Milford Central Academy

Milford Central Academy serves 634 students in grades 8-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Milford Central Academy operates within the Milford School District.

Overview

The student population of 634 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-9
Total Students 634 students
Milford Central Academy Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Milford Central Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
Students by Grade Milford Central Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Milford Central Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Milford Central Academy American Indian (2011-2012)
Asian
1%
3%
Milford Central Academy Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
13%
13%
Milford Central Academy Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
26%
32%
Milford Central Academy Black (2011-2012)
White
53%
49%
Milford Central Academy White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Milford Central Academy Sch Ethnicity Milford Central Academy Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.65
Milford Central Academy Diversity Score (2011-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
52% 43%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3% 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Milford School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 4,079 1,164
Milford   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $13 MM
District Spending $56 MM $15 MM
Milford   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,038 $11,002
Milford   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,722 $12,421
Milford   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Milford Senior High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Milford Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Milford Milford Senior High School
    1019 North Walnut St
    Milford , DE , 19963
    (302)422-1610
    0  mi  |  830  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Milford Banneker (benjamin) Elementary School
    449 North St
    Milford , DE , 19963
    (302)422-1630
    0.8  mi  |  514  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Milford Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ross (lulu M.) Elementary School
    310 Lovers Ln
    Milford , DE , 19963
    (302)422-1640
    1.6  mi  |  559  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Milford Milford Middle School
    612 Lakeview Ave
    Milford , DE , 19963
    (302)422-1620
    1.7  mi  |  608  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Milford Milford Ilc
    Special Education School
    906 Lakeview Ave
    Milford , DE , 19963
    (302)422-1600
    Special Education School
    1.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Sussex County, DE public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.51, which is lower than the Delaware average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Sussex County is Montague School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Delaware or national school diversity statistics.