宿舍House：宿舍(House)是又一个在美国寄宿学校中使用的英国名词。它描述在住宅或公寓的学生群体。这是美国寄宿学校的校风精髓，因为它提供社会框架和结构，使青少年在其中参与，竞争和享受一系列的社会活动。House is another British term which has immigrated to American boarding schools. It describes a physical grouping of students in a residential or boarding facility. It is the essence of the boarding school ethos as it is houses which provide the structure and social framework within which adolescents interact, compete and enjoy a range of social activities.
划船Crew：这是一种古老的划船运动，在很多美国寄宿学校中非常流行。一般在春季和秋季提供。学校参与区域及国际分站赛。诸如查尔斯和亨利划船活动吸引着来自世界各地的赛艇运动员。Crew is the ancient sport of rowing. Rowing in shells is very popular in many boarding schools. Crew is offered in the fall and spring. Schools participate in regional and international competitions called regattas. Events like The Head of the Charles and Henley draw rowers from all over the world.
舍监Dorm Master：舍监负责和监督美国寄宿学校学生的宿舍生活，在许多方面，舍监成为一名代理家长，关心和指导善变的青少年稳定成长。A dorm master is a teacher who is in charge of and supervises a residential house of boarding school students. He or she in many ways becomes a surrogate parent providing stability and guidance for the mercurial adolescents in his care.
室内运动场Fieldhouse：室内运动场是一个术语，描述可以进行篮球、冰球和其它室内运动的场地。 许多寄宿学校的室内运动场和其他体育设施可以和高校相竞争。周三下午和周六全天一般寄宿学校中规定的体育运动时间。A fieldhouse is a term which describes an indoor sports arena where basketball, ice hockey and other indoor sports are held. The fieldhouses and other athletic facilities at many boarding schools rival those found at many colleges and universities. Wednesday afternoons and all day Saturday are set aside for sports as a rule in boarding schools.
寄宿学校协会(The Association of Boarding Schools TABS)：寄宿学校协会(TABS)是大学预备学校和寄宿学校的公开机构，也是美国寄宿学校教育的核心资源。该协会为美国、加拿大和其它国家约300多所寄宿学校服务。TABS 作为学校和学生之间的桥梁，积极支持寄宿学校的需求，为家庭提供寄宿学校的信息和意见。The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) is the public voice for college-preparatory boarding schools and the central resource for boarding school education. TABS serves roughly 300 boarding schools across the United States, Canada, and abroad. Serving as a bridge between schools and students, TABS actively supports the needs of boarding schools and provides information and insight to families about the benefits of a boarding school environment.