Milford School District

906 Lakeview Avenue
Milford, DE 19963-1799
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,325 students in Milford School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Delaware.
Public Schools in Milford School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Delaware public school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Delaware public school average of 58% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (DE)
# Schools
6 Schools
231 Schools
# Students
4,325 Students
139,935 Students
# Teachers
290 Teachers
9,975 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Milford School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 42 school districts in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (DE)
#26 out of 42 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Milford   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
22%
29%
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 2021-22 school year data.
34%
42%
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 2021-22 school year data.
80%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Milford   School District and public school graduation rate of DE by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.67
0.70
# American Indian Students
10 Students
584 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
43 Students
5,934 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
989 Students
25,819 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
19%
# Black Students
1,095 Students
42,333 Students
% Black Students
25%
30%
# White Students
2,010 Students
58,238 Students
% White Students
47%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
216 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
174 Students
6,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
55
2,040
# Students in K Grade:
362
9,957
# Students in 1st Grade:
355
9,796
# Students in 2nd Grade:
316
9,946
# Students in 3rd Grade:
321
10,114
# Students in 4th Grade:
307
10,320
# