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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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Blair Academy

P. O. Box 600
Blairstown, New Jersey, USA Show Phone Number   

“Agreeable to notice, publicly given, the citizens of Blairstown and vicinity convened in the Presbyterian church, in Blairstown, this day, for the purpose of selecting a site for an Academy, and appointing a committee whose business it shall be to superintend its erection. The meeting was called to order by John I. Blair, Esq. and organized by appointing John Messler, Chairman, and Isaiah W. Condict, Secretary. The hilltop west of the Methodist Church and south of the burying ground in Blairstown was selected for the site of the building, and was offered gratuitously for the purpose by the possessor John...

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Blue Ridge School

273 Mayo Dr.
St. George, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to Blue Ridge School, an all boys college preparatory boarding school grades nine through twelve. We serve young men who respond well to small classes, a structured environment, and a strong sense of community. We challenge each boy to reach beyond his current level of performance and expectation to discover his potential. To develop character in each boy, we nurture qualities such as integrity, courage, perseverance and empathy. BRS enrolls fewer than 200 students, the average class size is eight and the average student load per teacher is 40. This allows each teacher to give personalized attention and know...

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Carson Long Military Institute

P.O. Box 98
New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Carson Long Military Institute is a direct descendent of Bloomfield Academy which was founded in 1836. It was started by Robert Finley in New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania as a Latin Grammar school with only six students. In 1840 the school was moved two blocks up the hill to its present location. The first building of the original school was built in the same year and is still in use as a reception hall and a museum. In 1842 the trustees decided to make the Academy a coeducational boarding school. For a short period of time in the early 1850's, the school...

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CFS The School at Church Farm

P.O. Box 2000
Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to CFS, The School at Church Farm! It is my pleasure to greet you at this virtual door. Whether you are new to CFS or a long-standing member of the community our goal within this website is to offer you a valuable means to explore, find and learn about exactly those things for which you have come to visit. We exist for students, so to all visitors who are looking at CFS for the first time with an interest in our program and applying for enrollment, we direct you to pictures, videos and other links that will give you...

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Chatham Hall

800 Chatham Hall Circle
Chatham, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

Roommates and friends yours for life! A full 81 percent of students are boarders. Teachers who care and get involved. Most live right on campus and welcome students into their homes. Challenging academics and impressive outcomes. Recent grads study at Cornell, Dartmouth, Georgetown, and UVA. Activities for all athletes and weekend warriors, drama queens and singing sensations, service-club leaders and equestrians-in-training. There is something for all and many things for most. Exposure to the world on campus and off. Take advantage of travel opportunities, leadership training, and friends from 24 states and 11 countries. Traditions that tie a community that's...

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Christchurch School

49 Seahorse Lane
Christchurch, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

Welcome to Christchurch School. Here, we work to live our mission every day. We do it by creating a community of students, faculty, staff, and families every year. Everyone has a role in this community, everyone is important, and everyone is appreciated. Christchurch is situated in a spot of surpassing beauty next to the Rappahannock River, one of the Chesapeake Bay's great tributaries. Our school began and continues as one of the Episcopal Church Schools in the Diocese of Virginia. We welcome students of all faiths to this community, founded on traditional ideas of education as a lifelong pursuit, service...

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Darrow School

110 Darrow Road
New Lebanon, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

"At Darrow School, we are dedicated to serving students with diverse backgrounds and abilities, building on each student’s individual talents and interests to inspire enduring confidence for success in college and life.” This quote is our Mission Statement, a guiding force in all we do at Darrow. We are mission-driven, and we take pride in living up to that charge. Darrow provides the right mix of challenging classes, structure, encouragement, and strength of community, for students to reach their full potential as motivated, thriving, college-bound learners. Darrow is distinctive among independent schools, thanks to its historic site, its integration of...

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Emma Willard School

285 Pawling Avenue
Troy, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

Honoring its founder's vision, Emma Willard School proudly fosters in each young woman a love of learning, the habits of an intellectual life, and the character, moral strength, and qualities of leadership to serve and shape her world....

