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Maine Central Institute
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  • Private, Boarding
  • PITTSFIELD, ME

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Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT, TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$12,000
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$42,750
Received Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid
$10,000
From Maine Central Institute

Maine Central Institute is an independent college preparatory day and boarding school founded in 1866.

Although adhering to upstanding and traditional educational values, MCI is progressive and broadminded, pledging to provide a comprehensive college-preparatory education to a multicultural student body diverse in talents, abilities, and interests.

In a safe and caring atmosphere, students will acquire knowledge, self-esteem, social responsibility, and the critical thinking and communication skills necessary for global citizenship and lifelong learning. A high level of rigor and expectation of excellence in all components of the school's operation is critical, whether that be the academic program, the residential program, the co-curricular activities, or the overall support system at the school. The people at MCI work diligently to focus on each student as an individual to ensure that every person grows academically, socially and physically, and becomes a positive global citizen.

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Maine Central Institute Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1200
87 responses
Average ACT
25
5 responses

Aviation Program

Beginning as early as grade 11, MCI students can take blended-learning courses to prepare for flight instruction in preparation of receiving their private pilot license. MCI's Aviation Program covers many aspects of aviation for students interested in actual flight training or aeronautical engineering after graduation.

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 8 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 8 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 18 responses
  • Winter Carnival
    44%
  • School plays and music events
    17%
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • March Week for the Arts
    6%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
35%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
China, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Viet Nam
International Boarding Students
18%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
400
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 10 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 9 responses

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