Boarding school

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A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.wikipedia
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List of state boarding schools in England and Wales

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In the United Kingdom, which has a rich history of such schools, many independent (private) schools offer boarding, but likewise so do a few dozen state schools, many of which serve children from remote areas.
There are about 40 state boarding schools in England and one in Wales, providing state-funded education but charging for boarding.

Eton College

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In some times and places boarding schools are the most elite educational option (as in the classic UK rivals, Eton and Harrow, which have produced many prime ministers), whereas in other contexts, they serve as places to segregate children deemed a problem to their parents or wider society.
Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in the parish of Eton, near Windsor in Berkshire.

Harrow School

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In some times and places boarding schools are the most elite educational option (as in the classic UK rivals, Eton and Harrow, which have produced many prime ministers), whereas in other contexts, they serve as places to segregate children deemed a problem to their parents or wider society.
Harrow School is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England.

Canadian Indian residential school system

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Notoriously, Canada and the United States tried to assimilate indigenous children in the Canadian Indian residential school system and American Indian boarding schools respectively.
In Canada, the Indian residential school system was a network of boarding schools for Indigenous peoples.

List of boarding schools in the United Kingdom

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In the United Kingdom, which has a rich history of such schools, many independent (private) schools offer boarding, but likewise so do a few dozen state schools, many of which serve children from remote areas.
The following is a list of notable boarding schools in the United Kingdom.

American Indian boarding schools

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Notoriously, Canada and the United States tried to assimilate indigenous children in the Canadian Indian residential school system and American Indian boarding schools respectively.
These boarding schools were first established by Christian missionaries of various denominations, who often started schools on reservations, especially in the lightly populated areas of the West.

Day school

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A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.
A day school —as opposed to a boarding school—is an educational institution where children (or high school age adolescents) are given instruction during the day, after which the students return to their homes.

Boarding schools in China

Tens of millions of rural children are now educated at boarding schools in China.
As of 2015 there were about 100,000 boarding schools in rural areas of Mainland China, with about 33 million children living in them.

Summerhill School

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Some boarding schools offer an immersion into democratic education, such as Summerhill School.
Summerhill School is an independent (i.e. fee-paying) British boarding school that was founded in 1921 by Alexander Sutherland Neill with the belief that the school should be made to fit the child, rather than the other way around.

Military academy

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Military academies provide strict discipline.
Many military schools are also boarding schools, and others are simply magnet schools in a larger school system.

Dormitory

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Houses or dorms usually include study-bedrooms or dormitories, a dining room or refectory where students take meals at fixed times, a library and possibly study carrels where students can do their homework.
A dormitory (originated from the Latin word dormitorium, often abbreviated to dorm) is a building primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for large numbers of people such as boarding school, high school, college or university students.

Refectory

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Houses or dorms usually include study-bedrooms or dormitories, a dining room or refectory where students take meals at fixed times, a library and possibly study carrels where students can do their homework.
A refectory (also frater, frater house, fratery) is a dining room, especially in monasteries, boarding schools, and academic institutions.

Youth village

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The Israeli youth villages, where children stay and are educated in a commune, but also have everyday contact with their parents at specified hours.
A youth village (כפר נוער, Kfar No'ar) is a boarding school model first developed in Mandate Palestine in the 1930s to care for groups of children and teenagers fleeing the Nazis.

Deaf education

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Education for children with special needs has a long association with boarding; see, for example, Deaf education and Council of Schools and Services for the Blind.
Many bilingual-bicultural schools have dormitories; students may either commute to school or stay in a dormitory as part of a residential program (see boarding school), visiting their families on weekends, holidays and school vacations.

Westminster School

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The King's School, Canterbury, arguably the world's oldest boarding school, dates its foundation from the development of the monastery school in around 597 AD. The author of the Croyland Chronicle recalls being tested on his grammar by Edward the Confessor's wife Queen Editha in the abbey cloisters as a Westminster schoolboy, in around the 1050s.
Westminster School is an independent day and boarding school in London, England, located within the precincts of Westminster Abbey.

SEED Foundation

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Public boarding schools, which are operated by public school districts. In the U.S., general-attendance public boarding schools were once numerous in rural areas, but are extremely rare today. As of the 2013-2014 school year, the SEED Foundation administered public charter boarding schools in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland. One rural public boarding school is Crane Union High School in Crane, Oregon. Around two-thirds of its more than 80 students, mostly children from remote ranches, board during the school week in order to save a one-way commute of up to 150 mi across Harney County.
The SEED Foundation (also often referred to as the SEED Schools) is a 501(c)(3) organization, established in 1997 to provide boarding school college-preparatory educational opportunities to underserved students.

Exeat

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There may be several exeats, or weekends, in each half of the term when students may go home or away (e.g. international students may stay with their appointed guardians, or with a host family).
Exeat is used in Britain to describe weekend leave of absence from a boarding school.

Winchester College

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Winchester College founded by Bishop William of Wykeham in 1382 and Oswestry School founded by David Holbache in 1407 are the oldest boarding schools in continuous operation.
Winchester College is an independent boarding school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire.

The King's School, Canterbury

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The King's School, Canterbury, arguably the world's oldest boarding school, dates its foundation from the development of the monastery school in around 597 AD. The author of the Croyland Chronicle recalls being tested on his grammar by Edward the Confessor's wife Queen Editha in the abbey cloisters as a Westminster schoolboy, in around the 1050s.
The King's School is a 13–18 mixed, independent, day and boarding school in Canterbury, Kent, England.

Ranch school

Ranch school, once common in the western United States, incorporating aspects of the "dude ranch" (Guest ranch)
The idea was popular and within a short time many ranch schools took on a boarding school type of application, similar to a dude ranch concept, where Easterners or city-dwellers could send their children as well.

Fay School

The oldest junior boarding school is the Fay School in Southborough, Massachusetts, established in 1866.
Fay School is an independent, coeducational day and boarding school, located on a 66 acre campus some 25 mi from Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts, and is the oldest junior boarding school in the United States.

Columbia International College

In Canada, the largest independent boarding school is Columbia International College, with an enrollment of 1,700 students from all over the world.
Columbia International College is a private boarding preparatory school in the Ainslie Wood neighbourhood of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

College-preparatory school

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1778). Boarding schools for this age group are often referred to as prep schools.
Prep schools can be day schools, boarding schools, or both, and may be co-educational or single-sex.

Crane Union High School

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Public boarding schools, which are operated by public school districts. In the U.S., general-attendance public boarding schools were once numerous in rural areas, but are extremely rare today. As of the 2013-2014 school year, the SEED Foundation administered public charter boarding schools in Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland. One rural public boarding school is Crane Union High School in Crane, Oregon. Around two-thirds of its more than 80 students, mostly children from remote ranches, board during the school week in order to save a one-way commute of up to 150 mi across Harney County.
Because it is in a sparsely populated area, it is a boarding school that serves students from a large geographic area.

Semester school

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Semester schools, which complement a student's secondary education by providing a one semester residential experience with a central focusing curricular theme—which may appeal to students and families uninterested in a longer residential education experience
Semester schools are boarding schools. Community living is a key element of the experience. Through living closely with peers and teachers and working together to benefit the school community students develop their communication, leadership, and cooperative skills.