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Milton Academy

According to information for 2019, an average SAT score made up 1390
Address: 170 Center St, Milton, MA 02186, USA

Description Milton Academy

  • Established: in 1798
  • Location: Milton, Massachusetts, USA
  • The age of the students: 15-18 years
  • Total number of students: 705 people (approximately equally boys and girls), 325 at the boarding house
  • Type of education: mixed
  • Type of accommodation: residence (boarding house) from 9th grade
  • Language of instruction: English.

Founded in 1798, the Milton Academy (the Milton Academy) is considered to be one of the oldest schools in the United States and has a rich history. It began its work as a day school of joint form of training, but 100 years later it was divided into two departments - female and male: individual teachers, separate management, infrastructure, equipment and facilities. But today the school again works as an institution (school-boardinghouse) in common form of training, preparing boys and girls from all over the world to enter the best universities of the planet.

An effective, intensive and balanced academic program is supplemented with sports and creative electives, as well as active moral education of children, inculcating useful personal qualities. Here they strive to lay the desire in students for study and self-improvement, the desire to continue learning all their life, develop critical, analytical and creative thinking.

The school is not strictly selective and religious: children of any confession and religion, of any color, nationality and social origin can study here.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Milton Academy

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14-18
from 30 960 $ / semester

Quick overview:

  • Age of students: 15-18 years;
  • Dates: all year round.

About the educational program: Pupils of 15-18 years on the US High School Diploma program are preparing for the AP course (Advanced Placement) and corresponding exams both for basic, fundamental courses, and for additional (elective) disciplines - this makes it possible to make the training course more useful and comprehensive, effective for Development of high school students.

Thanks to small educational groups (up to 14 people each), teachers can practice an individual approach to each student, paying maximum attention.

Most of the training is not theoretical lectures and memorization, but interactive forms of interaction: role-playing situations, seminars, discussions and discussions. Each student can express and defend his point of view by choosing the right arguments and respecting someone else's opinion: in this way valuable and memorable conclusions are formed, interdisciplinary connections are strengthened.

Also much attention is paid to personal and team (group) research projects and scientific work: for each group of students, a personal consultant is assigned, to which one can always seek help and advice. Individual consultations and additional classes and teachers are practiced: one can ask to explain again a difficult topic, help to understand the structure of the task, formulations and terms.

Accommodation, housing and food

In total 325 boarding international students live on the campus of the school: 4 male and 4 female hostels have been prepared for them (each for 31-48 people). The hostel is chosen once and for the entire period of study: the sex and age of the child, his nationality (administrators try to occupy the same room in different languages ​​and cultures) are taken into account, rooms can be designed for 1-3 people. Senior students often take patronage over the younger ones, helping them in solving domestic, administrative, personal and educational problems, it is also always possible to seek help from educators - they are held weekly (at least three times) together for dinner. All children can contact their parents or guardian at any time by phone or e-mail.

Despite the fact that the school does not belong to the category of religious, it supports traditional Catholic values. For example, weekly on Sundays in the local chapel mass and concerts of spiritual music are held, which can be visited by any interested student.

Famous in the USA FLIK company is responsible for quality, balanced, tasty and healthy boarding meals for students. In addition to daily meals, common official dinners and lunches, barbecues and picnics are often arranged. A snack bar is also available for students, where you can have a cup of tea or coffee.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : algebra, ancient history, astronomy, Classical civilization, English, French, geology, Geometry, history, Latin language, maths, meteorology, modern languages, multimedia, music, Natural Sciences, Performing arts, Physical culture and sports sciences, public speaking, social sciencies, Spanish, The art of dance, Theatrical art, Visual arts,  History of america,  Modern history

Events Milton Academy

Creative and sports development of pupils is one of the main priorities of the school: electives help children become more self-confident, develop creative non-standard thinking, achieve success in various spheres and become more versatile personalities. Professional and qualified teachers are engaged with students, and classes are held both on campus and outside, on urban sites.

