Students: 90 | Faculty: 20 | Grades: 9-12 | Gender: Coed
The Midland School is a small private college preparatory boarding school in Los Olivos, CA. The school was founded in 1932 by a Harvard graduate interested in education reform and provides challenging but manageable course work for students 11 to 12.
Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, the school is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools and the Western Boarding Schools Association.
The Schools maintains an 8 acre garden that students help to maintain and students are expected to participate in two team sports per year.
Soccer, lacrosse, volleyball, cross-country running, and now basketball are offered and the school is part of the Western Preparatory School Condor League. The School also offers Western and English riding and education in ranch management.
This prestigious school of 90 students is located on 2860 acres of undeveloped ranch land. A year’s tuition is $42,900 plus fees. The school’s mascot is the oak.
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