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Middlesex School

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1400 Lowell Road
Concord, Massachusetts, USA

2020欧洲杯手机版注册In 1901, Frederick Winsor opened his school in Concord. Middlesex, named for the Massachusetts county in which it is located, was to be different from the other academies and "church schools" of the day. Mr. Winsor wanted his school to be non-denominational, where students from different religious backgrounds could learn together. From the very beginning, his mission was "to find the promise that lies hidden" in every student. The design for Middlesex's campus was created by the sons of Frederick Law Olmsted, the greatest landscape architect of the 19th century and the designer of New York's Central Park, Boston's Emerald Necklace and Stanford University. The architect for the main buildings was the noted Boston firm of Peabody & Stearns, and much of the campus that seems so familiar today was built largely by 1925. One of Winsor's greatest achievements was the creation of the National Scholarship Program, the first of its kind at any secondary school. These scholarships brought students from every corner of the country and made Middlesex a truly national institution. This broad representation has been a hallmark of Middlesex and continues today, with current Middlesex students representing 22 states and 11 foreign countries. From the School's earliest days, Middlesex enjoyed a close affiliation with Harvard University and, indeed, for many years the majority of Middlesex graduates attended Harvard. Today, Middlesex graduates matriculate at a large number of the country's finest colleges and universities; the largest numbers of graduates of the last four years now attend Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Tufts and Trinity. Music and drama have always had a central role in the life of the School. For nearly 50 years, Middlesex was renowned for its performances of Gilbert & Sullivan musicals. The youngest boys in the School were cast in the female roles! Today, almost one quarter...

Grades Offered: 9 to 12
School Type: Co-ed
Religious Affiliation: All Religions Welcome
Year Founded Size: 1901
Post-Grad Year: No
Saturday Classes: No
Classroom Dress Code: n/a
Average Class Size: 50 Students
ESL Courses: No
Summer Program: No