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Chapin School
Princeton, New Jersey
Horace Mann School
Bronx, New York
St. Mark's School
Southborough, Massachusetts
Choate Rosemary Hall
Wallingford, Connecticut
Hotchkiss School
Lakeville, Connecticut
St. Paul's School
Concord, New Hampshire
Collegiate School
Richmond, Virginia
Lawrenceville School
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
The Brearley School
New York City, New York
Commonwealth School
Boston, Massachusetts
Middlesex School
Concord, Massachusetts
The College Preparatory School
Oakland, California
Dalton School
New York City, New York
Milton Academy
Milton, Massachusetts
The Spence School
New York City, New York
Deerfield Academy
Deerfield, Massachusetts
Noble and Greenough School
Dedham, Massachusetts
The Winsor School
Boston, Massachusetts
Groton School
Groton, Massachusetts
Phillips Academy
Andover, Massachusetts
Trinity School
New York City, New York
Harvard Westlake School
Studio City, California
Phillips Exeter Academy
Exeter, New Hampshire
 
Hopkins School
New Haven, Connecticut
Roxbury Latin School
West Roxbury, Massachusetts
 



Chapin School
Princeton, New Jersey

The Chapin School is an all-girls private day school located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. The school's motto, Fortiter et Recte (Bravely and Rightly), shows Miss Chapin's determination to get women to speak up, just as she did in her suffragette days.
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Grades: PK-8
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 314

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Choate Rosemary Hall
Wallingford, Connecticut

Choate Rosemary Hall is a highly selective, private college-preparatory boarding school located in Wallingford, Connecticut. Its history, academic influence, and reputation make it one of the leading schools in the United States. Choate's curriculum includes an array of elective and interdisciplinary courses, from astronomy and architecture to printmaking and post-modernism to digital video and development economics.
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Grades: 9-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 850

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Collegiate School
Richmond, Virginia

Collegiate School is a preparatory school for boys and girls located in Richmond, Virginia. The student body of Collegiate comprises about 1,500 total students from Kindergarten through 12th Grade. Collegiate was founded in 1915 as the Collegiate School for Girls, a college preparatory school located in downtown Richmond.
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Grades: K-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day:  
Enrollment: 1545

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Commonwealth School
Boston, Massachusetts

Commonwealth School is an independent high school of about 150 students and 35 faculty members and named the area's best private school by Boston Magazine. Charles E. Merrill Jr., son of the founder of Merrill Lynch, founded the school in 1957, locating it in Boston's Back Bay to "restore good secondary schooling to the city." He encouraged Commonwealth students to be "decent, socially responsible, generous people," actively engaged in public affairs.
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Grades: 9-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 151

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Dalton School
New York City, New York

The Dalton School, originally the Children's University School, is a private, coeducational college preparatory school on New York City's Upper East Side and a member of both the New York Interschool and the Ivy Preparatory School League. Dalton ranked 5th on the 2003 Worth ranking of graduates matriculating to attend Harvard, Princeton, or Yale.
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Grades: K-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 1306

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Deerfield Academy
Deerfield, Massachusetts

Deerfield Academy is a highly selective independent, coeducational boarding school in Deerfield, Massachusetts, United States. It is a four-year college-preparatory school with approximately 650 students and about 120 faculty, all of whom live on or near campus during the school year.
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Grades: 9-PG
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 630

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Groton School
Groton, Massachusetts

Groton School is a private, Episcopalian, college preparatory boarding school located in Groton, Massachusetts, United States It enrolls approximately 371 boys and girls, from the eighth through twelfth grades. The school is a member of the Independent School League and is universally recognized as one of the most selective and elite boarding schools in New England and one of the world's top high schools for preparing students to enter elite American universities.
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Grades: 8-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 372

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Harvard Westlake School
Studio City, California

Harvard-Westlake School is an independent, co-educational university preparatory day school consisting of two campuses located in Los Angeles, California with approximately 1,600 students enrolled in grades seven through twelve. In 2010, Forbes magazine ranked Harvard-Westlake 12th place among the country's top prep schools.
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Grades: 7-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 1597

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Hopkins School
New Haven, Connecticut

The Hopkins School (formerly Hopkins Grammar School) is a private, college-prep, coed day school, located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1660, Hopkins School the third-oldest independent secondary school in the United States, younger than the Collegiate School and Roxbury Latin School. Hopkins was founded "for the breeding up of hopeful youths" with funds from Edward Hopkins' estate to fulfill John Davenport's wishes to bring a grammar school to New Haven.
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Grades: 7-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 681

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Horace Mann School
Bronx, New York

Horace Mann School is a highly selective independent college preparatory school in New York City, founded in 1887. Horace Mann is a member of the Ivy Preparatory School League, educating students from all across the New York tri-state area from nursery school to the twelfth grade. The school was founded in 1887 by Cynthia Brackenbury as a co-educational experimental and developmental unit of Teachers College at Columbia University.
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Grades: PK-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 1781

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Hotchkiss School
Lakeville, Connecticut

The Hotchkiss School is an independent, coeducational American college preparatory boarding school located in Lakeville, Connecticut. Founded in 1891, the school enrolls students in grades 9 through 12 and a small number of postgraduates. Students at Hotchkiss come from across the United States and 37 foreign countries.
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Grades: 9-PG
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 595

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Lawrenceville School
Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Lawrenceville School is an elite, highly selective, coeducational, independent college preparatory boarding school for students in ninth through twelfth grades. One of the oldest prep schools in the U.S., Lawrenceville was founded in 1810 as the Maidenhead Academy by Presbyterian clergyman Isaac Van Arsdale Brown.
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Grades: 9-PG
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Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 815

