgrounds including 68 communities in Massachusetts, several different states and 8 countries. The school has a student to teacher ratio…

Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12, PG   |   Address: 785 Beaver St, Waltham, MA 02452

Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall is an independent college preparatory day and boarding school nestled in Waltham, Massachusetts. The co-ed, non-denominational school was created in 1971 when Chauncy Hall, an all boys school founded in 1828, merged with all-girl Chapel Hill. There are 175 students at the NAIS and TABS affiliated school. The average class size is ten students, which is lower than the national average for boarding schools. They offer a wide range of arts and athletics in a challenging and…

Concord Academy Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 166 Main St, Concord, MA 01742

Concord Academy is located in Concord, Massachusetts. The School was founded in 1922 and has grown steadily into the fine institution that it is today. What began as an all girls boarding school has transformed itself over the years. Concord Academy is a co-ed facility. About 40% of their student reside on campus while the other 60% are days students and commute to campus. Students from the 9-12 grade attend small classes with an average of 12 students per class.…

Cushing Academy Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 39 School St, Ashburnham, MA 01430

Cushing Academy, residing on 162 acres, is located in Ashburnham, Massachusetts. It was founded back in 1865. Cushing is a college preparatory school for both boys and girls and teaches grades 9-12. The average enrollment is around 445 students each year. This leaves the average classroom size to be of 12 students each. The yearly tuition for boarding students is $52,350 and the yearly tuition for day students is $37,500. Financial aid is available for those in need. Cushing Academy…

Dana Hall School Girls   |   Grades: 6-12   |   Address: 45 Dana Rd, Wellesley, MA 02482

Dana Hall School is a private boarding school for female students. This school continually makes the top ten on various boarding schools lists. Founded in 1881, it is a highly competitive academic school that offers a college preparatory program. Graduates from this school attend top colleges such as Harvard, Wellesley and Boston University. The Alumni program here is strong as they return to help current students through classes, mentorship and lectures. Dana Hall School teaches grades 6th to 12th. They…

Deerfield Academy Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 7 Boyden Rd, Deerfield, MA 01342

Deerfield Academy is a prestigious school located in Deerfield, Massachusetts. This academy began in 1797 with a concentration on driving men toward leadership in the New England states. Their reputation quickly became notated throughout the area. This small four-year college-preparatory school has fewer than 1,000 students and most live on campus with staff. It is hard to get into this school because of its limited availability. Though a student is not required to live on the campus, it is encouraged.…

Eagle Hill School Coed   |   Grades: 8-12   |   Address: 242 Old Petersham Rd, Hardwick, MA 01037

The Eagle Hill School is a private institution located in Hardwick, Massachusetts. The school, founded in 1967, is specifically designed to aid students with learning disabilities in grades 8-12. The co-ed college preparatory boarding and day school has a 210 acre campus. The tuition for boarding school for the current school year is $65,346 and day school tuition is $46,249. the average class size is 5 students and the student to teacher ratio is 1 to 5. School accreditations include…

Eagleton School Boys   |   Grades: N/A   |   Address: 446 Monterey Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230

Eagleton School is a year round private educational residential facility offering up to date treatment for boys, ages 9-22, with Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervaisve Devlopment Disorder, Communication and Cognitive Delays, etcetera. This magnificent private residential facility is located in the Berkshire Mountains containing 40 acres of land which allows students to participate in Horse Back Riding, Adventure Based Counseling, Culinary, Organic Gardening, and Pre-Vocational. Eagleton students are also provided with their own bedrooms, real-time 24/7 cameras ensuring safety throughout the…

Fessenden School Boys   |   Grades: 5-9   |   Address: 250 Waltham St, Newton, MA 02460

The Fessenden School is an all boys boarding school founded in 1903 by Frederick James Fessenden. The school is located in Massachusetts on a campus that sits on 41 acres of land. The campus has three gymnasiums, 13 tennis courts, and two swimming pools. The school is a growing community with trained faculty ready to meet each child’s needs. The school thrives hard to build and enrich the lives of students from all over. Presenting, creative, productive and honest individuals.…

Groton School Coed   |   Grades: 8-12   |   Address: 282 Farmers Row, Groton, MA 01450

Groton School, located in Groton, Mass., was founded in 1884. It is a coeducational school for grades 8 through 12, and offers both day school and boarding options. The student/faculty ratio of 5:1 is one of the many benefits Groton School has to offer. The school offers several Advanced Placement courses in addition to the traditional high school curriculum. Courses range from American History to Calculus, to Expository Writing. The campus boasts a large library which holds two conference rooms,…

