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Maine Central Institute

Private Boarding School – Pittsfield , Maine

Maine Central Institute (MCI) offers American and international students a rigorous academic environment surrounded by the best of New England town life. Maine Central Institute provides a rigorous, comprehensive educational program that enables students the critical thinking and communication skills necessary for global citizenship and lifelong learning.

MCI’s lovely, tree-lined campus includes the new Math and Science Center, a state-ofthe- art building with fourteen instructional spaces, two computer classrooms, a chemistry lab and a botany area. MCI’s sports facilities include two gymnasiums with modern basketball courts and weightlifting equipment, football, soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, softball, baseball fields, golf course, a track, and tennis courts.

Sports and Arts
At MCI, athletics is an important part of the educational process, with a comprehensive athletics program for student-athletes of varying levels. About 150 students participate in drama or art competitions each year. The Bossov Ballet Theater at Maine Central Institute is impressively both a performing company and an international pre-professional ballet school.

Dormitories and Student Life
MCI currently has four residence halls, two for boys, one for girls and one is an honor dorm. Rooms are Internet and cable ready. Students may have small refrigerators, TVs, stereos, irons and personal computers in their rooms. The residential hall lounges are common areas for all boarding students and their guests to enjoy. Laundry facilities are located in each dorm’s lower level.

Pittsfield is located about 40 minutes west of Bangor.

Area population: 4,215
Town website: Town of Pittsfield

Estimated Start Date: Early January
Estimated End Date: Mid-June

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23 Acres

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Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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  • Dance: Ballet
  • Photography
  • Portfolio
  • Ceramics and Pottery
  • Publishing
  • Sculpture
  • Studio Art
  • TV and Film
  • Theater
  • Art & Design Fundamentals
  • 3D Art / Design
  • Studio Art - AP
  • Ceramics
  • Theater - Intro
  • Theater: Tech
  • Band - Concert
  • Choir - Concert
  • Piano Keyboard
  • Jazz - Instrumental
  • Jazz - Vocal
  • Guitar
  • Choir - A Cappella

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics
  • Art
  • English Language and Composition
  • Statistics
  • United States History
  • United States Government and Politics


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Riflery
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Wrestling
  • Indoor Track
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Chess
  • Creative Writing
  • Diversity
  • Fencing
  • Film Production
  • French Language
  • Future Teachers
  • Games Club
  • Jazz Band
  • Key Club
  • Magic
  • Academy Singers
  • Math
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Role Play
  • Science
  • Flight School
  • Calligraphy
  • Chinese
  • Culinary Club
  • Dorm Council
  • Random Acts of Kindness
  • Skateboarding
  • Model United Nations
  • National Honor Society
  • Book Club
  • Rocket
  • Ping Pong
  • Robotics
  • Student Leadership Council
  • Tennis
  • Yearbook
  • Student Ambassadors

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American University, Brandeis University, Boston University, Brown University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Miami University, Northeastern University, New York University, Pace University, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University, Rochester Institute of Technology, Syracuse University, Savannah College of Art and Design, Tulane University, University of Washington, University of Vermont, University of Texas, University of Pittsburgh, University of Massachusetts, University of Maine, University of Illinois, University of California, University of Southern California, University of Wisconsin

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Closest International and Local Airports: Bangor International Airport (BGR), Portland International Jetport (PWR)
For Details Visit Website: Maine Central Institute

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