Music and performing arts

A suitable course of musical skill can be selected for students with any level of ability and primary education: one can study history or music theory, sing in the choir or Solo, participate in the activities of instrumental and jazz ensembles. The choral tradition at the school is unusually strong and has many years of successful work: the oldest choral collective Glee has repeatedly earned the gold prizes of the American Choral Directors Association, acted in various competitions, conventions, conferences and festivals, toured the world (only For the last years he gave concerts in Romania, Kenya, England, Ireland and in the northeast of the USA). Musicians can earn personal educational credits (credits) during classes, take individual lessons in the conservatory or among celebrated Boston specialists. The school orchestra and ensembles often tour around the world: the USA, Canada, the Czech Republic, England, South Africa, Italy, China, Ireland (especially the ensemble of flutists and several jazz groups).

Each year, at least four large stage productions, two dance shows or musicals are staged at the school, at least three classical plays. All interested students can show themselves not only on stage, but also behind the scenes: to work as a director or script writer, to answer for light or music, to prepare scenography and design the design of costumes and decorations.

Fine arts and painting

The lessons of fine art help students not to be afraid of criticism and soberly assess their abilities, develop visual observation skills, creative nonstandard view of things.

Sport and physical activity

All students of the academy, without exception, participate in sports training, games and competitions - both within the curriculum, and within electives or in their spare time. It is worth noting the following sports:

  • Cross-country running;
  • Hockey;
  • Soccer (traditional European football);
  • Softball;
  • Squash;
  • Hockey on the grass;
  • Athletics;
  • Basketball;
  • Fighting;
  • American football;
  • Tennis (large and table tennis);
  • Swimming;
  • Lacrosse;
  • Fishing.

Constantly held thematic competitions and tournaments on three levels of difficulty and skill - each student will be able to show their talents and abilities at the selected stage.

The school has a membership in the Independent School League (ISL) of Boston, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. All-year-round ISL competitions and tournaments are held the best of the best - the following options are offered:

Mugs and clubs of interest

There is an activity for each pupil in the school to taste and interest. The list of the largest and most popular communities, circles and thematic studios:

  • French club;
  • Audio and video club;
  • Animation club;
  • The Anime (the Japanese animation club);
  • The Culinary Club;
  • The Council School communities;
  • Helix (scientific journal);
  • Ache (Journal of Culture);
  • Council for Public Works;
  • The Asian Community;
  • Cinema club;
  • Athletic association;
  • The Christian Union;
  • The Caribbean club;
  • The Celtic club, etc.

Advantages

According to 2019 information, the average SAT score is 1390, and the average ACT score is 32.

Equipment Milton Academy

The school's spacious campus (a total area of ​​more than 125 acres) is located in Massachusetts, about 8 miles from bustling vibrant Boston.

The pride of the school is its advanced equipment. Separately worth noting sports facilities:

  • The services of students more than 13 sports fields and outdoor areas (both for team games and for individual training);
  • 3 large multifunctional sports complex with fitness rooms.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Tuition fee already includes:

  • Educational program;
  • Accommodation and meals (residence, full board);
  • 24-hour child care and full security guarantee;
  • Regular monitoring of progress, full reports for parents with recommendations from teachers, educators and guardians.

Some services are paid additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration Fee;
  • Educational deposit;
  • Guardianship (registration with the agency + guardian services);
  • Round trip air tickets;
  • Transfer;
  • Compulsory medical insurance;
  • Personal pocket expenses;
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification, courier delivery of documents;
  • Consular fee (payable at the Embassy).

Extra fees:

  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 100 USD
  • Deposit for a course/programme 2000 USD

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

All entrants to the academy must pass the SSAT tests, and those entering the 11 classes - PSAT / SAT-I Reasoning Test. In addition, foreign students (if their native language is not native to them) must submit a TOEFL certificate confirming a sufficiently high language level.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
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