Milton Academy cultivates in its students a passion for learning and a respect for others. Embracing diversity and the pursuit of excellence, we create a community in which individuals develop competence, confidence and character. Our active learning environment, in and out of the classroom, develops creative and critical thinkers, unafraid to express their ideas, prepared to seek meaningful lifetime success and to live by our motto, "Dare to be true."

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,020 students
  • Acceptance rate: 14%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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School History

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1798

Student Body

Total Students
1,020 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Milton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
180 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
14 students
List of Courses Offered
Average SAT score
1414
Average ACT score
31
Average Percentile SSAT
90%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Tuition Notes
Grades 9-12: $64,800(Boarding), $55,650(Day); Grades 6–8: $54,250; Grades 4-5: $42,750; Grades 1-3: $37,500; Kindergarten: $35,250
% on Financial Aid
35%
Acceptance Rate
14%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Paul Rebuck
Endowment Size
$325 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
56 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Amnesty International, Arts Board, ASA (African Student Association), Asian Society, Athletic Association, Azaad (identity quarterly), Boarding Council, Caribbean Students Association, Chess Club, Chinese Club, Christian Fellowship, Community Engagement Board, Day Council, Film Club, French Club, GAIA (environmental journal), GASP! (Gender and Sexuality Perspectives), Habitat for Humanity, Helix (science magazine), Hip-Hop Club, Improv Club, International Student Club, Invest in Girls, Jewish Student Union, La Voz (Spanish newspaper), Latinx Association, Loose-leaf (Asian magazine), Lorax (environmental organization), Magus-Mabus (literary magazine), Math Club, Mille-Tonnes (French newspaper), Milton Academy Yearbook, Model UN, Multicultural Club, ONYX, Orange and Blue Key tour guide program, Outdoor Program, Peer Tutoring, Programming Club, Public Issues Board, Reach to Teach (raise awareness about education inequality), Robotics Team, SAGE (Students Advocating for Gender Equity), SAMENA (South Asian, Middle Eastern, and North African), Science and Engineering Club, Self-Governing Association, SIMA (Students Interested in Middle Eastern Affairs), Spanish Club, Speech and Debate Team, Step Team, Student Activities Association, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), Sustainability Board, The Milton Measure (biweekly newspaper), The Milton Paper (weekly newspaper), World Health Organization (WHO)

School Notes

  • Eight miles south of Boston, Milton is enriched by its diverse and talented student and faculty community as well as by the quality, breadth and depth of its curricular and co-curricular offerings.
  • Life at Milton centers on the pursuit of excellence. We offer academic challenge in an atmosphere that is warm and supportive. Students and faculty members are motivated participants in the world of ideas, concepts and values. They work through collaboration to achieve intellectually.
  • At Milton, you do not have to choose whether you want to be an intellectual, a musician, an athlete, a performer or an artist. You can be all of these; one of the best things about Milton is that there is no limit to the way you define your identity.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,020 students
  • Acceptance rate: 14%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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