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Midland School

Call: 805-688-5114
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Midland School

At a glance

Location Los Olivos, CA Tuition $44,000
Grades 9-12 Students Receiving Aid 47%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $1,000,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 4:1 Endowment $14,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 52%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 83

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 10

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 21*
Average SAT Score (Math) 541
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 557
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 1
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Small Boarding School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Established 1932
Dress Code Casual
School Setting Rural
Campus Size (Acres) 2860
Head of School William L. Graham
Endowment $14,000,000

History

Founded in 1932, Midland School provides a challenging college preparatory boarding high school experience to ninety students on a 2,860 acre working ranch in Los Olivos, California. Through study and work it teaches the value of a lifetime of learning, self-reliance, simplicity, responsibility to community and the environment, and a love for the outdoors. Midland graduates are independent, self-directed scholars who possess a breadth of knowledge and skills to assure future academic success and meaningful contributions to society.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 16
Part Time Faculty 4
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 67%
Faculty with doctorate 2
Faculty with masters 12
Student/Faculty ratio 4:1
Average Class Size 10
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Anatomy
Anthropology
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Creative Writing
Earth Science
Ecology
Economics
Electives
English Literature
Environmental Science
European History
Geology
Geometry
History
Marine Biology
Other (Senior Thesis; Water: California's Liquid Gold; Conservation Agriculture; Metals)
Physics
Pre-calculus
Spanish
Statistics
Studio Art
World History
World Literature
A.P. Courses Offered
Other (Although AP classes are not offered)

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 83
Boys 40
Girls 43
% Boys/Girls 48%/52%
Boarding Students 83
International
China
India
Korea
Macau
United States
Arizona
California
Colorado
Idaho
Illinois
Nevada
Pennsylvania
Texas
Utah
Washington
Majority of students come from West Coast
% of Students of Color 20%
% of International Students 15%

Admission

E-mail admissions@midland-school.org
Web Address www.midland-school.org
Director of Admission Amy Graham
Admission Application Apply to Midland School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
Financial Aid Deadline(s) February 15
Financial Aid Awarded $1,000,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 47%
Acceptance Rate 52%
Total Applicants 78
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 78%
Admission Tests Accepted
ISEE
SSAT
TOEFL
Boarding Student Tuition $44,000
International Student Tuition $47,500

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 541
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 557
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 544
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations Bates College, College of the Atlantic, Hampshire College, Hendrix College, Kenyon College, Lehigh University, Middlebury College, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Tufts University, Tulane University, University of California at Berkeley, University of California at Los Angeles, University of California at Irvine, University of Redlands, Wellesley College
% of Graduates Who Attend College 95%-100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
basketball
cross-country
soccer
softball
volleyball
Recreational Sports
camping
hiking
horseback riding
mountain biking
other (Kitchen)
outdoor club/skills
surfing
yoga
Extra-Curricular Activities
Community Service Program
Investment Club
Photography Club
Stock Market Club
Student Government
Student Jobs Program
Student Publications
Volunteer Club

Location

Contact Info

Phone 805-688-5114
Address 5100 Figueroa Mountain Rd, PO Box 8 - Los Olivos, CA 93441 United States
Website www.midland-school.org 
Email admissions@midland-school.org 
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