Maine Central Institute is an independent college preparatory day and boarding high school founded in 1866. MCI pledges to provide a rigorous, comprehensive educational program to a multicultural student body with a wide range of abilities and interests. In a safe and caring atmosphere, students will acquire knowledge, self-esteem, social responsibility, and the critical thinking and communication skills necessary for global citizenship and lifelong learning. A high level of rigor and expectation of excellence in all components of the school’s operation is critical, whether that be the academic program, the residential program, the co-curricular activities or the overall support system at the school. The people at MCI work diligently to focus on each student as an individual to ensure that every person grows academically, socially and physically and becomes a global citizen.
Maine Central Institute’s comprehensive English as a Second Language Program offers curriculum for students with limited experience speaking English.