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 contribuintg 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; 73% 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:  Amherst College, Boston College, Bucknell University, Columbia University, Colby College, Dartmouth College, George Washington University, Harvard College, Middlebury College, New York University, Trinity College, University of Chicago, Vanderbilt University

Finances

  • $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)
  • $194M 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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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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If there’s one word that sums up Middlesex athletics, it is tradition.

- AJ '13, hockey and lacrosse captain

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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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