Benefits of Boarding School
More motivated. Better prepared.
Attending boarding school means more time with your teachers and deeper relationships. By immersing yourself 24/7 in our community, you will create additional opportunities to develop independence, resilience, and self-motivation, providing the best preparation for the demands of college.
"My field hockey coach is also my Spanish teacher and dorm head. And because of her, I've become stronger on the field, in the classroom, and as a person."
- Margaret McFillen '19
The Academic Benefits of Boarding School
Percent of students who report that their school is academically challenging:
Hours spent with teachers, coaches, and staff outside of class:
Percent of students who report having high-quality teachers:
Percent of graduates who report being very well prepared academically for college:
A Place For You.
Each morning we rise with our friends, sharing laughter and stories and breakfast. Our school family lends love and support that carries us as we go about our days. Each night we return to a place where we're accepted for who we are and celebrated for the things that make us unique.
"Our days are well planned. There is time to do everything--and none to waste."
-Victoria Vando '19
The Residential Benefits of Boarding School
Hours per week students report spending on creative endeavors:
Hours per week students report spending on exercise or playing sports:
Percent of students who say their schools offer opportunities for leadership:
Percent who report being very well prepared for the non-academic aspects of college life:
* Statistics are from a study by the Art and Science Group, commissioned by The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Why Boarding School? The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) also has comprehensive FAQs about boarding in general for students and parents.