MMI Preparatory School

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Founded in 1879, MMI Preparatory School is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational, college preparatory day school for students in grades 6 through 12.
The MMI campus is located in a culturally and economically diverse area of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Conveniently situated near major Interstate Routes 80 and 81, MMI draws students from the Greater Hazleton, Greater Wilkes-Barre, and Bloomsburg areas, as well as the Pocono Mountain region.
Our mission at MMI is to provide area students with a comprehensive and inspiring 6th through 12th grade college preparatory program that maximizes each individual's academic, social and character potential in preparation for success in college and beyond.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools (PAIS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Year Founded1879

Student Body

Total Students212 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade MMI Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses12 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1254
Average ACT score26
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Business professional)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / Jun. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,770
Tuition NotesTuition for 6th grade in 2019-2020 is 13900. Tuition above is for grades 7-12.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$7,600
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMarci Hosier


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Botball, Chess Club, Chinese National Honor Society, Drama Club, Envirothon, Future Business Leaders of America, German National Honor Society, Interact Club, Math National Honor Society, MathCounts, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science, Science National Honor Society, Ski Club, Spanish National Honor Society

Arts and Music Programs:
Chamber Orchestra

School Notes

  • MMI is an independent, non-sectarian, co-educational private preparatory school serving students in grades 6-12. Our mission is to provide a college preparatory environment that fosters academic achievement, personal growth and a commitment to community service through development of intellectual inquiry, critical thinking and sound judgment. MMI offers a challenging college preparatory curriculum that prepares students for the rigors of college life by instilling good study habits and encouraging success.

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The average private school tuition in Pennsylvania is $8,014 for elementary schools and $16,141 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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