John Dewey Academy Coed   |   Grades: 9-12, PG   |   Address: 389 Main Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230

John Dewey Academy is a co-ed college preparatory boarding school that was founded by Dr. Thomas E. Bratter in 1985. It is located in Great Barrington, Massachusetts and is a fully accredited school that houses 25 high school students that range in age from 15-21. Most of the students are high-maintenance adolescents who have not benefited from traditional behavior and educational environments. They are not treated with mind-altering medications but instead are encouraged to engage in positive relationships with their…

Landmark School Coeducational   |   Grades: 2-12   |   Address: 429 Hale St, Beverly, MA 01915

Located in the historic North Shore of Mass, the Landmark School is a multi-campus co-educational private school that educates students from grade 2 to 12. Landmark’s focus is the education of children with language based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia. The school was founded in Prides Crossing, Massachusetts in 1971 by Charles “Chad” Drake with only 40 students and a handful of teachers. Chad had an educational goal of taking students with language based learning disabilities (LBLD) and showing the…

Lawrence Academy at Groton Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 26 Powder House Rd, Groton, MA 01450

Lawrence Academy at Groton is among the earliest boarding schools in the nation, founded in 1792. The school offers co-ed, college prep for students grades 9-12. Lawrence Academy is located on 100 acres in the commuter town of Groton, Massachusettts. Yearly tuition is $54,750 for boarding students and $42,130 for day students. Financial aid is available. Lawrence Academy offers an English as a Second Language program and a summer program. In addition, there is an experiential two-week learning program called…

MacDuffie School Coed   |   Grades: 6-12   |   Address: 66 School St, Granby, MA 01033

The MacDuffie School is a private institution located in Granby, Massachusetts. It offers accelerated classes for middle and high school students gifted in academics. The school was established in 1890 by John and Abby MacDuffie. The initial enrollment of 70 students attended classes at the Samuel Bowles House in Springfield, Massachusetts. Today the school now hosts approximately 200 students at their Granby campus. The student population is comprised of an equal blend of males and females from several regional states…

Middlesex School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 1400 Lowell Rd, Concord, MA 01742

Middlesex School is an independent, co-ed day and boarding school for grades 9-12 nestled in the small town of Concord, Massachusetts. At just over one-hundred years old, the 350 acre campus is home to 375 students, a handful of faculty and 27 faculty dogs. This breaks down to a 5:1 student to faculty ratio and only 12 students per class. In addition to the dozens of AP classes offered to students, Middlesex also has a large athletic program that has…

Milton Academy Coed   |   Grades: K-12   |   Address: 170 Centre St, Milton, MA 02186

Milton Academy, founded in 1798 and located just south of Boston, is a co-educational, K-12 school with competitive admission and a 14:1 faculty to student ratio. Both the lower and upper school boast a strong commitment to maintaining a diverse student body. Boarding is offered in the upper school, with half of all students living on campus. A family atmosphere is emphasized, and students have scheduled dinners three times each week with their housemates and house faculty. Additionally, each upper…

Miss Hall’s School Girls   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 492 Holmes Rd, Pittsfield, MA 01201

Miss Hall’s School was founded in 1898 as an all girls school. The educational program is non-denominational, college preparatory for girls grades 9 through 12 with an additional postgraduate program available. The school is located on 85 acres in Pittsfield, Mass. Yearly tuition for Miss Hall’s school is $49,850 for boarding students and $30,900 for day students. About half of the students enrolled receive some form of financial aid assistance averaging $24,516 per year with merit scholarships available. Miss Hall’s…

Noble and Greenough School Coed   |   Grades: 7-12   |   Address: 10 Campus Dr, Dedham, MA 02026

Noble and Greenough School is located in Dedham, MA. It is a school for upper grade levels of seventh through twelfth grade. The school sits on 187 acres, and it has been open since 1866. There is an emphasis placed on arts as well as science courses. Community service programs are offered, and students can take part in clubs and sports. There is an afternoon program where students can expand on what they learn in the classroom. This program is…

Northfield Mount Hermon School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 1 Lamplighter Way, Gill, MA 01354

Northfield Mount Herman is a secular coeducational boarding and day school that was founded in 1879. The lovely wooded campus is in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. Northfield Mount Herman offers grades 9-12 and a post graduate year. The student population is 650. A unique feature of the school is the manual labor requirement. All students are expected to help in the dining hall, on the campus farm, in the library and in computer labs. The goal is to…

Phillips Academy Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 180 Main St, Andover, MA 01810

