How to Apply to the Middle School
Milton Academy welcomes applications for Grade 6 through Grade 8. Our planned entry points for the Middle School are Grade 6 and Grade 7, but spaces in Grade 8 may become available.At this time, we are fully enrolled in the Middle School for the 2020–2021 school year and are no longer accepting applications. To begin your conversation with Milton Academy for the 2021–2022 school year, complete and submit the Request Information form to add your name to our mailing list. Admission Packets are sent electronically to the email provided.
To begin, families will be directed to create an online account to manage all aspects of the application process:
- Access Milton’s application
- Initiate requests for recommendations
- Download PDFs
- Track the status of an application
- View decision letters on March 10
While we encourage families to begin the application process before the deadline, completed applications are due by January 15.
Grade 6–8 Application Process
Please submit the online application as soon as possible, but no later than January 15.
Upon receipt, we will create a personal file for your child, and assign him or her to a group visit.
A non-refundable application fee of $65 for domestic applicants and $125 USD for international
applicants must be submitted online, along with your application, using Visa, Mastercard or Discover.
Fee waivers are available if the fee represents a financial hardship for your family. Please contact the
Lower and Middle School Admission Office for details.
Tour and Interview
All families applying for one of our planned entry points (Grades 6 and 7) must complete a tour and
interview appointment. If you have not already scheduled a campus tour and interview, please do so
by contacting the Lower and Middle School Admission Office at 617-898-2509 as soon as possible. All
interviews and tours must be completed by January 15.
Group Visits (Grades 6 and 7 only)
All applicants for Grade 6 and for Grade 7 will be scheduled for a group visit. The visit is assigned
upon receipt of the online application. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible
in order to reserve your place for the group visit. The group visit is an essential part of the admission
process. It provides an opportunity for the applicant to visit Milton and for us to observe the applicant in
a classroom setting.
Download the Record Release Form from your online application portal, sign and distribute it to your
child’s school adminstrator to authorize the release of final or mid-semester grades for the current fall
term and a transcript with grades for the past year.
Evaluations: Submitted online (preferred method)
Submit evaluation request to your child’s principal, head of school or guidance/placement counselor:
School Administrator (Principal or Guidance Counselor) Evaluation
Submit evaluation requests to your child’s classroom teacher(s):
English Student Evaluation
Mathematics Student Evaluation
Applicants for Grades 6, 7 and 8 are required to submit results of the Secondary School Admission Test
(SSAT), or the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). Applicants should register for and take one
of these tests by January 15, and scores should be sent directly to Milton Academy. The SSAT school
code for Milton Academy is 5098 and the ISEE school code for Milton Academy is 221430. For applicants
for whom English is not their first language, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL Jr.) is
required. The TOEFL Jr. school code for Milton Academy is 8125. The TOEFL Jr. does not take the place
of the SSAT or ISEE.
Milton Academy maintains a financial aid budget of $11.4 million. All aid is need-based, and Milton
strives to meet 100 percent of the demonstrated need of each accepted student. Awards are reviewed
annually, and returning students must reapply for aid each year. To be eligible for financial assistance,
parents must submit the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) to School and Student Services for Financial
Aid (SSS), www.solutionsbysss.com. The PFS must be submitted by January 31 for new families and by
January 15 for current Milton families. In addition, the 2018 Federal Tax Forms should be sent to SSS by
the respective deadlines above.
For more information or questions about admission to Milton, please contact the Lower and Middle School Admission Office at 617-898-2509.