Welcome to MICDS.

More than ever, our nation needs responsible men and women who can meet the challenges of this world with confidence and embrace all its people with compassion. [Mission Excerpt]

A place to belong.

Founders' Court is one of many collaborative social spaces for students at MICDS.

A future launched

JK-12 alum Lindsey '07 connects her MICDS experience to her accomplishments of today.

Diversity is the essential ingredient of a better world.

Your future as a global citizen becomes stronger when new ideas, people, and opportunities are embraced and encouraged. Our International Expo is one way we celebrate the many cultures our students represent.

Unique classes, classmates, and experiences.

Nathan '17 measures seedlings in the biosystem at the greenhouse.

The path that's right for me

The ability to explore a wide variety of interests makes Middle School students like Brandon, thrive.

A true Middle School experience

Experiences tailored for transformation.

The Middle School provides a unique blend of coeducational and single-gender programs for grades 5-8, increasing individual confidence and promoting academic success. Our cross-disciplinary approach to instruction encourages students to make connections, see and experience real-world outcomes and explore extracurricular activities and hobbies beyond the books.

Limitless opportunities

Landis '21 presents her monologue for critique in drama class.

Sterling K. Brown headshot

"I never felt like I had to choose between being a theater geek, or a jock, or a politician."

Sterling K. Brown ’94
Emmy award-winning actor

Upper School, then the world

Uncover what drives you.

Our Upper School is devoted to fostering a love of learning for students who will gain the intellectual resources and creative skills necessary to meet the challenges of college and life beyond. Guided by a world-class faculty, our students are challenged to think critically, work creatively, and communicate effectively, discovering their individual strengths in the process.

Status quo, challenged.

Mrs. Bauman reviews sentence structure with a student in her 8th grade girls' English class.

Dreaming in Code

Taking risks and taking charge: exploring Leigh's experience with the Girls' Robotics Club.

Will it be hard? Yes. That's the point.

Amirah '18 solves a differential equation on glass whiteboards in the STEM building.

World-Class Faculty

Our teachers excel beyond the classroom.

  • 57/43: Percentage of female and male teachers, respectively
  • 157 total faculty and instructional support
  • 71% hold advanced degrees
  • 17: average number of years teaching

Every moment counts

Forming valuable relationships in the classroom helps Mr. Clarke fulfill his commitment to support each student's journey.


Our proud tradition in athletics nurtures teamwork, self-discipline, perseverance, and school spirit.

Changing lives, changing the world.

An amazing environment for learning.

The natural beauty of the 100-acre MICDS campus serves as a perfect backdrop for the School’s exceptional facilities, designed in support of delivering an excellent educational experience for all students.

A better world

A spark of interest in his 10th-grade science class led Tom '01 to pursue a life of discovery and innovation.

Your future awaits.