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Hillcrest Lutheran Academy

 

Boarding School Mission Statement

“To equip students in a Christ-centered, Bible-based environment for a life of significance.”

Boarding School Description

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy has been on a mission from the onset to provide a sound and effective academic environment for its student body. The Christian ideals adhered to by the academy nurtures students into upstanding and outstanding citizens of life inside of, as well as outside of, the academic arena

Boarding School Information

Website: www.ffhillcrest.org

Address: 610 Hillcrest Drive, Fergus Falls

State: Minnesota

Phone: 218-739-3371

Boarding School Duration: 1935

Boarding School Category: co-ed, non-denominational/Christian

Facilities

25 acres

Activities

Hillcrest Lutheran Academy has 11 interscholastic sports on campus for students to participate in: Baseball, basketball, cheering, cross country, football, golf, Nordic skiing, soccer, softball, track & field, and volleyball. There are also an additional 13 extracurricular activities and programs for students to take part in during the school year: Concert Band, Concert Choir, Dominican Mission Team, honors Choir, Jazz Band, Key Club, Knowledge Bowl, Leadership Class, Minneapolis Cross-cultural Mission Team, Minnesota State Fine Arts Competition, Robotics, Rotary Club, and Students for Life America

What to expect

Students that matriculate at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy can expect to be challenged in all aspects of their lives through the school. From their participation in the classroom to the competitive playing fields, Hillcrest Lutheran Academy produces strong students with a strong sense of self and motivation to excellence towards the college or university of their choice upon graduation.

Cotter Schools

 

Boarding School Slogan

“Let Them Respect the Truth”

Boarding School Description

Cotter Schools offer an excellent place for students interested in collegiate life to receive the necessary tools to accomplish all of their goals upon graduation at some of the country’s best colleges and universities. With their rigorous curriculum and devoted teaching faculty, no student is left behind in their programs.

Boarding School Information

Website: www.cotterschools.org

Address: 1115 West Broadway Street, Winona

State: Minnesota

Phone: 507-453-5000

Boarding School Duration: 1911

Boarding School Category: co-ed, Catholic

Facilities

75 acres

Activities

Cotter Schools offer award-winning programs from their fine arts programs as well as their programs devoted to math, science, and the latest technology. The college preparatory studies include college credit programs, both Advanced Placement, and Honors classes. Currently, 21 Advanced Placement courses are offered at the school.

What to expect

Students that matriculate at Cotter Schools can expect to be challenged inside the classroom as well as outside of it. The diverse courses offered seek to broaden the horizons and intellect of their student body, one student at a time.

Interlochen Arts Academy

 

Boarding School Slogan

“Dedicated to the Promotion of World Friendship through the Universal Language of the Arts”

Boarding School Description

Interlochen Arts Academy is one of the few schools of its kind in the United States. As a leading school for those with a passion for the arts, the academy provides the quintessential ingredients necessary for students to thrive and excel at their craft as well as cultivating a well-rounded individual.

Boarding School Information

Website: www.acedemy.interlochen.org

Address: 4000 Highway M-137, Interlochen

State: Michigan

Phone: 800-681-5912

Boarding School Duration: 1928

Boarding School Category: co-ed, non-denominational

Facilities

1200 acres

Activities

Interlochen Arts Academy offers a plethora of activities and programs for students to delve into as part of the campus’ mission to provide rewarding experiences in all aspects of students’ lives.

What to expect

Interlochen Arts Academy understands that for the life of a young artist, exposure to many facets are necessary in order to create without borders. The academy works with some of the best in their prospective fields to ensure that all students get the best possible in whatever field they actively seek out. In addition, the faculty is skilled and adept at bringing out the best in their students, year after year.

Miss Hall's School

 

Boarding School Slogan

Meus Honor Stat

Boarding School Description

For over one hundred years, Miss Hall’s School has been producing young women that are prepared to compete at the top echelons of the world’s most elite academic institutions. Their multitude of extracurricular programs ensures that every student can expand their horizons.

