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American Boychoir School

19 Lambert Drive
Princeton, New Jersey, USA Show Phone Number   

Intensive musical training. The mission of The American Boychoir is to sustain and move forward with a distinctively American voice the one-thousand-year-old boychoir school tradition. The American Boychoir is committed to being the finest choir of its kind in the nation and among the finest in the world. The American Boychoir achieves this each year by recruiting and training talented choristers from across the country. The mission of The American Boychoir School is to combine the training program for mastery of choral music with a superior academic program in order to create a profoundly integrative educational experience which emphasizes creativity...

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Asheville School

360 Asheville School Road
Asheville, North Carolina, USA Show Phone Number   

Asheville School is one of the nation's leading boarding schools. What sets us apart? Who We Are View Gallery Asheville At A Glance Academics: A challenging academic program -- including more than 17 Advanced Placement (AP) courses -- helps give students a competitive edge. They learn to reason and communicate clearly, and they attend top colleges. But most importantly, they go on to lives of leadership and service. Size: With an annual enrollment of approximately 260 students in grades 9-12, the school is an intentionally small, close-knit community. Students: Our student body represents roughly 30 different states and 12 foreign...

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Bement School

Main Street
Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome! This website gives you many glimpses of important parts of Bement. As you explore the site, you’ll be introduced to features uniquely Bement: a challenging, varied curriculum; a mini-term that offers a school-wide study of a particular theme each year; a renowned fine arts program; multiple athletic options; what it means to be a boarder at Bement. You’ll gain a sense of the beauty found in one of our country’s oldest settled communities. You’ll likely come to understand things like Winter Wednesdays, ninth grader leadership, service learning in the Dominican Republic, and our French exchange program. What’s most important...

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Fork Union Military Academy

P.O. 278
Fork Union, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

For over a century, young men have found the route to college taking them first to a preparatory school in a small town in the countryside of Central Virginia. The town is Fork Union, near historic Charlottesville. The school is Fork Union Military Academy. The young men come from near and far and from all stations in life. They are a wide range of races, religions, talents and abilities. What they have in common is the desire to go to college one day, and parents and relatives who want them to have the education it takes to get there. Our...

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Fox River Country Day School

1600 Dundee Avenue
Elgin, Illinois, USA Show Phone Number   

There is an Indian proverb ... that says that everyone is a house with four rooms: a physical, a mental, an emotional, and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time, but, unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person. A House with Four Rooms, Rumer Godden At Fox River Country Day School, a safe and collaborative learning community dedicated to the education of the whole child, we are committed to having each of those rooms opened each day. Here...

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Gilmour Academy

34001 Cedar Road
Gates Mills, Ohio, USA Show Phone Number   

Gilmour Academy is an independent, Catholic, and coeducational college-preparatory school located near Cleveland, Ohio, and sponsored by the Brothers of Holy Cross from Notre Dame, Indiana. At Gilmour, we offer programs for boys and girls in kindergarten through grade 12 - a Montessori Preschool Program and traditional kindergarten through grade 6 in our Lower School, grades 7 and 8 in our Middle School, and grades 9-12 in our Upper School. A boarding school program, which attracts students from around the country and the world, is available for students in grades 7-12. Students are at the center of all that Gilmour...

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Governor Dummer Academy

1 Elm Street
Byfield, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to the oldest boarding school in America, The Governor's Academy! Founded in 1763, our school educates students in grades nine through twelve on our beautiful 500-acre campus in Byfield, MA, just 33 miles north of Boston and four miles from the Atlantic Ocean. Established as Dumm'r Charity School in 1763 through a bequest from Massachusetts Bay Lieutenant Governor William Dummer, what was later called Dummer Academy and then Governor Dummer Academy provided the foundation for the preparatory school tradition in America. As the country's first independent boarding school, the Academy filled a pressing need for enhanced educational opportunities during...

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Indian Mountain School

211 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to Indian Mountain School. I hope you use these Web pages to explore and learn more about our independent, co-ed, pre-k through ninth grade, day and boarding program. While the photos and information on the site will give you a sense of the environment, visiting our more than 600 acres of land on two distinct campuses is the best way to truly capture the spirit of Indian Mountain. When I first walked through the front door of Indian Mountain School, I felt at home. I was struck by how welcoming the students were and by the strong connection between...

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Middlesex School

1400 Lowell Road
Concord, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

In 1901, Frederick Winsor opened his school in Concord. Middlesex, named for the Massachusetts county in which it is located, was to be different from the other academies and "church schools" of the day. Mr. Winsor wanted his school to be non-denominational, where students from different religious backgrounds could learn together. From the very beginning, his mission was "to find the promise that lies hidden" in every student. The design for Middlesex's campus was created by the sons of Frederick Law Olmsted, the greatest landscape architect of the 19th century and the designer of New York's Central Park, Boston's Emerald...

