Middlesex School

Tel: (978)371-6524
  • Located in one of this country's most historic towns, Concord, Massachusetts, Middlesex aspires to help its students "find their promise" through immersion in a rigorous academic program, inclusive programs in arts and athletics, and a commitment to service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1901

Student Body

Total Students401 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeMiddlesex School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses23 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP American Government and Politics, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese, AP Computer Science A, AP Economics ( Macro), AP Economics ( Micro), AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language, AP Latin (Vergil), AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP US History,
Average SAT score1390
Average ACT score31
Average Percentile SSAT86%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost$59,760
Tuition NotesFor 2016-17: Boarding: $59760 Day: $47810
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$44,831
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorDouglas C. Price
Endowment Size$252 million


Total Sports Offered17 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.65 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Alumni Ambassador, Amnesty International, Anime Club, Astronomy Club, Bonsai Club, Chess Club, Circle of Women, Common Sense (Environmental Organization), Community Service, Cooking Club, Diversity Committee, Finance Club, Fishing Club, Freedom of Speech (Open Mic Event), French Club, Frisbee Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Horror Movie Club, Improv Club, Indie Music Club, Investing in Girls (IIG), Iris, Knitting Club, Literary Appreciation Society, Math Team, Middlesex Yearbook, Model Congress, Model United Nations, MX Cares, MX Live, Mxlodians, Outdoors Club, Peer Support, Poetry Club, Politically Incorrect Debate Club, Programming Club, Public Speaking Club, Random Acts of Kindness, Reggae Music Club, Robotics Club, Slack Line Club, Society of Latinos, Songwriters Club, Spectrum (Multi-Cultural Organization), Spike Ball Club, Spirit Club, Student Activities Committee, Student Admissions Committee, Student Government, TED Talks, The Anvil, The Asian Society, Young Democrats, Young Republicans, Zebrettes

Arts and Music Programs:
Bateman's Bullfrogs, Children's Play, Chorus, Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Divine Vision (Step Dance), Instrumental Ensemble, Middlesex Art Association, Photography Club, Pottery Club, Tech Theate

School Notes

  • On the edge of Concord, Massachusetts, just 20 miles outside Boston, beyond an entry column of overhanging maples, you`ll find the sprawling green campus of Middlesex, an independent secondary school for boarding and day students in grades 9-12. Keep heading to your right and you`ll see the main schoolhouse, where a small community from across the world gathers to pursue an education built upon a curriculum of outstanding breadth and depth. Peek inside a classroom to see an intimate group of passionate students as they discuss, analyze, listen, laugh, strive and thrive.The houses you`ll see on campus belong to our faculty, who open their doors day and night to talk with students about Hemingway, Newton, Caesar, the big game, that great concert, or nothing in particular. Academic expertise, commitment, and eternal energy, however, only partly define the faculty at Middlesex. Their passion for the careful development of complete, ethical teenagers is the true reason they`ve dedicated their lives to Middlesex.You`ll notice facilities that foster our cherished sense of community. Stop by our theater and maybe you`ll catch one of our full ensemble Broadway musicals. Head over to our non-denominational Chapel to hear a speech from one of our seniors, or maybe some Beethoven from our chamber music ensemble. Check out the Student Center and shoot some pool before the school packs in for an a cappella jam. If you want to enjoy some athletic competition elite or otherwise head out to our fields, where every student wears the Middlesex colors with pride.When you come to Middlesex, you`ll find a place full of opportunity, challenge, and friendship. A place to take risks and become a leader. A place to discover passions, talents, and yourself. A place, as our founder so aptly put it, to find your promise. 
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