Connecticut boarding schools participate in a rich tradition of academic excellence dating back several centuries to the establishment of the first schools on American soil. Today, there are a wide variety of boarding schools in the state of Connecticut focusing on academic excellence and athletic dominance or help with learning difficulties. Boarding school offers unique leadership development during formative years and Connecticut boarding schools have produced leaders in business, politics, sports, the arts and many other spheres.
Learning difficulties' boarding schools in Connecticut offer year-round programs for teens and children working against learning difficulties and disorders including Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, OCD, depression and anxiety and other academic challenges. Programs in these boarding schools help children build competence and confidence both academically and socially. Students learn self discipline strategies and positive behavior as the grow in the uniquely motivational environment of a Connecticut boarding school.
Boarding schools create an environment that fosters independence, self confidence and decision making abilities at an early age,and this early development comes to fruition in adulthood as boarding school grads find themselves in positions of leadership in many different areas.
"[Boarding school] taught me how to act off the ice and on and to live away from home. It was fun living in a boarding school. You're on your own but not really, and it advances your maturity."
——Zach Bogosian, NHL star & boarding school graduate.