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North Country School

P.O. Box 187
Lake Placid, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

North Country School was preceded by its sister institution, so any account of its 70-plus-year history must begin with that of Camp Treetops, established in 1921 by educator Donald Slesinger. From the start, Treetops was different, enrolling boys and girls of young age and diverse backgrounds in an era when most camps were segregated by sex, race, and religion. Treetops legends Helen and Douglas Haskell were appointed co-directors in 1929 and for the next 40 years shaped Treetops in accordance with their values. To nurture children’s curiosity and creativity, campers dressed not in uniforms but in their own clothes; they...

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Oak Creek Ranch School

P.O. Box 4329
West Sedona, Arizona, USA Show Phone Number   

Boarding School for Undermotivated Teens For 37 years we’ve been helping Undermotivated Teens, Academic Underachievers and Students with ADD ADHD reach their full potential. As one of the top ADD ADHD boarding schools in the country, we provide individualized programs, small classes, and a highly experienced faculty. Our programs are designed to help teens achieve their academic goals while gaining valuable social and interpersonal skills. The school's Leadership and Character Development program teaches under-motivated teens the importance of being responsible, keeping commitments and treating themselves and others with respect. Oak Creek Ranch School is a fully accredited, co-ed boarding school...

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Rock Point School

1 Rock Point Road
Burlington, Vermont, USA Show Phone Number   

Rock Point is a coeducational boarding school, with a small day program, serving 40 students in grades 9 through 12. We offer small classrooms and individualized attention. Our teacher-student ratio is approximately 1 to 10 in English, history, science, and art classes, and 1 to 4 in math. Rock Point has helped young people grow into their best selves for over 70 years. Rock Point’s outdoor program includes hiking, camping, mountain biking, rock climbing, canoeing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight training, bicycling, running, walking, cross-country skiing, and snowboarding. Our weekend program has featured trips to Montreal, New York, and Boston, hiking...

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Rumsey Hall School

201 Romford Road
Washington Depot, Connecticut, USA Show Phone Number   

Rumsey Hall School in Washington, Connecticut, is a coeducational boarding and country day school for boys and girls in kindergarten through grade nine. Situated in the foothills of northwestern Connecticut's Berkshire Mountains, Washington (population 4,000) is 43 miles west of Hartford, Connecticut and 80 miles northeast of New York City. The 147 acre campus is surrounded by beautiful wooded hills and the scenic Bantam River. Founded in 1900 by Mrs. Lillias Rumsey Sanford in Seneca Falls, New York, the school moved to larger quarters in Cornwall, Connecticut in 1907 and to the present campus in 1948. Thomas W. Farmen, the...

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Saint Mary's School

900 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA Show Phone Number   

Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina, is an independent, college-preparatory, girls boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for grades 9-12. Founded in 1842 in the Episcopal tradition, Saint Mary's School is the seventh-largest girls boarding and day school in the country. The historic, residential 23-acre campus is within easy driving distance of world-renowned Research Triangle Park and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. SMS offers a comprehensive range of opportunities enabling girls to compete in college and today's global economy. Saint Mary's School offers 16 Advanced Placement courses and a full complement of honors courses, competition...

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San Marcos Baptist Academy

2801 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, Texas, USA Show Phone Number   

San Marcos Academy is a coeducational boarding and day school for 7th through 12th grade students, located in the beautiful Texas hill country. The Academy offers a college preparatory curriculum, featuring a variety of dual-credit college courses; pre-AP and AP courses; a strong fine arts department; a Learning Skills program for student with mild to moderate learning differences; and an English as a Second Language program for international students. Enrollment for 2008-2009 was 263, with 213 in the Upper School and 50 in the Middle School (7th-8th). Boarding students account for 76% of the total enrollment and about one third...

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St. John's Northwestern Military Academy

1101 North Genesee Street
Delafield, Wisconsin, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to St. John's Northwestern Military Academy Established in 1884, St. John's Northwestern Military Academy is a premier boarding and day school for boys in grades 7 through 12. Our culture allows cadets to take advantage of a unique learning community where leadership principles permeate Academy life. SJNMA is founded on time honored values and traditions such as honesty, integrity, duty, honor and country. Our faculty and staff believe in the development of the mind, body and spirit of each individual -- the Academy provides the training ground for young men to "Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard." The tradition...

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Tabor Academy

66 Spring Street
Marion, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

Tabor's web site aims to give you a real picture of Tabor in Marion, Massachusetts, as well as a sense of our school's spirit, to help you decide if you will pursue an application. Nothing substitutes for a visit to our campus, but we hope this site brings Tabor to life, particularly for those of you who live at a distance from the school. Every year students come to Tabor from across the country and around the world. Our students come from Japan, from China, from Korea, from Taiwan, from Russia, from India, from England and Italy, and from Bermuda...