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Middlesex School
Concord, Massachusetts

Middlesex School is a co-educational, non-sectarian, day and boarding independent secondary school for grades 9-12 located in Concord, Massachusetts. It was founded as an all-boys school in 1901 by a Roxbury Latin School alumnus, Frederick Winsor, who headed the school until 1937. Middlesex began admitting girls in 1974. The school is a member of the prestigious Independent School League and is one of five schools collectively known as St. Grottlesex.
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Grades: 9-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 375

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Milton Academy
Milton, Massachusetts

Milton Academy is a coeducational, independent preparatory, boarding and day school. Milton is noted for its prestige and strong academic programs, having produced many notable alumni, including a Nobel Laureate, several members of the United States Congress, a governor (Deval Patrick of Massachusetts), and a Medal of Honor recipient. In late 2007, the Wall Street Journal identified Milton Academy as one of the world's top 25 schools for its success in preparing students to enter top American universities.
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Grades: K-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 975

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Noble and Greenough School
Dedham, Massachusetts

The Noble and Greenough School, commonly known as Nobles, is a coeducational, nonsectarian day and 5-day boarding school for students in grades seven through twelve. Nobles was founded in 1866 by George Washington Copp Noble, in Boston, Massachusetts, as an all-boys preparatory school for Harvard University. It became known as Noble & Greenough in 1892.
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Grades: 7-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 591

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Phillips Academy
Andover, Massachusetts

Phillips Academy Andover is a highly selective, prestigious co-educational independent boarding preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9-12, along with a post-graduate (PG) year. Phillips Academy's endowment stood around $800 million in June 2011, the fourth-highest of any American secondary school.
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Grades: 9-PG
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 1109

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Phillips Exeter Academy
Exeter, New Hampshire

Phillips Exeter Academy is an elite, prestigious, American private college preparatory school for boarding and day students between the 9th and 12th grade. It is a large co-educational school, with over 1,000 students. It was founded in 1781 by John Phillips, a wealthy American merchant and early patron of schools.
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Grades: 9-12, PG
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 1000

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Roxbury Latin School
West Roxbury, Massachusetts

The Roxbury Latin School is the oldest school in continuous operation in North America. The school was founded in Roxbury, Massachusetts by the Rev. John Eliot under a charter received from King Charles I of England. Since its founding in 1645, it has educated boys on a continuous basis.
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Grades: 7-12
Gender: Boys
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 294

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St. Mark's School
Southborough, Massachusetts

St. Mark's School is a coeducational, Episcopal, preparatory school, situated on 250 acres in Southborough, Massachusetts, 25 miles from Boston. It was founded in 1865 as an all-boys school by Joseph Burnett, a wealthy native of Southborough who developed and marketed the world-famous Burnett Vanilla Extract. Girls have attended since the nineteen-seventies.
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Grades: 9-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 337

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St. Paul's School
Concord, New Hampshire

St. Paul's School is a highly selective college-preparatory, coeducational boarding school in Concord, New Hampshire, affiliated with the Episcopal Church. The 2,000-acre New Hampshire campus currently serves 533 students, who come from all over the United States and the world.
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Grades: 9-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Boarding/Day
Enrollment: 537

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The Brearley School
New York City, New York

The Brearley School is an all-girls private school in New York City. It is located on the Upper East Side of the Manhattan borough of New York City. Samuel A. Brearley founded The Brearley School in 1884, and he remained the head of school until 1886 when he died of typhoid fever. James G. Croswell was the next head until his death in 1915. Since 1926, Brearley has been headed by women, first by Millicent Carey McIntosh, and 4 more women.
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Grades: K-12
Gender: Girls
Boarding/Day:  
Enrollment: 695

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The College Preparatory School
Oakland, California

The College Preparatory School (CPS), is a four-year private coeducational day high school in Oakland, California. College Prep has received a number of accolades for the quality of its faculty and its academic rigor. A 2007 Wall Street Journal article ranked College Prep as the sixth best high school in the world in terms of its students' "success rate" in enrolling in America's most selective universities, a statistic calculated by collecting information from college admissions offices records of their freshmen classes.
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Grades: 9-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day:  
Enrollment: 350

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The Spence School
New York City, New York

The Spence School is an American all-girls independent school in New York City, founded in 1892 by Clara B. Spence. Spence offers a liberal arts and science curriculum, including programs in the arts and foreign languages. Computers are integrated into the curriculum in the Kindergarten class and continue through the twelfth grade. In addition, English courses include Asian, African, African American,Caribbean, Latin American, and Middle Eastern Literature. In the Upper School most students, even though not required, take four years of math and science.
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Grades: K-12
Gender: Girls
Boarding/Day:  
Enrollment: 690

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The Winsor School
Boston, Massachusetts

The Winsor School is a girls' college prep school for day students in grades 5-12 founded in 1886. The school has approximately 432 students representing 57 communities in Massachusetts. The endowment as of July 1, 2007 was $50,516,000 which is $110,640 per student. In late 2007, The Wall Street Journal identified Winsor School as one of the world's top 50 schools for its success in preparing students to enter top American universities.
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Grades: 5-12
Gender: Girls
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 429

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Trinity School
New York City, New York

Trinity School is an independent, preparatory, co-educational day school for grades K-12 located in New York City, USA, and a member of both the New York Interschool and the Ivy Preparatory School League. Founded in 1709 in the old Trinity Church at Broadway and Wall Street, the school is the fifth oldest in the United States and the oldest continually operational school in New York City.
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Grades: K-12
Gender: Co-ed
Boarding/Day: Day
Enrollment: 992

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