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 2 public high schools serving 1,612 students in Milford School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Connecticut.
Public High Schools in Milford School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Connecticut public high school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 55% statewide average).
Public High School in Milford School District have a Graduation Rate of 98%, which is more than the Connecticut average of 92%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Joseph A. Foran High School, with ≥99% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Connecticut or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the Connecticut public high school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
13 Schools
206 Schools
# Students
5,313 Students
167,318 Students
# Teachers
493 Teachers
13,376 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
0.66
# American Indian Students
4 Students
436 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
473 Students
7,987 Students
% Asian Students
9%
5%
# Hispanic Students
761 Students
45,928 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
27%
# Black Students
237 Students
24,327 Students
% Black Students
5%
15%
# White Students
3,630 Students
82,682 Students
% White Students
68%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
168 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
201 Students
5,790 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
223
281
# Students in K Grade:
364
581
# Students in 1st Grade:
368
606
# Students in 2nd Grade:
372
655
# Students in 3rd Grade:
357
653
# Students in 4th Grade:
390
622
# Students in 5th Grade:
383
606
# Students in 6th Grade:
416
1,758
# Students in 7th Grade:
414
2,059
# Students in 8th Grade:
414
2,129
# Students in 9th Grade:
431
43,353
# Students in 10th Grade:
400
39,293
# Students in 11th Grade:
383
37,292
# Students in 12th Grade:
398
37,430
# 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 High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Joseph A. Foran High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
80 Foran Dr.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3502
Grades: 9-12
| 786 students
Rank: #22.
Jonathan Law High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
20 Lansdale Ave.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3574
Grades: 9-12
| 826 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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