Top 10 Reasons to Go to Boarding School

by Wasatch Academy Nationally Ranked Boarding School

There are a variety of reasons to consider going to boarding school. No matter what private boarding schools you are looking at, here are a few reasons you should go to a boarding school as opposed to a public school. 


Many private boarding schools have awesome sporting programs and facilities, and a much better range of sports to choose from. 


Boarding schools offer a wide range of art programs, including choir, orchestra, jazz, theatre, dance and more. 


Most private boarding schools are incredibly challenging academically. Consequently, it can stretch you to do your best. 


You know that the other students at the school are academically minded like you are and will want to be successful. The people you associate with every day will be interested in the same things you are and will push you to do your best. 

Class Size

Private boarding schools can offer very small class sizes and personalized learning experiences. This means that students can learn more deeply. 


Most of the time, the teachers that work at boarding schools are experts in their particular field and are passionate about the subject they teach. They love what they do and that means they are the best teachers for the job. 


You get to be independent if you live at a boarding school and learn excellent communication and social skills while living in the dorms. 

College Prep

Boarding schools are a great place to help you prepare for college, academically and socially. 

Life Skills

Living away from home teaches you the life skills you will need to be a successful adult. You will also learn communication skills that are vital in the real word. 

Overall Environment

Many students love the engaging and challenging environment that private boarding schools offer. Not only do they provide challenging academics that will stretch the best students, but they also offer access to phenomenal extracurricular programs that are not available anywhere else. 

Ryan Muir is an academic writer for Fusion 360, an SEO and content marketing agency. Information provided by Wasatch Academy. Follow on Twitter.

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