Find schools for students age 10-18
There are more than 300 boarding schools in the U.S.
In the United States there is a network of independent residential schools for boys and girls aged 10 to 18 years old—boarding schools.
Boarding schools were established by dedicated educators to fulfill a mission. These goals were usually for students to achieve excellence in academics, gain sound moral and spiritual character, and develop physical strength and dexterity, usually through competitive sports.
The primary purpose of the majority of U.S. boarding schools is to fully prepare young students to gain enrollment at leading universities. Some of these schools are over 200 years old and have educated many of the world’s most influential and successful business executives, politicians, scientists, educators and leaders of the 20th century.
Why Choose an American School?
Schools in the USA offer outstanding educational programs taught by highly educated and committed teachers. While these schools are focused on excellence, they also stress intellectual growth and the importance of personal and societal values.
As an international student, attending school in the USA can be a little scary and expensive, but it also can be one of the best investments that you and your parents can make. It will assure you of a quality education and a solid foundation of skills and values for continuing studies at a university and for a lifetime.
In addition to gaining a superb education at some of the best schools in the world, there are 10 very good reasons why you should consider studying in the United States:
To gain independence, discipline and maturity by living away from home
To achieve admission to elite U.S. universities and colleges
To have the opportunity to be a leader in the classroom and/or on the athletic field
To become fluent in reading, writing and speaking English
To gain knowledge of United States culture, geography, economics and way of life
To make new and lifelong friends from around the world
To buid relationships with role model teachers outside of the classroom
To have small classes and individual help with a variety of subjects
To learn something new: a sport, acting, playing an instrument, riding a horse
To have an opportunity to play U.S. high school sports