Milton Academy Photo #2 - The typical class size at Milton is 14 students. Classes meet around the Harkness table or lab bench, where students and faculty share dialogue, inquiry, and reflection.
Milton Academy Photo #3 - Skilled coaches and teammates help students learn the great lessons of athletics: the value of hard work, preparation, risk-taking, collaboration, and winning and losing with dignity. Students can choose from 30 interscholastic teams and seven intramural athletic offerings, including ultimate frisbee, strength training and yoga.
Milton Academy Photo #4 - Music is all around at Milton, with performances by one of the many a capella groups; the talented jazz band; and the Gospel Choir. Milton's orchestra includes over 115 musicians. The Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Singers travel during spring break to perform in places like Prague, England, Ireland, Italy and China.
Milton Academy Photo #5 - Lots of green space on campus means having class outside on a sunny day. After school, students relax on the Quad or play casual games of soccer or spike ball.
- 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."
Milton Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten-12|
|Total Students||1,020 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 23%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||180 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||14 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average SAT score||1414|
|Average ACT score||31|
|Average Percentile SSAT||90%|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 15|
|Tuition Notes||Grades 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|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Paul Rebuck|
|Endowment Size||$324 million|
|Total Sports Offered||20 sports|
|Sports||Alpine 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 Skiing, Baseball,|
Basketball, Cross Country,
Diving, Field Hockey,
Ice Hockey, Lacrosse,
Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee,
|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)
- 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.
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Braintree Grades: 6-12 | 688 students
745 Washington Street
Braintree, MA 02184
(781) 843-3580 4.8 6-12
- Dedham Grades: 7-12 | 590 students
10 Campus Drive
Dedham, MA 02026
(781) 326-3700 5.9 7-12
- Cambridge Grades: PK-12 | 1015 students
80 Gerry's Landing Rd
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 547-6100 8.7 PK-12
- Boston Grades: 5-12 | 471 students
103 Pilgrim Road
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 735-9503 6.1 5-12
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