Milford School District

70 West River Street
Milford, CT 06460
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Milford School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public elementary schools serving 3,701 students in Milford School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Connecticut.
Public Elementary Schools in Milford School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Connecticut public elementary school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public elementary school average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
13 Schools
775 Schools
# Students
5,313 Students
328,620 Students
# Teachers
493 Teachers
26,658 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Milford School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 92% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
#101 out of 198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Milford   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Milford   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
58%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Milford   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
93%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Milford   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.51
0.67
# American Indian Students
4 Students
850 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
473 Students
17,211 Students
% Asian Students
9%
5%
# Hispanic Students
761 Students
97,951 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
30%
# Black Students
237 Students
42,053 Students
% Black Students
5%
13%
# White Students
3,630 Students
154,838 Students
% White Students
68%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
331 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
201 Students
15,227 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
223
11,215
# Students in K Grade:
364
34,915
# Students in 1st Grade:
368
33,443
# Students in 2nd Grade:
372
35,447
# Students in 3rd Grade:
357
35,282
# Students in 4th Grade:
390
35,871
# Students in 5th Grade:
383
36,277
# Students in 6th Grade:
416
36,718
# Students in 7th Grade:
414
31,674
# Students in 8th Grade:
414
32,525
# Students in 9th Grade:
431
1,492
# Students in 10th Grade:
400
1,409
# Students in 11th Grade:
383
1,256
# Students in 12th Grade:
398
1,096
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $28,788 is higher than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $28,076 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$153 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of Milford   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$149 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of Milford   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$28,788
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Milford   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$28,076
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in Milford   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Milford School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Harborside Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
175 High St.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3523
Grades: 6-8
| 410 students
Rank: #22.
Meadowside School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
80 Seeman's Ln.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3555
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #33.
West Shore Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 67% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
70 Kay Ave.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3553
Grades: 6-8
| 419 students
Rank: #44.
J. F. Kennedy School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
404 West Ave.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3568
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #55.
Pumpkin Delight School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
27 Art St.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3531
Grades: PK-5
| 245 students
Rank: #6 - 96. - 9.
Calf Pen Meadow School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
395 Welch's Point Rd.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3521
Grades: K-5
| 251 students
Rank: #6 - 96. - 9.
Live Oaks School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
575 Merwin Ave.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3564
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #6 - 96. - 9.
Mathewson School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
466 West River St.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3527
Grades: K-5
| 327 students
Rank: #6 - 96. - 9.
Orange Avenue School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
260 Orange Ave.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3537
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #1010.
East Shore Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
240 Chapel St.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3559
Grades: 6-8
| 415 students
Rank: #1111.
Orchard Hills School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
185 Marino Dr.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3566
Grades: PK-5
| 343 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,313 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : 93% (Top 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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