milton academyLocation: Milton, Massachusetts (neighboring New York and Boston)
Type of School: Co-ed
Date of Establishment: 1798
Campus: Suburb
Total No. Of Students: 680 (upper school)
Grades: 9-11
Average SAT Score: 1360

About Milton Academy

Milton Academy has a long history, which can be traced back to 1798 when it was established under the Massachusetts land-grant policy. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges and a member of the National Independent School Association originally approved the school.

The academy covers an area of 125mu. It is only 8 miles from South Boston, where students and teachers can enjoy the cultural resources in both Boston and Cambridge. It is only a few minutes’ journey to the Great Blue Mountain World Heritage Area, where the 6000 acres of forest zone is an optimal area for climbing and skiing. Its motto is “Dare to be true”, which is not only represents the core values of the Academy, but also the culture of Milton.

In the past 200 years, Milton has fostered a great number of talents. Its students come from 30 states and 16 countries around the world. There are 136 teachers in total, of whom, 73% have master’s degrees. On average, there are 14 students to a class and the teacher-student ratio is 5:1. The academy focuses on fostering students’ passion to study and respect for each other.

Admission to Universities

The academy has a high enrolment rate, and most students are admitted to prestigious universities for further study in the US. In 2009, students were admitted to universities such as Yale University (5 students), Columbia University (6 students) University of Chicago (6 students) and Harvard University (13 students).


Tuition (board & lodging included): $38,275 (USD) per academic year.

Requirements for Admission

TOEFL and SSAT results, interview or visit in campus
Date of Application: Up to 15 January (for enrolment in the fall)
Schooling Period: 2 terms
No. Of AP Courses: 15

Service Facilities

There are three buildings: The Science Centre (including science lab and digital image lab), Art Centre (including dance room, performance room and dressing room), and Sports Centre (including hockey court, gymnasium, basketball court, and tennis court).

There are 46,000 books in the library, including audio & video materials. Phones and network facilities are available in the eight dormitory buildings.


Baseball, basketball, golf, football, volleyball, badminton, skating, tennis and weightlifting.

Route to Arrival

Arrival to Boston or Logon Airport.