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The Brook Hill School

P O Box 668
Bullard, Texas, USA Show Phone Number   

What began in the early 1990’s as one man’s dream is today a glowing and growing reality: a vibrant, independent Christian school, set on a beautiful 180-acre campus in East Texas, with a three-fold mission that permeates every aspect of Brook Hill’s existence. That mission? To provide excellence in college preparatory education, affirm the gifts and challenge the potential of each student, and encourage students to honor God through Christ-like character. Although Brook Hill is a non-denominational Christian school, the Bible is studied for credit, and students attend Chapel services weekly. The academic doors were opened in the fall of...

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The Fessenden School

250 Waltham Street
West Newton, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

Honesty, Compassion and Respect After more than 100 years, these three values could ring hollow, but they are solid at Fessenden and continue to be our guiding principles. From the Headmaster down, boys are taught, guided and supported by a community united by these common and timeless values. Boys may lose their way at times, but with the consistent guidance and example that adults provide in their academic, social and emotional lives at Fessenden, they find their path and grow stronger from the journey. Fessenden aims to develop well-rounded citizens. Academics are valued, of course, but many boys find that...

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The Harvey School

260 Jay Street
Katonah, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

The Harvey School was founded by Dr. Herbert Carter in 1916 as a residential school for boys, enrolling students through the secondary grades. Dr. Carter, a New York City pediatrician, built the school at his farm in Hawthorne, New York. His intention was to provide a country environment and an educational program for his son, Herbert Swift Carter, Jr., who had been handicapped by severe illness. The school was named for Sir William Harvey (1578-1657), personal physician of King Charles I who claimed to be the first to describe the mechanics of blood circulation. Dr. Harvey's discoveries and methods established...

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The Lawrenceville School

2500 Main Street
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, USA Show Phone Number   

Lawrenceville was founded in 1810 as the Maidenhead Academy and run under such names as the Lawrenceville Classical and Commercial High School for more than 70 years. It was not until its 1883 “refounding” that it became The Lawrenceville School and discovered its true and abiding identity. At that time, Head Master James Cameron Mackenzie devised Lawrenceville’s hallmark House System. The campus, now a National Historic Landmark, began to take shape when renowned American landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, the same man who laid out New York’s Central Park, designed the School’s famous “Circle” in partnership with Boston architects Peabody...

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The MacDuffie School

One Ames Hill Drive
Springfield, Massachusetts, USA Show Phone Number   

John and Abby MacDuffie founded The MacDuffie School in 1890 as a school for girls. Harvard and Radcliffe graduates respectively, they hoped the school would provide young women the same access to excellence in education they had experienced. Committed to furthering recent reforms in the education of women, the MacDuffies established their school as a model for other schools. Their commitment to education for girls, however, did not prevent the school from running a co-educational country day school for several decades early in the century. By the mid-1920s, The MacDuffie School enjoyed a strong academic reputation, particularly in the Springfield...

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The Masters School

49 Clinton Avenue
Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to the Web site of The Masters School. Head of School Report Winter 2009 Read>> Head of School Report Fall 2008 Read>> The Masters School is a vibrant and diverse learning community with more than 550 students from around the country and the world, more than 100 faculty and staff, thousands of alumnae/i, and hundreds of parents, grandparents, and friends who support Dobbs in so many meaningful ways. Each day our experienced and dedicated teachers engage, challenge, and support their students—in the classroom, on the athletic fields and the stage, in the dormitories, and on regular expeditions to New...

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The Orme School of Arizona

HC 63, Box 3040
Mayer, Arizona, USA Show Phone Number   

The Orme School is a pristine and unique community place for teachers and students who share a passion for academic excellence, adventure, and personal challenge. Mission Statement In a Southwestern, college-preparatory environment, The Orme School develops sound character, intellectual growth and curiosity, and an appreciation of our diverse cultural heritage and natural environment. The nurturing of each student's physical, aesthetic, and spiritual life is emphasized through high expectations and a strong sense of personal and community responsibility. Established in 1929, the School is located on a 26,000-acre working ranch in the Arizona high country, an area of immensely striking natural...

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The Peddie School

South Main St.
Hightstown, New Jersey, USA Show Phone Number   

"With a rich history of tradition and innovation dating back to 1864, Peddie has long been one of the nation’s premier boarding schools. Our ultimate mission is to provide our students with vigorous preparation for college and to inspire them to strive for the highest quality of citizenship." Location – Peddie School is in Hightstown, N.J., approximately eight miles from Princeton and 50 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Enrollment – Peddie enrolls 537 young men and women in grades 9 through 12, including 8 postgraduate students. Our student body represents 22 states and the District of Columbia,...

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