best boarding school in Jamaica

by Maureen
(Canada)

QUESTION:


Where can I find best boarding schools in Jamaica or private school?



ANSWER: by Wellesley February 08, 2011

Hello Maureen,

I did some legwork for you :-)

I checked with the ministry of education and they advised that the boarding schools now in Jamaica are:

Knox College (Spauldings, Clarendon) - 876-987-8015
Hampton; for Girls (St. Elizabeth) 876-966-5115
Munroe; for Boys (St. Elizabeth) 876-963-1402/3
Karen Hall Vocational High (St. Mary)
St. Hilda's High (Brown's Town, St. Ann)
Westwood High (Stewart Town, Trelawny) 876-612-0052

Of those, I recognize Hampton, Westwood & Munroe as probably the more established.

New! Cost Of Boarding Schools in Jamaica

For a much wider list of schools in Jamaica, including the private schools (by Parish), take a look at this wikipedia article.

Stay in touch.

Regards,
Wellesley

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Apr 07, 2014
Hampton School and Munro NEW
by: Anonymous

Munro College and Hampton are best boarding school for boys and girls respectively, and speaking from experience trust me. I went to Hampton and I'm sure of what I am saying. If there was a lack supervision and other things these schools would not have being running for over 155 years. Munro College along with the Hampton School are operated by the Munro and Dickinson Trust and has a very advanced curriculum like other schools in country but more DEVELOPED. I would recommend Munro College for boys and the Hampton School for girls to ANYONE who want sent their child or children to A BOARDING SCHOOL OR BOARDING SCHOOLS in Jamaica.

Apr 02, 2014
Knox College NEW
by: James

Knox College and Munro are very good boarding schools. I would go with Knox College though since it is a co-ed boarding school.

If you look at the statistics, Knox College boarding fee is $70,000 and there academics are good also.

They are in the top 10 high schools in JM. #MYOPINION

Feb 05, 2014
Munro College and Hampton School NEW
by: Anonymous

Munro College is best boarding school for boys in the Caribbean and Latin America. If there was a lack supervision it wouldn't be an operating BOARDING SCHOOL for 158 years. In fact it is the only remaining BOARDING SCHOOL for boys in Jamaica. Munro College along with the Hampton School are operated by the Munro and Dickinson Trust and has British based curriculum for teaching in both schools; unlike other schools in country. I would recommend Munro College for boys and the Hampton School for girls to ANYONE who want sent their child or children to BOARDING SCHOOOL in Jamaica.

Jan 16, 2014
cost for boarding NEW
by: Anonymous

for internatinal students munro cost us$2000.00. Wouldnt recommend...lack of supervision for students.

Jan 16, 2014
Boarding School NEW
by: Anonymous

It is Caron Hall Vocational School in St. Mary not Karen Hall.

The article was helpful.

Sep 19, 2012
cost of Boarding schools in Jamaica
by: Anonymous

Would like to know the cost for boarding school in Jamaica.

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Jul 29, 2012
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I am interested in starting a small retreat in a beautiful remote area to work with teen girls who are starting down the "wrong path" and parents are looking for an alternative to a treatment center.

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Jul 20, 2012
girl boarding school
by: Jennifer

I would like to know which is the best boarding school for trouble teen girl, the criteria for entering and the cost.

Jul 08, 2012
School Fees
by: Anonymous

Does anybody know the school fees for these schools?

Jun 20, 2012
an excellent high school
by: Tatyana

Knox College in the hills of Clarendon, is a well established boarding school. it is also a great school when it comes to academics. I know this because my eldest son use to attend there.Many successful pupils including my son, emerge from Knox College to become productive members of society.

Jun 07, 2012
Boarding School
by: Lady June

I'm interested in the cost of boarding schools in Jamaica. Can you help? Thanks for your time.

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