Many students outside the Jackson metro area take part in our unique Family Boarding program where they live with members of the St. Andrew’s community. The goal of the Family Boarding Program is to provide a welcoming, safe, supportive, family environment by arranging for them to live with St. Andrew’s families; either current parents or staff. Every effort is made to match the most appropriate student to a particular family—creating a comfortable and positive experience for everyone.
A great Family Boarding environment is a home away from home for the student. Living far away from your family and friends can be difficult and lonely. Family Boarding host families will care for and nurture their student, much like they would their own children, thus contributing to the overall experience of studying at St. Andrew’s and living in Mississippi.
Providing a student with the best possible experience requires tremendous communication, coordination, and effort on the part of the student, their teachers, support staff, the host family, and their parents. Family Boarding students are important members of the St. Andrew’s community who enrich the experiences of peers and teachers alike.
Our Office of Admission is here to ensure that each student is matched thoughtfully and carefully with their host family. We offer a level of personalized service that makes us stand apart.