Milford School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,214 students in Milford School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Delaware.
Public Schools in Milford School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Delaware public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 53% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Milford School District are Ross (Lulu M.) Elementary School, Banneker (Benjamin) Elementary School and Mispillion Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Milford School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Delaware.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public school average of 58% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Milford School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
6 Schools
228 Schools
# Students
4,214 Students
137,663 Students
# Teachers
279 Teachers
9,785 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Milford School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 41 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (DE)
Overall District Rank
#17 out of 42 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Milford   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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 DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
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 DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Milford   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.70
# American Indian Students
14 Students
565 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
37 Students
5,893 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
924 Students
25,163 Students
% Hispanic Students
22%
18%
# Black Students
1,065 Students
41,420 Students
% Black Students
25%
30%
# White Students
1,985 Students
58,063 Students
% White Students
47%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
193 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
182 Students
6,366 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
69
1,965
# Students in K Grade:
346
9,383
# Students in 1st Grade:
327
9,762
# Students in 2nd Grade:
307
9,898
# Students in 3rd Grade:
308
10,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
348
10,320
# Students in 5th Grade:
340
10,576
# Students in 6th Grade:
335
10,835
# Students in 7th Grade:
381
11,036
# Students in 8th Grade:
331
10,876
# Students in 9th Grade:
316
11,943
# Students in 10th Grade:
314
11,078
# Students in 11th Grade:
259
10,110
# Students in 12th Grade:
233
9,695
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,538 is higher than the state median of $12,451. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,219 is less than the state median of $12,997. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue
$57 MM
$15 MM
This chart display total revenue of Milford   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$52 MM
$16 MM
This chart display total spending of Milford   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,538
$12,451
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Milford   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,219
$12,997
This chart display average spending per public school student in Milford   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in DE by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Milford School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ross (Lulu M.) Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
310 Lovers Lane
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1640
Grades: 1-5
| 652 students
Rank: #22.
Banneker (Benjamin) Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
449 North Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1630
Grades: 1-5
| 464 students
Rank: #33.
Mispillion Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
311 Lovers Lane
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-5800
Grades: 1-5
| 514 students
Rank: #44.
Milford Central Academy
Math: 40% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1021 N Walnut Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 430-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,047 students
Rank: #55.
Milford Senior High School
Math: 16% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1019 North Walnut Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1610
Grades: 9-12
| 1,122 students
Rank: n/an/a
8609 Third Street
Lincoln, DE 19960
(302) 422-1650
Grades: PK-K
| 415 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Milford School District
  • 906 Lakeview Avenue, Milford, DE, 19963-1799
  • (302) 422-1600
  • milfordschooldistrict.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,214 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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