Milton Academy in Milton, MA - Niche

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    Private, Boarding
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    70 4.1
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Milton Academy is a private boarding school in Milton, Massachusetts. It has 997 students in grades K-12. There have been 70 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
4.1 from 70 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Campus is secured, on site housing is clean and secured. Policies and procedures are geared to protect the students.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Diverse variety of groups and activities to keep all students engaged.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: The extracurricular activities here are endless. Anything you want to do probably already exists on campus, and if it doesn't you're free to start your own club.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It's not perfect, but overall I've had a wonderful experience. I love all of the friends I've made and the incredible classes I've taken and all of the experiences I've had the privilege of having.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: Teachers are extremely dedicated to their students. Some teachers are not the best, but the majority are absolutely amazing. A lot of teachers are very funny and kind, I've loved essentially every teacher I've had.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
St. Agatha School 1 mi. 629
3.00 Archbishop Williams High School 4 mi. 535
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


Male 48%
Female 51%

Student Diversity

Milton Academy United States Archbishop Williams High School Maimonides School St. Agatha School Thayer Academy The Park School
White 62.0% 51.0% 85.0% 99.0% 77.0% 88.0% 67.0%
Asian 16.0% 4.8% 5.0% 0% 5.0% 4.0% 9.0%
African American 8.0% 15.0% 7.0% 0% 11.0% 5.0% 9.0%
Multiracial 8.0% 2.8% 0% 0% 3.0% 0% 11.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


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 12 responses

  • 67% Yes
  • 25% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 47% The campus is comparable to a college's
  • 21% Beautiful grass
  • 16% The teachers
  • 11% Diverse student body
  • 5% Friendly, welcoming environment

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 12 responses

  • 42% The campus.
  • 25% The quality of teaching
  • 17% Being half day and half boarding
  • 17% The English Cirriculum

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 50% Academically challenging
  • 17% Full of hardos
  • 17% Supportive competition
  • 17% It is what you make of it

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 16 responses

  • 25% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% 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.