The prestigious Phillips Academy is an independent preparatory school in Andover, Massachusetts. Founded in 1778 as an all-boys school by Samuel Phillips Jr., Phillips Academy became coeducational in 1973 upon its merger with Abbot Academy, an all-girls school. Phillips has an acceptance rate of just 13%, admitting boarding and day students in grades 9-12. The students, in average class sizes of 13, are treated to a rigorous curriculum, focused on college success. In addition to academics, all students are required…

Riverview School Coed   |   Grades: 6-12, PG   |   Address: 551 Massachusetts 6A, East Sandwich, MA 02537

Riverview School is located in East Sandwich, Massachusetts. The grades taught at this school range from 6th grade through 12th grade. There are approximately 100 students that attend this school at a time. This school was founded back in 1957. Riverview School is a special education school that is co-ed. The yearly tuition cost for this school is around $71,145. Some financial aid is available. The classes are small and only consist of 8 students per class with the 42…

St John’s High School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 378 Main St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

St John’s High School is located in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. The school was founded by the Xaverian Brothers back in September of 1894. The campus sits on over 125 arches of hillside land and offer grades nine through twelve to students. This school is a private school for Catholic boys. So it does base a lot of their teachings around the Catholic religion. St John’s High School is more like a preparatory school for college. They are well known for their…

St. Mark’s School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 25 Marlboro Rd, Southborough, MA 01772

Located 23 miles from Boston, in suburban Southborough, is St. Mark’s School. Founded in 1865, St. Mark’s is a co-educational Episcopal boarding and preparatory high school. At St. Mark’s, students are challenged and prepared on their path to higher learning. St. Mark’s is a private school accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and features a world-class liberal arts program with an emphasis on faith. While having it’s roots in the Episcopal faith, St. Mark’s incorporates…

Stetson School Boys   |   Grades: N/A   |   Address: 455 S Stree, Barre, MA 01005

Stetson School in Barre, Massachusetts, was designed and developed to treat boys from ages 9-22 with high-risks behaviors. It also specializes in providing education to those boys that have complex developmental difficulties, chronic mental illness or autism. With a flexible, family-driven program, Stetson school specializes in stabilization, assessment and safety. It is a nationally accredited, Chapter 766-approved Residential Treatment Program. This 24-hour, 7 day a week accepts students based on referrals on a rolling basis. The goal Stetson School is…

Stoneleigh-Burnham School Girls   |   Grades: 7-12   |   Address: 574 Bernardston Rd, Greenfield, MA 01301

Founded in 1869, Stoneleigh-Burnham School is a private, independent college preparatory school for girls grades 7-12, with a postgraduate program available. The school is located on a 100 acre campus in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Stoneleigh-Burnham is non-denominational. Tuition for the school is $49,896 for boarding and international students, $29,757 for day students. Stoneleigh-Burnham is ranked among the top 20 schools with less than 200 students for their high SSAT scores. Students at this school enjoy small classes of about 10 students…

Tabor Academy Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 66 Spring St, Marion, MA 02738

Tabor Academy, “the School by the Sea,” is a private coeducational boarding school in Marion, Massachusetts. It is situated on 86 waterfront acres along Sippican Harbor. The school mascot for Tabor’s 505 student body is the seawolf. The academy, founded in 1876 by Elizabeth Taber, offers a challenging high school curriculum that includes basic academic disciplines and classes in marine and nautical science. A highly competitive admissions process includes an application, standardized testing and an interview. Tabor Academy enrolls 496…

The Fay School Coed   |   Grades: 7-9   |   Address: 48 Main St, Southborough, MA 01772

The Fay School, founded in 1866, is the oldest junior boarding school in the United States. Fay is also a day school and is located in Southborough, MA. The main campus if 30 acres and the athletic campus is 36 acres. The co-ed institution is private. The school serves students from pre-k to 9th grade. The current enrollment is 450 students. There are 340 day students and 110 boarding students. The average class size is 12. The Fay School has…

The Governor’s Academy Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 1 Elm St, Byfield, MA 01922

Founded in 1763, the Governor’s Academy (formerly Governor Dummer Academy) is located on 450 acres in the village of Byfield, Massachusetts. It is the oldest continually operating independent boarding school in the United States. Yearly tuition is $50,900 for boarding students and $40,300 for day students. Financial aid programs are available to students. The school is listed among the top 20 boarding schools in the nation for selectivity. Governor’s Academy is a member of the Independent School League for athletics…

The Winchendon School Coed   |   Grades: 9-12, PG   |   Address: 172 Ash St, Winchendon, MA 01475

