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Private schools in the United States (USA)

Find the top American private schools for US and international students

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There are lots of great private schools in the United States. This includes private schools on the US east coast, such as in the states of New York, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New England, Maine, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. It also includes schools in other areas of the US, such as in Wisconsin, Washington, Florida, and California.

Benefits of American private schools

Private schools in the United States can be a nice option for US residents. They can also be ideal for international and foreign students, including those from Canada, Europe, and elsewhere.

American private schools have many of the same benefits as those in Canada and elsewhere:

Many of these schools are also world-renown. They have a reputation for providing a first-class education that provides excellent preparation for university, college, and the world of work. This is true for both American residents and foreign and international students.

Types of private schools in the US

Like other countries, the United States offers a wide range of different types of private schools. Some of the main types offered include the following:

Below, check out our list of private schools in the United States. Click on a school profile to learn more about it.




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List of Private schools in the United States (USA)

  School Name Type Cost

Chamberlain International School (est. 1976)  

  • Middleboro, Massachusetts
  • 6 to 12 Coed
  • Day school (22 students)
  • Boarding school (98 students)
Co-ed therapeutic boarding school in Massachusetts for students 11-22 years. Student support is offered for learning disabilities, OCD, anxiety, ADHD, NLD, ASD, attachment disorder, bipolar disorder and depression. [View profile]
  • Traditional
US $58,227 to US $146,000

MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 58227

Léman Manhattan Preparatory School (est. 2010)  

  • New York, New York
  • K to 12 Coed
  • Day school (635 students)
  • Boarding school (115 students)
Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime. [View profile]
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  • Traditional
  • International Baccalaureate
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Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 9999999999

Buffalo Seminary (est. 1851)  

  • Buffalo, New York
  • 9 to 12 Girls
  • Boarding school
  • Day school
Independent day and boarding school for college-bound girls. Our STEAM curriculum is unique, and creative, independent thinking is valued. Located in Buffalo, NY, girls access the best of city living. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
US $21,900 to US $52,750

HighSchools Boarding Day Girls 21900

Hampshire Country School (est. 1948)  

  • Rindge, New Hampshire
  • 3 to 12 Boys
  • Boarding school (25 students)
A friendly, active boarding school for bright boys who have good intentions but who may be too impulsive, intense, or bothersome for other schools and whose intellectual interests may separate them from their peers. [View profile]
  • Liberal Arts
US $60,000

MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Boys 60000

EYC Academy (est. 2018)  

  • Town and Country, Missouri
  • 6 to 12 Coed
  • Day school (50 students)
  • eSchool school (200 students)
Alternative School for students 6-12th grade • One teacher, one student learning environment with integrated therapeutic services • Ongoing enrollment in full-time and dual enrollment ($10,500-$17,500) [View profile]
    US $15,000

    MiddleSchools HighSchools Day eSchool Coed 15000

    A+ World Academy (est. 2015)  

    • World-wide travel
    • 11 to 12 Coed
    • Boarding school (62 students)
    A+ World Academy is a boarding school on a Ship. Up to 60 students in grades 11 and 12 live and work the 90 year old Norwegian Tall Ship, ‘Sørlandet’, while they take AP classes and travel the world. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    EUR €62,900

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    Boarding Coed 62900

    Admiral Farragut Academy (est. 1933)  

    • St. Petersburg, Florida
    • 8 to 12 Coed
    • Boarding school (315 students)
    Admiral Farragut Academy is located in beautiful, sunny, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. Farragut is a military style school offering unique classes such as Aviation, Scuba, and AP Capstone. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    US $51,800

    HighSchools Boarding Coed 51800

    North Broward Preparatory School (est. 1957)  

    • Coconut Creek, Florida
    • K to 12 Coed
    • Day school (1296 students)
    • Boarding school (325 students)
    North Broward Preparatory School is a K-12 co-educational day and boarding school located in S. Florida located minutes from the beach with IB, AP, and LD classes set on 80 acres with year round hockey. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal, Toronto
    • Liberal Arts
    • International Baccalaureate
    US $24,200 to US $59,950

    Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 24200

    Montverde Academy (est. 1912)  

    • Montverde, Florida
    • PS to 12 Coed
    • Boarding school (325 students)
    • Day school (891 students)
    Founded in 1912, Montverde Academy is an elite college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-K3 through post-graduate studies with a distinct student population from over 80 countries worldwide. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Montreal
    • Traditional
    US $7,875 to US $51,350

    Preschool Kindergarten Elementary MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Day Coed 7875

    Randolph-Macon Academy (est. 1892)  

    • Front Royal, Virginia
    • 6 to 12 Coed
    • Boarding school (312 students)
    There is a power within you. The power to soar above self-imposed limitations, to create something new, to become a leader. Come explore Randolph-Macon Academy, and discover The Power of Rise. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    US $14,350 to US $40,525

    MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Coed 14350

    The Gow School (est. 1926)  

    • South Wales, New York
    • 6 to 12 Coed
    • Day school (15 students)
    • Boarding school (135 students)
    The Gow School is a special needs private school that offers programs for grades seven through 12 in South Wales, New York. [View profile]
    School Expo Exhibitor - Toronto
    • Traditional
    US $46,000 to US $64,000

    MiddleSchools HighSchools Day Boarding Coed 46000

    Alpine Academy (est. 2001)  

    • Erda, Utah
    • 7 to 12 Girls
    • Boarding school (70 students)
    Alpine Academy isn't just a school, it is an experience that prepares young women for life beyond our campus. Students learn to engage in not only academics, but also family, community, and interpersonal relationships. [View profile]
    • Traditional
    US $120,000

    MiddleSchools HighSchools Boarding Girls 120000

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