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
  • 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, US Representative for the 8th District of Maryland

The Students 

  • 43 International students 
  • 14 Countries represented 
  • 30 States represented  
  • Top 5 states represented by boarding students:  MA, NY, NJ, CT, CA
  • 395 Students: approximately 85 freshmen, 100 sophomores, 105 juniors, and 105 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


  • $58,020 | $46,420 Tuition for 2016-17 boarding and day students, respectively (plus approximately $1,200 for books and spending money; no additional fees)
  • $244M Endowment and other long-term investments
  • $5.7M Allocated financial aid
  • 35% Students receiving financial aid
  • $45,204 Average grant
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- Tyler '07

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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- Kevin Systrom '02, to the Class of 2013 at Commencement

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- Sarah '88

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