The Semester Schools Network represents nine boarding schools offering single-semester educational opportunities for high-achieving high school students. Similar to college study abroad programs, students leave their home schools behind to attend a semester school, returning home with academic credit, out-of-classroom experiences, and a whole new worldview. The nine schools represented in the network have enrolled thousands of students from hundreds of high schools across the U.S. and world. Choose from semester schools located in big cities, small towns, mountains, forests, coasts and more.

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Why study at a Semester School?

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  • Learn and develop outside of a traditional classrooms setting
  • Benefit from a unique curriculum tailored to your school’s setting
  • Stand out when applying to college
  • Build leadership, self-confidence & communication skills
  • Make friends from all over the country
  • See a new part of the world

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