Milton Academy

Tel: (617)898-1798
  • 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 evniornemnt, in and out of the classroom, develops creative and critical thinkers, unafraid to express their ideas, prepare to seek meaningful lifetime success and to live by our motto, "Dare to be true.".

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 Students980 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
43%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeMilton Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers170 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1350
Average Percentile SSAT90%
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(No Dress Code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15
Tuition NotesGrades 9-12: $57,650(Boarding), $47,330(Day); Grades 6–8: $45,320; Grades 4-5: $36,170; Grades 1, 2, 3: $31,820; Kindergarten: $27,620
% on Financial Aid
35%
Acceptance Rate
14%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPaul Rebuck
Endowment Size$260 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered25 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyKayaking,
LacrosseNordic Skiing,
Rock ClimbingSailing,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.62 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.A/V (Audio/Visual) Club, Ache (celebrating diverse culture magazine), AIDS Board, Amnesty International, Anime (Japanese Animation Club), Arts Board, Asian Society, Athletic Association, Boarding Council, CARE (Campus Awareness for Recycling and the Environment), Caribbean Club, Cartoon Club, Celtic Club, Christian Fellowship, Common Ground, Community Service Board, Culinary Club, Day Council, Film Club, French Club, GAIA (environmental journal), GASP! (Gay and Straight People), Gender Equity Club, Habitat for Humanity, Helix (science magazine), Hip-Hop Club, Improv Club, Individual Student Support (advance peer counseling), Jewish Student Union, La Voz (Spanish newspaper), Latino Society, Lorax (environmental organization), Magus-Mabus (literary magazine), Mille-Tonnes (French newspaper), Milton Academy Yearbook, Milton Measure (biweekly newspaper), Milton Paper (weekly newspaper), ONYX (African-American Culture), Orange and Blue Key tour guide program, Outdoor Program, Peer counseling, Pilates, Public Issues Board (current event issues and programmers), Rangers (student technology assistants), Self-Government Association, SIMA (Students Interested in Middle Eastern Affairs), Soccer, Spanish Club, Speech and Debate Team, Squash, Step Club, Strength and Conditioning, Student Activities Association, Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD), Tennis, The Asian (cultural periodical), The Issue (current events magazine), The Milton Academy Yearbook, The Milton Review (arts review journal), Ultimate Frisbee, World Health Organization (WHO), Yoga AIDS Board, Arts Board, Asian Society, Caribbean Club, Cartoon Club, Celtic Club, Common Ground, Culinary Club, Day Council, Film Club, French Club, Hip-Hop Club, Improv Club, Latino Society, Pilates, Soccer, Spanish Club, Squash, Step Club, Tennis, Yoga, A/V (Audio/Visual) Club,
Ache (celebrating diverse culture magazine),
Amnesty International,
Anime (Japanese Animation Club),
Athletic Association,
Boarding Council,
CARE (Campus Awareness for Recycling and the Environment),
Christian Fellowship,
Community Service Board,
GAIA (environmental journal),
GASP! (Gay and Straight People),
Gender Equity Club,
Habitat for Humanity,
Helix (science magazine),
Individual Student Support (advance peer counseling),
Jewish Student Union,
La Voz (Spanish newspaper),
Lorax (environmental organization),
Magus-Mabus (literary magazine),
Mille-Tonnes (French newspaper),
Milton Academy Yearbook,
Milton Measure (biweekly newspaper),
Milton Paper (weekly newspaper),
ONYX (African-American Culture),
Orange and Blue Key tour guide program,
Outdoor Program,
Peer counseling,
Public Issues Board (current event issues and programmers),
Rangers (student technology assistants),
Self-Government Association,
SIMA (Students Interested in Middle Eastern Affairs),
Speech and Debate Team,
Strength and Conditioning,
Student Activities Association,
Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD),
The Asian (cultural periodical),
The Issue (current events magazine),
The Milton Academy Yearbook,
The Milton Review (arts review journal),
Ultimate Frisbee,
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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