Boarding School Information

Website: www.misshalls.org

Address: 492 Holmes Road, P.O. Box 1166, Pittsfield

State: Massachusetts

Phone: 413-499-1300

Boarding School Duration: 1898

Boarding School Category: all-girls, non-denominational

Facilities

85 acres

Activities

Miss Hall’s School offers eight interscholastic sports: Alpine skiing, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. There are an additional 48 activities and organizations on campus for students to participate in: Admissions Ambassadors, Aerobics, Anime Club, Art Club, Athletic Association, Ceramics Club, Dance Team, Debate Club, Environmental Club, Essence (Diversity Group), Film Society, Fitness Club, Fitness Swimming, French Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Grace Notes, Hallmark (yearbook), Hallways (newspaper), HIFA (Halls is for Animals), Instrumental Ensemble, Instrumental Lessons, International Student Alliance, Intramural Games, Latin Club, Math Club, Merrie Melodies, Movement and Dance, Personal Authority and Leadership Source, Photography Club, Pilates, ReAD (Recommendation and Discussion Club), Pilates, Recreational Running, Recreational Skiing and Snowboarding, Recreational Tennis, Science Club, Social Committee, Sol (poetry), Spanish Club, Student Advisory Committee, Student Council, Technical Theatre, Theatre Ensemble, Theory Lessons, Vocal Ensemble, Vocal Lessons, Winter Hiking, Yoga, Z Club (community service)

What to expect

Students that attend Miss Hall’s School can expect to receive one of the best preparatory educational experiences offered today. Their mission statement aims to nurture every young girl into a responsible young woman ready to take on the academic institution of their choice.

Stoneleigh-Burnham School

 

Boarding School Slogan

“Veritas Supra Omnia” (The Truth Above All)

Boarding School Description

As one of the leading academies for young girls for over 100 years, Stoneleigh-Burnham School nurtures their students to become the best young women they can be through academic diligence and vital skills necessary to excel at the college or university of their choice

Boarding School Information

Website: www.sbschool.org

Address: 574 Bernardston Road, Greenfield

State: Massachusetts

Phone: 413-774-2711 ext. 257

Boarding School Duration: 1869

Boarding School Category: all-girls, non-denominational

Facilities

100 acres

Activities

Stoneleigh-Burnham School offers 13 interscholastic sports: Alpine skiing, ballet, basketball, cross country, dance, equestrian, figure skating, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball  There are an additional 14 activities and organizations on campus for students to participate in: Big Band, Blue Key, Chamber Group, Community Service, Conservation Society, Debate Society, DPP (Dance Performance Project), Literary Society, Octet, Peer Tutors, Resident Assistant/Proctors, Riding Club, Rock Band, and Student Council

What to expect

Students that matriculate at Stoneleigh-Burnham are motivated to excel through an active, engaging faculty that sets forth a directive to give the most to their students as possible to see that they achieve once they graduate and move on to the college or university of their choice.

Northfield Mount Hermon

 

Boarding School Slogan

“The Head, the Heart, and the Hand”

Boarding School Description

For over one hundred years, Northfield Mount Hermon has been a haven for young students that are looking to expand their academic horizons.