The Winchendon School located in Mass is a co-ed multicultural boarding school that provides future college students with good character and the skills that they will need to achieve their academic success. The school was founded by Lloyd Harvey Hatch in 1926. Hatch had a vision to create a school with small classes and individualized teaching plans. He wanted to guarantee that the students of Winchendon could acquire the necessary knowledge and skills that they needed at a rapid pace.…

Walnut Hill School for the Arts Coed   |   Grades: 9-12   |   Address: 12 Highland St, Natick, MA 01760

Walnut Hill School is a coeducational high school for the performing arts, located in Natick, Massachusetts. The school was founded in 1893 by Florence Bigelow and Charlotte Conant. It started as a college preparatory boarding school for girls. The arts program at the school was so strong that, eventually, the arts became its main focus. Students at this school will major in dance, music, theatre, visual arts, or creative writing. The students also receive a rigorous education with a college…

Wilbraham & Monson Academy Coed   |   Grades: 6-12, PG   |   Address: 423 Main St, Wilbraham, MA 01095

Wilbraham & Monson Academy is located in Wilbraham, MA, and is regionally near Boston. It is a college preparatory coed academy for young people in grades 6 to 12. All students are instructed with a modern focus on academics, athletics, and the arts. Teachers at the academy have strong backgrounds in education, administration, and their area of professional study. Wilbraham & Monson Academy is known widely for it’s entrepreneurial and global studies programs. The academy allows children to begin training…

Worcester Academy Coed   |   Grades: 6-12, PG   |   Address: 81 Providence St, Worcester, MA 01604

Worcester Academy is located in Worcester, Mass. It is a private co-ed day and boarding school that was founded in 1834. The school educates students from the sixth grade to their senior year. The student body also includes postgraduate students. The school is a college preparatory school that implants a solid academic foundation that prepares them for college. Worcester Academy students will develop superior skills in reading, oral and written communication and problem solving. One out of every three students…

Best Boarding Schools for Students

Boarding schools in Massachusetts are some of the oldest boarding schools, and each provides some of the best educational opportunities available. These schools are known for their excellence in education, and the rich history that surrounds them adds to their overall appeal.

There are 36 boarding schools located in Massachusetts, each offering their own unique educational experiences. While a majority of these schools are coed, there are seven all-girls academies, and five all-boys institutions. Most of the boarding schools in Massachusetts have no religious orientation, but there is one that is Roman Catholic, and two Episcopal options.

All-Boys, All-Girls, Coed

The all-girls boarding schools in Massachusetts provide great educational experiences for girls. These schools generally see SAT scores of 1850-1904, and have 68% – 75% of their faculty having advanced degrees. The costs of tuition for these schools range from $48,000 – $53,000, with class sizes ranging from 10-13 students. The acceptance rate for the all-girls schools are from 49% – 60% overall.

The all-boys boarding schools in Massachusetts are some of the oldest in the country. These schools have 60% – 75% acceptance rates, and tuition costs range from $52,000 – $65,000. The percentage of faculty with advanced degrees ranges from 33% – 50%. The student teacher ratios in these all-boys boarding schools is around 5:1, which allows for improved one on one contact.

The remaining 30 boarding schools in Massachusetts are coed, and all provide a varied and challenging educational experience for all students. The top 4 schools go up to 12th grade, with one starting at the kindergarten level. These schools have tuition between $47,000 to $52,000, and acceptance rates of 13% to 26%. These are the elite boarding schools in Massachusetts, and their results stand for themselves. Each of these four schools have SAT scores that are consistently above 2000, and over 70% of the teachers have advanced degrees. The small class sizes ensure that students get the attention they need in order to get the best education possible.

Choosing a Boarding School

The decision for which boarding school is best depends on your child’s needs, and the quality of education that you are looking for. However, the acceptance rates for these schools is considerably lower than traditional public schools. This means that your child will need to show outstanding educational prowess, as well as extensive extra-curriculars for the best chance of acceptance.

Should you need help finding , or or , let us know. This list of boarding schools in American (USA) includes therapeutic boarding schools and alternative schools. The boarding school directory includes all all of the best boarding schools in America. Boarding school learning extends beyond the classroom. Because staff and students live together. Boarding School students also participate in more extracurricular activities than students in state schools, whether playing sports, engaging in creative endeavors like music or painting, or participating in student government and school club activities. Boarding School environments can range in character from arts-focused to militarily-oriented, but almost always feature a student body composed of young people from a diversity of backgrounds.

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