Grades: 9-12 | 80 students
Small class sizes, a student body under 100, and rigorous curricula make for a compelling academic experience. Students connect with their teachers, their peers, and the world.
Art students use the back patio of the Rich Arts Building exactly as it was intended to be used, making the most of the morning light.
Midland's Equestrian Program offers beginning and experienced riders the chance to be a part of the horse world, and ride great trails.
Midland sets the bar high for education and life beyond Midland. The transformational experience of applying to college, while serving Midland's purpose of college preparation, ultimately helps prepare students for life. Because Midland is a small school, every student receives the time and assistance necessary from our college counselor to meet his or her college goals.
Founded in 1932, Midland School is a coeducational college preparatory boarding school for grades 9-12 set on a 2,860 acre property in beautiful Santa Barbara County.
The school combines rigorous academics with intensive immersion in the environment, and maintains a commitment to authentic student leadership, simplicity, self-reliance, and environmental stewardship.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Total Students||80 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||20 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||4:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||10 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Advanced Courses||American Studies, Art, Biology, Calculus, English 12, Physics, Spanish|
|Average SAT score||1697|
|Average ACT score||25|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 15 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$46,200|
|Tuition Notes||boarding only|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$28,850|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Amy E. Graham|
|Admissions Associate||Cierra Ensign|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBasketball, Cross Country,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||10 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Common Ground Service Club, Cooking, Drama, Environmental Advisory Board, Equestrian Program, Garden, Mindfullness & Meditation, Strength and Conditioning, Student Council, Yoga & Pilates Cooking, Drama, Garden, Yoga & Pilates, Common Ground Service Club,
Environmental Advisory Board,
Mindfullness & Meditation,
Strength and Conditioning,
Midland School is a community of students, teachers, and families in pursuit of academic excellence and moral lives. We are guided by the following precepts:
- The essential ingredients of learning are a student, teacher, and an idea.
- A high quality college preparatory education should be accessible to families of all economic means.
- A simple, self-reliant lifestyle, close to nature, teaches us to develop our inner resources, to distinguish between needs and wants, and to appreciate life's fundamental joys and challenges.
- A school community entrusting students with authentic leadership roles, emphasizing individual and collective responsibility, and relying on its own work to meet its basic needs, prepares students to take care of themselves and to serve others.
- Connection to the environment, through academic education and everyday example, teaches students to be good stewards of the earth.
Profile last updated: 08/17/2015
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