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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A
Address
1400 Lowell Road
Concord, MA 01742
Telephone
(978) 371-6524
Organization Memberships
NAIS, TABS

Applying

Application Deadline
January 31
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL, ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$49,480
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)
$61,850
Received Financial Aid
34%
Average Financial Aid
$47,232
From Middlesex School

On the edge of Concord, Massachusetts, you'll find the sprawling campus of Middlesex, an independent secondary school for boarding and day students in grades 9-12. The houses you'll see on campus belong to a faculty who teach a deep curriculum and who dedicate their lives to the development of complete, ethical teenagers. Our facilities foster our cherished sense of community. Check out the Student Center and shoot some pool before the a cappella jam, or maybe head out to our fields, where we offer 27 varsity sports. At Middlesex, you'll find a place of opportunity, challenge, and friendship; a place to discover passions, talents, and yourself; a place, as our founder so aptly put it, to find your promise.

Middlesex School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1420
124 responses
Average ACT
32
33 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 21 responses
Report
  • Random Dance
    24%
  • Hypnotist Show
    14%
  • Plaque Carving
    14%
  • Spring Carnival
    14%
  • Swing Dancing on Casino Night
    14%
  • Luau
    10%
  • Choral Concert
    5%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
406
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.8 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.8 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
4:1
National
17:1
Poll
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.10 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.10 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.10 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.5 responses

Middlesex School Reviews

38 reviews
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The Middlesex School is a very good school for academics. The teachers and administers are great! The overall culture and the sports programs need improvement. The children are safe and are looked after. Overall, its a good place to send your child.
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Middlesex will push you to your limits but it is one of the most positive, nurturing and character building places. Middlesex with challenge you but it won't ruin you. The teachers here are phenomenal and they love you, Even the teachers that aren't widely liked don't want to see you do poorly. We thrive in preppy sports and struggle in football but our sports teams have an undeniable amount of spirit and campus overall has decent school spirit. Food is fine, it just gets repetitive after 4 years but if you go to the super market and get a couple spices the stir fry machine will always save you. As corny as it sounds I really have found my promise here and I wouldn't have found it anywhere else. Groups can form based on race but there is lots of mixing especially because of dorm life. Dorm life is phenomenal.
As a parent of a graduated Middlesex student (who has just graduated from college with his PhD), I truly appreciate how important the school was for him. As a gifted student, he needed courses that could challenge him. The school has teachers who have doctorates themselves, so he never needed to go outside the school to get his many advanced courses. "Balance" is their motto, offering opportunity equally across the huge spectrum of activities. All of his friends were kind, talented, and thoughtful. He loves to go to the alumni events and makes sure he contributes to their financial aid fund (as a student who greatly benefitted from their generosity). Signed, An appreciative parent