Maine Central Institute

Pittsfield, Maine, USA view map
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation

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MCI regards each student as an individual with different needs and aspirations. We offer a rigorous, comprehensive curriculum, nationally recognized humanities and AP courses, and an extensive ESL program. Small classes, individual attention, a broad range of extracurricular activities, state championship level music and drama programs, a summer ESL program, a pre-professional ballet school, and a safe, caring environment combine to provide an opportune college preparatory environment.

295 Main Street, Pittsfield, Maine, USA 04967
207-487-3355

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Director of Admission: Clint Williams
Admissions Phone:207-487-2282Fax:207-487-3512
Email: cwilliams@mci-school.org Website: www.mci-school.org


  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Application Fee: $75
  • International Application Fee: $75
  • Accept TABS Admission Application: Yes

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  • Founded: 1866
  • Campus Size: 23 acres
  • Grades Offered: 9th-post-grad
  • Accredited by: NEASC
Student Body
Boarding
Grades 9th-post-grad
Day
Grades 9th-post-grad
Total
Girls     29 164 193
Boys     71 179 250
Total     100 343 443

Tuition and Financial Aid
  • 7-Day Boarding: $42,000
  • 5-Day Boarding: N/A
  • Day Tuition Fee: $10,000
  • Payment Plans: Offered
  • Need-Based Aid: Offered
  • Students Receiving Aid: 40.00%
  • Average Awarded: $0
School Finances
  • Merit Scholarships: Offered
  • Students Receiving Merit Scholarships: 5.00%
  • Average Merit Scholarship: $10,000
  • Current Endowment: $3,700,000
  • Per Student Endowment: $0
 
 

Summary: MCI offers a wide range of challenging, interesting and diverse courses to choose from to make your academic experience truly meaningful. Search our course guide and see what we mean! In addition to our course offerings, junior and senior students who are interested in pursuing vocational professions (cooperative education, electrical construction, information systems technology, outdoor resources, digital graphic arts, health care careers, carpentry, culinary arts or automotive technology) also have the option of enrolling in the Skowhegan Regional Vocational Center. For more information, please visit the SRVC website or contact the Academic Office.

Average Class Size: 15

Full Time Teachers: 41

Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 33.00%

Student/Teacher Ratio: 12/1

Summer Programs Offered: Offered

Number of AP Courses Offered: 8

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • AP Courses
  • Post Graduate Year
Support Programs
  • ESL: Beginning
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
English:
  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • Honors
  • Literature
  • Poetry
History:
  • Classical History
  • European History
  • Honors
  • Medieval History
  • United States History
  • World History
Foreign Languages:
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Latin
Religion/Philosophy:
  • The Bible
  • Ethics
  • Mythology
  • World Religions
Humanities/Social Sciences:
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
Sciences:
  • Anatomy
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Health
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Physiology
Math:
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Honors Math
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
Computer Studies:
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Web Design
Music:
  • Band
  • Choral Music
  • Composition
  • Individual Instructions
  • Recording
  • Voice
Performing/Visual Arts:
  • Acting
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Ballet
  • Choreography
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Drama
  • Drawing
  • Film and Video
  • Graphic Design
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Portfolio
  • Pottery
  • Publications
  • Sculpture
  • Studio Art
  • Television Production
  • Theater Arts
Special Programs:
  • Community Service
  • Exchange Programs
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • Leadership
  • Personal Finance
  • Study Abroad:
Distinctive or New Programs:
  • N/A
AP Courses Available:
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature
  • Physics B
  • Physics C
  • Studio Art
  • US History
 
 

Department Director: Roberta McGuire

Dorm Life

Number of Dorms: 3

No. of Girls Dorms: 1

No. of Boys Dorms: 2

Dorm Amenities:
Game Room
 
Laundry Facilities 
Lounge 
Wireless Internet 
Vending Machines 
 

Dress Code: Other

Student Life

Facilities

    N/A

Clubs and Organizations

  • Astronomy Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Computer Club
  • Diversity Club
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Fencing
  • Honor Council
  • International Clubs
  • Math Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Outing Club
  • Photography
  • Science Bowl
  • Sexualities Club
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • TV Station
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
 
 

Arts Department Director: Dean Neal

Athletics Department Director: Dave Campbell

Arts
  • Art Club
  • Choral Music
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Stage Band
  • String Ensemble
  • Tech Crew
  • Theater
Interscholastic Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Dance
  • Fencing
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Rifle Team
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling
Recreational Sports
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Snowboarding
  • Table Tennis
  • Weight Lifting
 
 

College Information

Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 80.00%

Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:

RPI
Tufts
Brown
Syracuse
Cornell

Middle Percentile of SAT Scores

25th percentile 75th percentile
Critical Reading NA NA
Mathematics NA NA
Writing NA NA



Notable Alumni



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Summary: MCI offers 2 summer programs. Both are an extension of programs offered during the academic year.

ESL

Part of the ESL program is that the students are placed in homestays where they can learn and experience American culture and life outside the academic day. The students attend classes during the day and are with the homestay families in the evening and overnights.

Registration Deadline: N/A
Financial Aid Available:  No
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Bossov Ballet

Bossov Ballet Theatre is MCI's resident ballet company. The Bossov troupe includes dancers of many ages and levels of experience. MCI dancers receive full academic credit for ballet training during the academic day; they may also train after school with professional dancers who come to Bossov.

Registration Deadline: N/A
Financial Aid Available:  No
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