Are boarding schools a thing of the past? There are many boarding schools in our area and they apparently aren't just for the financially elite.

What is a boarding school? From dictionary.com,

a school at which the pupils receive board and lodging during the school term

 

  • EF Academy in Thornwood
  • Millbrook School, Millbrook
  • New York Military Academy, Cornwall
  • Oakwood Friends Schools, Poughkeepsie
  • The Masters School, Dobbs Ferry
  • Chapel Field Christian School, Pine Bush
  • Storm King School
  • Dutchess Day School, Millbrook
  • Soundview Prepatory School, Yorktown Heights
  • Trinity Pawling School, Pawling

If you had to do it all over again and go back to school, would you consider a boarding or sleep away school? Do you think that you would get a better education? Do you think that the teachers and the curriculum would be tougher than going to a public school? Should these schools be required to have a certain amount of low income students attend?