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Episcopal High School

1200 North Quaker Lane
Alexandria, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

Founded on a tradition of honor and the pursuit of self-discovery, Episcopal High School engages students in a challenging college preparatory education. The School fosters empathy and responsibility for self and others through a commitment to spiritual inquiry and growth in a fully residential community. Students are encouraged to think creatively, work collaboratively, develop individual passions, and celebrate the talents of others. Sharing diverse life experiences, ideas, and values, students learn humility, resilience, and mutual respect. Through access to the educational and cultural resources of the nation's capital, students are inspired to understand and embrace a changing world. Together, faculty...

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Fishburne Military School

P.O. Box 988
Waynesboro, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

For 130 years, Fishburne Military School has aided young men to reach their full potential as scholars, athletes and individuals. Here, students develop lifelong skills in leadership and self-discipline. Accordingly, our alumni have succeeded in many fields— academia, commerce, entertainment, government, medicine, the military and the law. These achievers include a governor of Virginia and two Pulitzer Prize winners. Fishburne offers a structured and caring environment for young men in grades 7 - 12. Our instructors are committed to every cadet's success providing each the close personal attention that owes credit to a 6:1 student/ teacher ratio. FMS graduates' enjoy...

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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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Foxcroft School

P.O. Box 5555
Middleburg, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

Charlotte Haxall Noland founded Foxcroft School in 1914, at the age of 32. She dreamed that her own school would be one that "girls would want to come to and hate to leave because they loved it." From the beginning, Miss Charlotte's highest aim and Foxcroft's greatest responsibility has been to educate the whole student. Her efforts to instill high purpose, integrity, leadership, understanding, and a sense of joy in students guides Foxcroft even today. Foxcroft is a transforming experience and shapes the loyalty of today's students and of nine decades of Foxcroft alumnae....

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Garrison Forest School

300 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, Maryland, USA Show Phone Number   

Since its founding in 1910, Garrison Forest School has offered a unique, indelible educational experience. Our educational model is distinctive—Garrison Forest is an all-girls’ day school, Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade, with a regional, national, and international residential program for girls beginning in Eighth Grade, and a coed Toddler through Pre-First program. Guided by our motto, Esse Quam Videri—To Be Rather Than To Seem, the academic program balances exceedingly high standards within a welcoming, spirited atmosphere that enables each student to flourish intellectually and individually. Our singular experiential programs include:...

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George School

Box 4000
Newtown, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

At George School, we believe the world can be better and society can be different. We think that the rat race isn't the only means and majority rule (with minority suffering) isn't the only method. Our Campus in Photos It means that when you come here, you'll ponder life, truth, and knowledge itself. You'll read Wuthering Heights and reflect how a mid-nineteenth century novel can make a contemporary statement. You'll compete in sports like lacrosse or softball. You'll write your own Canterbury tale. You'll use pantomime to learn ceramics, MovieMaker to learn physics and The New York Times to learn...

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Georgetown Preparatory School

10900 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, Maryland, USA Show Phone Number   

Georgetown Preparatory School is an independent, Jesuit college-preparatory school for young men (grades 9-12). Of the 460 students, approximately 100 are residents. They come to Prep from around the U.S. and throughout the world. Founded in 1789 by America's first Catholic bishop, Prep is the nation's oldest Jesuit school and the only Jesuit boarding school. Prep's academically rigorous liberal arts curriculum is based in the educational philosophy of Jesuit founder, St. Ignatius Loyola: a belief in reflection, discernment, scholarly excellence, and personal responsibility, as well as the importance of being "Men for Others." This focus on serving those less fortunate...

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Girard College

2101 South College Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Girard College is a private boarding school for academically capable students, grades 1 through 12, from families with limited financial resources, each headed by a single parent or guardian. All Girard students receive full scholarships to take part in the school's strong academic program, and to live safely on its enclosed 43-acre campus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Girard's mission is to prepare students for advanced education and life as informed, ethical and productive citizens through a rigorous educational program that promotes intellectual, social and emotional growth....

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Hackley School

293 Benedict Avenue
Tarrytown, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

For more than a century, Hackley School has welcomed all with the words carved over our entry: “Enter here to be and find a friend.” What brings us together on this hilltop is not just oustanding academics, but also friendship, and the belief that “character is higher than intellect.” The warmth of our community enables both challenge and nurture, giving students the means to set high personal goals and attain them. Supporting student achievement in rigorous academics, arts, athletics, and community service, Hackley honors student commitment and strength of character. A Hackley education prepares students to think and act with...

