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Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Boarding Experience


Learn how to lead a community
by building one yourself.

Imagine a place where your individuality and independence is welcome. Where you're a trusted member of a real community. Where you feel the pride and satisfaction of coming together for the greater good. A place where you can learn and discover new things, but that still feels familiar. This is boarding at Darlington School. It's time to make yourself at home.
The Proof is in the Placement

Choosing the right college can be challenging. But at Darlington, we offer college guidance that helps you factor who you are into your college decision. We have a steady track record of 100% college acceptances to a diverse list of colleges and universities around the country and the world.

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Upper School Arts
An Expressionist Movement

Follow your urge to create. Get ready to experiment or take your art to the next stage with in-depth personal expression in studio art, inspired creation in media arts, and performance in music and theater.

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A Look Into Our Boarding Program

The best way to learn about our boarding program is to hear about it from our students. In this episode of The Darlington Podcast you'll hear from two four-year boarders who made the most of their boarding experience at Darlington.

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Meet Sophia

She only intended to come to Darlington for a one semester student exchange experience from Germany, but international boarding student Sophia Kaluche ended up staying for three years. Hear how her Golf Academy experience and love for RUMPUS made Darlington a great experience for Sophia.

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Meet Anabelle & Rainey

Domestic boarding students (and twin sisters) Rainey and Anabelle Scarborough talk about dorm life and leadership experiences and how they were involved in the fine arts program at Darlington through theatre, strings, and chorus. Rainey and Anabelle came to Darlington as freshmen from Hickory, N.C.

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Our houses are the
foundation of community and character.

All boarding students live in one of six English-style boarding houses on campus. Unlike other schools, each is managed by a full-time head of house who serves only that role for students. Day or night, there is never a shortage of helping hands when you need help on a homework assignment or advice about a friend.
And there's never a shortage of fun. Maybe you'll catch an adrenaline rush whitewater rafting one weekend. Spend your Saturday shopping in Atlanta. Or chill out with friends over a movie night in the dorm. And there's RUMPUS – the much-anticipated, fun-filled weekend of house competition each January that is chock full of student activities.

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We are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Please contact the Admission Office to schedule your private visit and interview today!
Rome, Georgia

Local flavor with the
taste of a college town.

Named after the Italian city and just a short drive from Atlanta, The city of Rome, Ga., was built on seven hills with three rivers running between them. Our friendly city is quaint, vibrant and far from boring.


Our admission team makes beginning life as a boarding student simple and seamless.


Get quick answers to some of the most common questions about boarding life.


Picture yourself at Darlington

The sense of community you'll feel when you step on campus is like nothing you've ever experienced. Check out recent happenings and imagine yourself here.