International
boarding schools

Transform your high school education at an international boarding school


EF Academy
International Boarding Schools

With boarding school campuses in the US and the UK, EF Academy opens a world of opportunities for high school students by providing them with a superior education, thorough preparation for university and a future that knows no borders.


Our experiential learning philosophy is rooted in the belief that students learn better through immersion and hands-on activities that encourage inquiry and self-reflection. Together, our community of experienced international educators, guidance counsellors, university advisors and residential staff create an inclusive, stimulating high school experience in a modern campus environment.


75+

nationalities

13

average class size

7:1

student to staff ratio

99%

university admission

A modern American boarding school experience

Academic excellence

Stand out among university applicants with a world-class qualification from a boarding school in the US. We offer the US High School Diploma and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma programs because of their respected academic standing, breadth of subject choices and strong foundations for applying to university.


Our unique guidance system provides students with one-to-one academic support, course planning and a university preparation program that begins as soon as you enroll at one of our boarding schools in the US. This personalized approach to learning includes meeting with experienced university advisors, test preparation sessions and interview coaching that ensures every student approaches their university applications with confidence.

International boarding school campuses

Living and learning at an international boarding school lets you discover not only the culture of the country in which you live, but also that of your international peers. Our welcoming campus community with highly trained faculty and staff provides students with a safe environment in which to broaden their horizons, gain independence and become confident, globally-minded citizens.

  • Modern halls of residence

  • Spacious learning and recreational spaces


Clubs, activities and excursions

One of the advantages of going to boarding school is the time built in for co-curricular activities. Whether you want to pursue interests like STEM and the arts, or find new passions through sports or community service, our extensive offering of activities and excursions provides ample opportunities for trying something new and making the most of student life.


  • 120+ clubs and activities

  • On-campus sports facilities

  • Weekly excursions and field trips


EF Academy boarding schools in the US

Our international boarding schools welcome students from all over the world. With East Coast and West Coast locations, each campus has a distinct local feel but embraces the same commitment to quality education and intercultural exchange.


Choose a boarding school campus to continue exploring EF Academy.


The benefits of boarding school

Attending a boarding school comes with the added benefit of gaining exposure to universities and career opportunities. At EF Academy, we provide the focused environment, individualized support and global network that set students on the path to succeed at university and beyond.


Boarding school experiences
at EF Academy

FAQ – EF Academy International Boarding Schools

Here are the answers to some of the most common questions we receive about our international boarding schools.