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Hargrave Military Academy

200 Military Drive
Chatham, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

Hargrave Military Academy is a college preparatory secondary Boy’s military boarding school that espouses Christian values. The Academy provides a safe learning environment, and the daily structure provides a higher level of accountability and responsibility that is not present today. This basic concept enables young men to maximize their full potential. A Hargrave student is held to a much higher standard. Hargrave’s program not only equips students to excel in the classroom, but positions for college acceptance, and further success in their higher education endeavors. We have had a 99% college acceptance rate over the last eight years and recent...

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Hoosac School

P.O. Box 9
Hoosick, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

HOOSAC SCHOOL, founded in 1889, is a coeducational, college preparatory school enrolling boarders and a few day students in Forms II-VI (Grades 8-12) and a postgraduate program. Hoosick, a hamlet of 350 residents, is in the Hudson Valley near the borders of New York, Massachusetts, and Vermont. Albany and Troy are 45 minutes away, and Bennington and Williams colleges are within a 20-minute drive. Hoosac students have library privileges at the colleges and at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and enjoy many cultural programs offered on these campuses....

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Houghton Academy

9790 Thayer Street
Houghton, New York, USA Show Phone Number   

Houghton Academy is a Christian, college-prep boarding and day school enrolling students in grades 6 - 12. Houghton Academy was founded in 1883, a long time before computers and websites. What would these pages look like if this was the mid-eighteen ninety’s? Certainly the dress code was a bit different. Science lab equipment was less developed. Students arrived at school via horse and buggy. Classrooms lacked overheads and double-pane windows. The differences would be many and obvious. As I think of the differences, I am equally conscious of what would be the same. Buildings are still constructed with bricks. Students...

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Kiski School

1888 Brett Lane
Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

The Kiski School sits on a wooded bluff high above the confluence of two sparkling streams that form the Kiskiminetas River, which then flows north and west toward the Allegheny River. To the Native Americans who originally fished and hunted near this junction, Kiskiminetas was a metaphor for enlightenment. Early settlers to the area also recognized the energy of this place in the form of its rejuvenating mineral springs, whose refreshing attributes came to be so well known by the mid-nineteenth century that a group of enterprisers built a resort hotel on the grounds where the school now stands. In...

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Linden Hall School for Girls

212 East Main Street
Lititz, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Linden Hall School is a small girls’ independent, college-preparatory, resident and day school in Lititz, Pennsylvania. The school, founded in 1746 by members of the Moravian Church, is extremely proud of its extensive and honorable history and carries the distinction of being the oldest and now one of the finest girls’ boarding schools in the United States. The Moravian ideals of education have been at the heart of Linden Hall since its founding. Linden Hall, now a nonsectarian school, originally subscribed to the progressive Moravian philosophy that encompassed three fundamental principles: first, that all females be thoroughly educated to become...

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Massanutten Military Academy

614 S. Main Street
Woodstock, Virginia, USA Show Phone Number   

A College Preparatory Boarding School +Plus+ Leadership, Discipline, and Character Development Our mission is to provide each cadet with an academic, character, leadership and physical education of excellence, which ensures his/her development and readiness for college, leadership, and citizenship. Our mission is implemented with discipline, fostered with structure and a firm, fair, consistent and supportive environment. Our mission is established on the founding motto of the Academy, "Non Nobis Solum" ("Not for ourselves alone"), and based on the principles of Courage, Purity, and Industry....

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Mercersburg Academy

300 East Seminary Street
Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, USA Show Phone Number   

Mercersburg's proud history and rich traditions date back to 1836, when the Academy's predecessor, Marshall College, was founded at Mercersburg. Marshall College moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1853, but the preparatory department of the college remained on its original site. It was chartered as Mercersburg College in 1865. In 1893, Mercersburg's board of regents elected William Mann Irvine to lead the institution. Within months, Dr. Irvine renamed the school Mercersburg Academy and reorganized it as a college-preparatory school based on the Exeter model. Dr. Irvine launched the new school in fall 1893 with forty boys, four instructors, and four acres...

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