Also see: A-Z School List

Use this powerful interactive tool to conduct custom searches—by distance, least to most populous, gender ratio, and oldest to newest.


This search tool allows users to provide even more targeted criteria than the School Browser, letting you add courses, arts, and athletic interests to your custom search.


explore your options

Learn more about the selection process, and the steps your family can take to identify schools that suit your child's educational goals.

If you are interested in day as well as boarding schools, NAIS offers a school search tool.



find an expert

Find a consultant to help you navigate the school selection process through the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA).

summer programs

One of the best ways to familiarize yourself with the boarding school experience is to do a trial run. Many schools offer unique summer programs that give prospective students an opportunity to experience the life firsthand.