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
  • 395 Students
  • 12 Students per class
  • 23 Advanced Placement courses
  • 4 to 1 Student-to-faculty ratio
  • 70% Teaching faculty with advanced degrees
  • 20 Miles from Boston and Logan Airport
  • 25 Faculty dogs on campus
  • 27 Sports offered

Alumni of Note

  • Bill Richardson, Former Governor of New Mexico and former Presidential candidate
  • Bill Weld, Former Governor of Massachusetts
  • Steve Carell, Actor – The Office; Despicable 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

The Students

  • 43 International students
  • 14 Countries represented
  • 30 States represented
  • Top 5 states represented by boarding students:  MA, NY, NJ, CT, CA
  • 400 Students: approximately 80 freshmen, 100 sophomores, 110 juniors, and 110 seniors
  • 700 | 700 | 700 | 2100 Mean critical reading, quantitative, writing, and total SAT scores of 2016 graduating class
  • 98% of the 594 AP tests taken by 210 Middlesex students in 2016 were a “3” or better; 85% were a “4” or “5”; 53% were a “5”
  • Top Colleges with 10 or More Matriculates in the last 5 years:  Amherst College, Boston College, Columbia University, Colby College, Dartmouth College, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Middlebury College, New York University, Trinity College, University of Chicago, Vanderbilt University

Finances

  • $59,760 | $47,810 Tuition for 2017-18 boarding and day students, respectively (plus approximately $1,200 for books and spending money; no additional fees)
  • $244M Endowment and other long-term investments
  • $6.0M Allocated financial aid
  • 33% Students receiving financial aid
  • $45,280 Average grant