Boarding School Information

Website: www.nmhschool.org

Address: One Lamplighter Way, Mount Hermon

State: Massachusetts

Phone: 413-498-3772

Boarding School Duration: 1879

Boarding School Category: co-ed, non-denominational

Facilities

1565 acres

Activities

Northfield Mount Hermon offers 20 interscholastic sports: Alpine skiing, baseball, basketball, crew, cross country, diving, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track & field, volleyball, water polo, and wrestling. There are additional activities and organizations on campus for students to participate in: AASA (Asian American Students Association, Activities Programming Board, AIMS (Association in the Interest of a Multicultural School, American Indian Students Association, Amnesty International, Animal Rights Alliance, Artists Acitivists Alliance, Astronomy/Physics Club, Campus Republicans, Chamber Music, Chamber Orchestra, Christian Fellowship, Circle of Sisters, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Dance Company of NMH, Deacons of the Church of Christ, Debate Club, Environmental Club, GEECS (Guild of Electrical Engineers, Gemini (yearbook), HBH (Homo-Hetero-Bisexual Alliance, Interfaith Council, International Students Association, Intramural Sports, Jazz Band, Jewish Student Alliance, Mandala, MOCA (Men of Color Alliance), Muslim Student Association, NMH Outreach, NMH Political Board, NMH Singers, Quaker Student Association, Roman Catholic Community, SALSA (Spanish & Latin American Students Association, Student Congress, Symphony Orchestra, The Echo (student newspaper), The Gamers Guild, The Globe (international student magazine), Theatre Program, Ultimate Frisbee, Unitarian Universalist Student Association, WNMH Radio, World Music Combo

What to expect

Northfield Mount Hermon offers one of the most comprehensive academic curriculums on the east coast. Northfield Mount Hermon offers students the opportunity to engage themselves on all levels – not only in the classroom.

Milton Academy

 

Boarding School Slogan

“Dare to be True.”

Boarding School Description

Milton Academy provides a passionate environment for its students from their academic offerings to the extracurricular roster provided for students to grow inside as well as outside of the classroom

Boarding School Information

Website: www.milton.edu

Address: 170 Centre Street, Milton

State: Massachusetts

Phone: 617-898-2227

Boarding School Duration: 1798

Boarding School Category: co-ed, non-denominational

Facilities

125 acres

Activities

Milton Academy offers 25 interscholastic sports: Alpine skiing, baseball, basketball, climbing, cross country, dance, diving, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, kayaking, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, rock climbing, sailing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track & field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, and wrestling. There are an additional 62 activities and organizations on campus for students to participate in: A/V (Audio/Visual) Club, Ache (celebrating diverse culture magazine), AIDS Board, Amnesty International, Anime (Japanese Animation Club), Arts Board, Asian Society, Athletic Association, Boarding Council, CARE (Campus Awareness for Recycling and the Environment), Caribbean Club, Cartoon Club, Celtic Club, Christian Fellowship, Common Ground, Community Service Board, Culinary Club, Day Council, Film Club, French Club, FAIA (environmental journal), GASP (Gay and Straight People), Gender Equity Club, Habitat for Humanity, Helix (science magazine), Hip-Hop Club, Improv Club, Individual Student Support (advance peer counseling), Jewish Student Union, La Voz, (Spanish newspaper), Latino Society, Lorax (environmental organization), Magus-Mabus (literary magazine), Mille-Tonnes (French newspaper), Milton Academy Yearbook, Milton Measure (biweekly newspaper), Milton Paper (weekly newspaper), ONYX (African-American Culture), Orange and Blue Key tour guide program, Outdoor Program, Peer Counseling, Pilates, Public Issues Board (current event issues and programmers), Rangers (student technology assistants), Self-Government Association, SIMA (Students Interested in Middle Eastern Affairs), Soccer, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate Team, Squash, Step Club, Strength and Conditioning, Student Activities Association, Students Against Drunk Driving, (SADD), Tennis, The Asian (cultural periodical), The Issue (current events magazine), The Milton Academy Yearbook, The Milton Review (arts review journal), Ultimate Frisbee, World Health Organization (WHO), and Yoga

What to expect

Students that matriculate at Milton Academy can expect a full offering from the classroom to their after-school programs, as the school offers a large and extremely diverse amount of extracurricular programs to interest their student body.

Groton School

 

Boarding School Slogan

Cui Servire Est Regnare (“For whom to serve is to rule.”)

Boarding School Description

Groton School aims to develop its student body into well-rounded people through the motto of academic achievement combined with intellectual growth. For over one hundred years, the academic institution has become known for its service to its students, nurturing them for the college or university of their choice.

