Milton Academy in Milton, MA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    K-12
  • Students
    997
  • Type
    Private, Boarding, Coed
  • Reviews
    74 4.1
  • Ranking

Milton Academy is a private, boarding, coed school in Milton, Massachusetts. It has 997 students in grades K-12. There have been 74 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

170 Centre St
Milton, MA 02186
(617) 898-1798

Ratings and Reviews
4.1 from 74 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Our school offers health and counseling, but I'm not sure if many students use these services.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are many options, and the school is very flexible in allowing students to create new clubs. However, the amount of time allotted to clubs feels a bit short at times.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The school is very flexible and has so many opportunities. However, it definitely isn't for everyone, and it can be very easy to be swallowed up in the tough academic and social environment.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Teachers: In my personal experience, the teachers have been great. They were readily available for meetings and were very willing to make sure I understood the material. However, I heard from some of my classmates that some of their teachers were not the best. Sometimes those teachers were too tough or unfair when it came to grading.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Campus is secured, on site housing is clean and secured. Policies and procedures are geared to protect the students.

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St. Agatha School 1 mi. 629
3.00 Archbishop Williams High School 4 mi. 590
4.00 Thayer Academy 5 mi. 692
The Park School 5 mi. 537
4.33 Maimonides School 6 mi. 531

Around Milton Academy

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 48%
Female 51%

Student Diversity

Milton Academy United States Massachusetts Archbishop Williams High School Maimonides School St. Agatha School Thayer Academy The Park School
White 62.0% 51.0% 65.0% 77.0% 99.0% 77.0% 88.0% 67.0%
Asian 16.0% 4.8% 6.4% 8.0% 0% 5.0% 4.0% 9.0%
African American 8.0% 15.0% 8.4% 10.0% 0% 11.0% 5.0% 9.0%
Multiracial 8.0% 2.8% 2.9% 0% 0% 3.0% 0% 11.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 17.0% 5.0% 0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Kindergarten 2.4%
Grade 1 2.4%
Grade 2 2.5%
Grade 3 2.5%
Grade 4 3.1%
Grade 5 3.2%
Grade 6 4.4%
Grade 7 4.5%
Grade 8 4.5%
Grade 9 15.6%
Grade 10 18.8%
Grade 11 18.6%
Grade 12 17.5%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 69% Yes
  • 23% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 45% The campus is comparable to a college's
  • 18% The teachers
  • 18% Beautiful grass
  • 9% Friendly, welcoming environment
  • 9% Diverse student body

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% Administration
  • 20% Completely incompetent teachers+rich kids
  • 20% Rumors and gossip very easily gets around.
  • 20% Competitive

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 13 responses

  • 38% The campus.
  • 23% The quality of teaching
  • 23% The English Cirriculum
  • 15% Being half day and half boarding

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 46% Academically challenging
  • 23% It is what you make of it
  • 15% Full of hardos
  • 15% Supportive competition

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 89% Make sure you are organized and ask for help.
  • 11% Be prepared for bad teachers and tons of work

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 24% I love everything about this school.
  • 71% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.