Facts and Figures

Facts & 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
  • 375 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 
  • 30 Faculty dogs on campus 
  • 29 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, US Representative for the 8th District of Maryland

The Students 

  • 43 International students 
  • 20 Countries represented 
  • 26 States represented  
  • Top 5 states represented by boarding students:  MA, NY, CT, NH, CA
  • 375 Students: approximately 75 freshmen, 100 sophomores, 100 juniors, and 100 seniors
  • 680 | 700| 700| 2080 Median critical reading, quantitative, writing, and total SAT scores of 2014 graduating class 
  • 94% of all AP tests taken by Middlesex students in 2014 were a "3" or better; 74% were a "4" or "5"
  • In 2013, 17 students were recognized as AP National Scholars, 72 students as AP Scholars with Distinction, 22 students as AP Scholars with Honor, & 32 students as AP Scholars.
  • Top Colleges with 10 or More Matriculates in the last 5 years:  Boston College, Columbia University, Colby College, Dartmouth College, Georgetown University, Harvard College, Middlebury College, New York University, Trinity College, University of Chicago


  • $54,160 | $43,300 Tuition for 2014-15 boarding and day students, respectively (plus approximately $1,400 for fees associated with technology, athletics, and books)
  • $215M Endowment and other long-term investments
  • $4.6M Allocated financial aid
  • 28% Students receiving financial aid
  • $42,000 Average grant
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Who you are is what you say and what you do.
- Karlyn McNall, Dean of Academic Affairs, on integrity

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If there’s one word that sums up Middlesex athletics, it is tradition.

- AJ '13, hockey and lacrosse captain

In so many ways, Middlesex is the ultimate community—one in which your teachers, mentors, and friends are also your neighbors and the people you must rely on daily.
- Tyler '07

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Before I started to practice mindfulness, I never would have thought it takes courage to sit on the floor and be present with myself. - Ben '14

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I've spoken to many audiences...but there is nothing more intimidating than speaking in front of your English teacher.
- Kevin Systrom '02, to the Class of 2013 at Commencement

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Middlesex's small community means that no one is simply a spectator - you are constantly being asked to be involved.
- Sarah '88

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