Milton Academy

  • 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."

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1798

Student Body

Total Students1,020 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
43%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Milton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers180 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size14 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1414
Average ACT score31
Average Percentile SSAT90%
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Tuition NotesGrades 9-12: $63,500(Boarding), $53,500(Day); Grades 6–8: $52,000; Grades 4-5: $41,100; Grades 1-3: $35,920; Kindergarten: $33,800
% on Financial Aid
35%
Acceptance Rate
14%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPaul Rebuck
Endowment Size$324 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered20 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWrestling,

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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