Boarding School Information

Website: www.groton.org

Address: 282 Farmers Row, P.O. Box 991, Groton

State: Massachusetts

Phone: 978-448-7510

Boarding School Duration: 1884

Boarding School Category: co-ed, Episcopal

Facilities

415 acres

Activities

Groton School offers 14 interscholastic sports: baseball, basketball, crew, cross country, dance, field hockey, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, squash, swimming, tennis, and track & field.  There are an additional 21 activities and organizations on campus for students to participate in: Alliance for Student Harmony, Amnesty International, Art Club, Book Club, Buddhist and Hindu Meditation Group, Choir, Christian Fellowship, Circle Voice, Debating Society, Drama, Environmental Group, Gay-Straight Alliance, GCS (Groton Community Service Organization), Grotonian (literary paper), Islamic Society, Model United Nations, Outdoor Club, Spirit Committee, Student Activities Committee, Student Response Group, and Yearbook

What to expect

Students matriculating at Groton can expect to be fully engulfed in a multitude of scholastic, athletic, and social groups to enhance their lives in every way imaginable from the classroom to their personal lives. Upon graduation, they are ready to take on the most prestigious colleges and universities in the world.

The Governor's Academy

 

Boarding School Slogan

“Non Sibi Sed Aliis”

Boarding School Description

Heralded as the oldest and grandest boarding school in the United States, The Governor’s Academy is the premier school for students that are striving for excellence across the board, from the classroom to their social lives and extracurricular endeavors.

Boarding School Information

Website: www.thegovernorsacademy.org

Address: 1 Elm Street, Byfield

State: Massachusetts

Phone: 978-499-3120

Boarding School Duration: 1763

Boarding School Category: co-ed, non-denominational

Facilities

450 acres

Activities

The Governor’s Academy offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, basketball, cross country, dance, field hockey, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, volleyball, winter track, and wrestling. There are an additional 28 activities and organizations on campus for students to participate in: Chapel Committee, Chorus and Select Chorus, Christian Fellowship, Creative Writing Club, Debate Club, Drama, Environmental Club, EPIC (Model United Nations), Gay/Straight Alliance, German Club, Governor Drummer Honor Society, Harvard Model Congress, Health and Wellness Committee, History Club, Jewish Fellowship, NEXO (Latino and Hispanic students), Orchestra, P.R.I.D.E. (students of color), Peer Advisors, Poetry Society, Proctors for Mandion House, Student Center & Performing Arts Center, Project Outreach, Social Committee, The Big Wind Jazz Band, The Governor (student newspaper), The Milestone (yearbook), The Spire (literary magazine), and Tour Guides

What to expect

The Governor’s Academy offers students one of the most acclaimed preparatory school experiences to be had in America. Known for its extensive academic curriculum, it offers a host of opportunities for its students that ensure that all students are exposed to worlds beyond their normal reach that will help to propel them towards excellence at the college or university of their choice.

Fay School

 

Boarding School Slogan

“Poteris Modo Velis”

Boarding School Description

For nearly 150 years, Fay School, located just outside of Boston, has provided excellent educational opportunities for its student body. Their academic curriculum, combined with activities available to students outside of the classroom, ensure that well-rounded children are the result of their stay there, which prepares them for a collegiate education wherever in the world they choose.

Boarding School Information

Website: www.fayschool.org

Address: 48 Main Street, Southborough

State: Massachusetts

Phone: 508-490-8201

Boarding School Duration: 1866

Boarding School Category: co-ed, non-denominational

Facilities

66 acres

Activities

Fay School offers 13 interscholastic sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, field hockey, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, volleyball, and wrestling. There are an additional 10 activities and organizations on campus for students to participate in: Admission Tour Guides, Debate, fitness, Golf, Outdoor Adventure, Quilting, Skiing, Swimming, Yearbook, and Yoga.

What to expect

Students that matriculate at Fay School receive individualized assistance, with students able to receive the instruction they need from a teacher faculty with years of experience dealing with those with mild learning differences.