High-ranking college preparatory schools in New England include Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut, Thayer Academy in Baintree, Massachusetts, and Kent School in Kent, Connecticut, according to Ranker.com. Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts, is also one of the top New England prep schools.
Canterbury School, founded in 1915, is both a private boarding and day school that has Roman Catholic ties. Thayer Academy, which is a private day school, was established in 1877. Kent School, founded in 1906, is both a private boarding and day school and is affiliated with the Episcopal Church of the United States. Lawrence Academy, which is a non-sectarian private day school, was first established in 1792 as Groton Academy. All four of these college preparatory schools are co-educational.