A co-educational school for age 3 through grade 12, deeply rooted in Quaker values. AFS is a culture of intellectual and creative ambition.
The Alzar School offers academic semesters for motivated high school sophomores and juniors. These semesters immerse students in a rigorous, challenging educational setting that emphasizes leadership training.
ASMSA is one of only sixteen public, residential high schools nationwide which specializes in the education of gifted and talented students who have an interest and aptitude for mathematics and science. Created in 1991 by an act of the Arkansas Legislature, ASMSA is one of the nation’s top secondary schools for gifted students. Application is open to any sophomore student who resides in the state of Arkansas. ASMSA offers an innovative and challenging curriculum with courses such as Robotics, Quantum Mechanics, Immunology, Graphic Design, Documentary Films, and Artificial Intelligence. All curriculum is designed to promote creative thinking and problem solving.
Founded in 1900, Asheville School is one of the few remaining true small boarding schools in America.It is a nurturing community, where the students and faculty genuinely know one another — thanks to family-style seated meals, senior chapel talks and century-old traditions.
Baylor’s mission is to foster in its students both the ability and the desire to make a positive difference in the world by providing a rich academic program that opens their minds and fosters in them a lifelong love of learning with cirricula that is designed to extend learning beyond the lessons of the traditional classroom.
Established in 1890, Choate Rosemary Hall is a coeducational boarding and day school for grade 9-12, offering a rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on character formation and community.
Conserve School is for students who have demonstrated a genuine interest in the natural world and who are motivated to conserve it. This semester-long immersion in environmental studies and outdoor activities deepens students’ love of nature, reinforces their commitment to conservation, and equips them to take meaningful action as environmental stewards.
Established in 1985, the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) is a tuition-free public residential high school for academically talented students in grades 10-12 located in Aurora, Illinois. IMSA is recognized as a leader in mathematics and science education at the national and international levels, developing creative, ethical leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students apply in their ninth grade year, though some students who are younger and meet the admissions criteria have been admitted. IMSA offers a rigorous curriculum with additional opportunities for Independent Study, participation in Student Inquiry, Mentorship, and the TALENT program (Total Applied Learning for Entrepreneurs), the Great Minds Program, Interdisciplinary Seminars, and additional opportunities to pursue their passions during Intersession Week.
Interlochen was founded in 1928 and is located in beautiful northwest lower Michigan. Students study music, theater, visual arts, film, creative writing and dance, guided by an outstanding faculty and guest artists. Interlochen offers an academic-year boarding school for grades 9-12, as well as summer programs for grades 3-12.
North Broward is a private school offering curricula that promotes individualized learning, creativity and critical thinking and offers an International Baccalaureate. Each student here is encouraged and empowered to successfully pursue their individual aspirations through exceptional educators, personalized learning and top-caliber academics that are enriched by opportunities in the arts, athletics, and community service. Their challenging yet nurturing environment prepares the students to excel at their top choice colleges.
North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is the nation’s first public residential high school focused on science, technology, engineering, and math. They challenge and inspire talented students from across North Carolina through a residential campus, online program, summer STEM enrichment programs and more!
Phillips Academy Andover is a co-educational preparatory high school for boarding and day students in grades 9-12, along with a post-graduate year. The School is located in Andover, MA and serves a student population of over 1100 students.
Located 70 miles from Boston in Exeter, NH, Phillips Exeter Academy is a highly selective coeducational independent school for boarding and day students between the 9th and 12th grade. Exeter is a community of exploration where exceptional students come together to discover, to challenge and to create. Where collaboration becomes the common language.
Thomas Jefferson School gives its students the strongest possible academic background through a classical education. Within a nurturing community, students develop a responsibility for their own learning and a desire to lift up the world with beauty and intellect.
All UWC students share a desire to make the world a better place. But on top of this desire is a strong inclination to do more than just talk about it. They recognize that there are both big and small ways to live the UWC mission and they find ways to act on the mission, extending what they learn in the classrooms, labs, and mountains of New Mexico to their daily lives and careers beyond UWC. If you’re a curious, thoughtful, idealistic person with a strong interest in making a difference in the world, you should apply.