Milton Academy

170 Centre Street
Milton, MA 02186
Tel: 617-898-2227
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 700 students
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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2014 School Data
Milton Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 9-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) K-12 Pre-K-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1798 1910
Campus Size 125 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 700 students 295 students
% Students of Color 41% 19%
% International Students 13% 20%
% Students Boarding 50% 68%
Average SAT Score 2080 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 14 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 11 16
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 75% 67%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $268 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$53,330 $48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$43,780 $27,240
% Students on Financial Aid 35% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Jan. 15 Jan. 15
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 90% -
Acceptance Rate 19% 57%
Director of AdmissionsPaul Rebuck

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 25 14
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Rock Climbing, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 63 23
ExtracurricularsA/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),

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
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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. Milton’s curriculum provides rigorous preparation for college and includes 180 courses in nine academic departments. 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.
  • Milton Academy embraces diversity, and boasts students from 27 states and 21 countries. Growing and learning among individuals who share widely divergent life stories and appreciating their respective cultures is an invaluable aspect of a true education.
  • Milton Academy students live in one of eight single-sex houses ranging in size from 31 students to 48 students. Milton houses include all four classes as well as faculty members’ families. Living with older and younger "siblings" ensures role models, support, a sense of belonging and affection. Students spend all their Milton years in one house, experiencing a family-at-school context for developing close relationships with valued adults, learning about responsibility to the community, taking leadership roles with peers, and sharing social and cultural traditions.
  • Milton students graduate with the confidence in themselves and the competence to succeed at the most selective colleges and universities in the country.
  • School accreditations: New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is CATS Academy Boston (9.3 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newton, MA
    575 Washington Street
    NewtonMA 02458
    (857) 400 9684
    9.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 260 students
  • Wellesley, MA
    Dana Hall School
    All-girls 
    45 Dana Road
    WellesleyMA 02482
    781-235-3010 x2531
    11.3 mi | Gr. 5-12 | 467 students
  • Waltham, MA
    785 Beaver Street
    WalthamMA 02452
    781-314-0800
    12.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 165 students
  • Weston, MA
    45 Georgian Road
    WestonMA 02493
    781-642-8650
    13.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 335 students
  • Natick, MA
    12 Highland Street
    NatickMA 01760
    508-650-5020
    14.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 295 students
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