Facts and Figures

The School
  • Founded in 1901
  • Head of School, Kathleen C. Giles, appointed 2003, P’06 ’09 ’11, Harvard University A.B., J.D., M.Ed.
  • 350 Acre campus
  • Serves grades 9-12
  • 405 Students
  • 70% boarding, 30% day
  • 12 Students per class
  • 23 Advanced Placement courses
  • 4 to 1 Student-to-faculty ratio
  • 76% Teaching faculty with advanced degrees
  • 20 Miles from Boston and Logan Airport
  • 31 Faculty dogs on campus
  • 27 Sports offered

The Students

  • 15% International students
  • 19 Countries represented
  • 25 States represented
  • Top 5 states represented by boarding students:  MA, NY, NJ, CA, CT
  • 405 Students: approximately 85 freshmen, 100 sophomores, 110 juniors, and 110 seniors
  • 710 and 700 mean SAT Evidenced-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) and Math scores of 2018 graduating class.
  • 31 mean composite ACT score of the class of 2018.
  • 92% of the 603 AP tests taken by 227 Middlesex students in 2018 were a “3” or better; 77% were a “4” or “5”; 46% were a “5”
  • Top Colleges with 10 or More Matriculates in the last 5 years:  Brown University, Boston College, Bowdoin College, Columbia University, Colby College, Dartmouth College, Georgetown University, Hamilton College, Harvard University, Middlebury College, New York University, Tufts University, University of Chicago.

Alumni of Note

  • Bill Richardson, Former Governor of New Mexico and former Presidential candidate
  • Bill Weld, Former Governor of Massachusetts
  • Steve Carell, Actor – The OfficeDespicable Me; Crazy, Stupid, Love.
  • Kevin Systrom, Co-Founder of Instagram
  • Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., Former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts
  • Anthony Lake, Executive Director of UNICEF
  • Jessica Tuck, Actor – One Life to Live, HBO’s True Blood, High School Musical
  • William Hurt, Academy Award-winning actor
  • Elizabeth Mayhew, Columnist for The Washington Post and contributing editor at NBC’s Today Show
  • Cass Sunstein, Professor at Harvard Law School, former head of Obama’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
  • Chris Van Hollen, United States Senator, Maryland

Finances

  • $61,850 | $49,480 Tuition for 2018-19 boarding and day students, respectively (plus approximately $1,200 for books and spending money; no additional fees)
  • $262M Endowment and other long-term investments
  • $6.5M Allocated financial aid
  • 35% Students receiving financial aid
  • $47,230 Average grant