Become a Midlander - Midland School

Become a Midlander

Live Your Education

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Application Process & Requirements

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Affording Midland

Learn about how we live our commitment to ensuring that a Midland education is accessible to families of all economic means

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Upcoming Fairs & Gatherings

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Welcome! We can’t wait to learn more about you

In expressing your interest in Midland, you’ve taken the first step towards becoming an integral part of our close-knit community. Whether you’ve just discovered our school, or have hoped Midland would be in your future for a while, we are thrilled to welcome you into the Midland admissions journey. This page will be your map to the trail ahead; here, you’ll find next steps, application materials, information on Midland, and more.

We know choosing the best match for high school is a big decision for you and your family, and we’re here to help you navigate — and enjoy — the adventure ahead. Be sure to take a moment to request your very own Field Guide to Living Your Education to learn more about the journey ahead. Please connect with us if you have any questions — or simply to find out more about all that Midland has to offer!

Cierra Rickman
Director of Admission and Financial Assistance

Explore Campus

Schedule a visit to Midland's historic 2,860-acre campus

Ask any Midlander, and they’ll tell you their visit to Midland’s 2,860-acre campus was pivotal in their high school-decision-making journey. So come visit for yourself! Join us for a campus tour or shadow day — you’ll have the opportunity to chat with students and faculty, step into a hands-on lesson in an outdoor classroom, meet campus pets and the Midland horse herd, wander through the garden, join us for a family-style meal, see our close-knit community in action and take a deep breath surrounded by the beauty of the central coast of California. Once you do, you’ll understand why we say it’s a place you have to see to believe. Perhaps you’ll decide it’s right where you want to be.

Your visit to campus is also a great time to sit down with us for your required application interview and to ask our community all your questions about life at Midland. Our tour spots fill up fast — schedule your visit today!

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Upcoming Admissions Events & Fairs 

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Tough questions | Authentic answers

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Virtual Campus Tour

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Midland Voices

Read our stories

Biting the Boarding Bullet

Diving into the benefits of boarding

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Choosing Midland

One parent's experience

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Home Away From Home

Falling in love with cabin life

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Meet the Director

Cierra Rickman, Director of Admission & Financial Assistance

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The Midland Experience

Live your education at Midland School

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Our Stories

Midlanders, in their own words

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Our Community Legacy

Building a better world since 1932

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