Midland School

Tel: (805)688-5114
Grades: 9 - 12 | 77 students
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 Overview

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)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
National Association of College Admissions Counselors
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1932

Student Body

Total Students 77 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Midland School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 8 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 $42,900
Tuition Notes boarding only
% on Financial Aid 49%
Average Financial Aid Grant $27,000
Acceptance Rate 60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amy E. Graham

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
LacrosseSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Common Ground Service Club, Common Ground Service Club, Cooking, Drama, Environmental Advisory Board, Equestrian Program, Garden, Mindfullness & Meditation, Student Council, Yoga & Pilates Cooking, Drama, Garden, Yoga & Pilates, Common Ground Service Club,
Common Ground Service Club,
Environmental Advisory Board,
Equestrian Program,
Mindfullness & Meditation,
Student Council,

School Notes:

    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: 09/25/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Dunn School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dunn School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Family School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Los Olivos Dunn School    
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    Po Box 98 2555 W Highway 154
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    (805)688-6471
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    0  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  6-12
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    The Family School
    (Nonsectarians)
    5100A Figueroa Mountain Road
    Los Olivos , CA , 93441
    (805)688-5440
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    0.2  mi  |  83  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
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    Santa Ynez , CA , 93460
    (805)688-3830
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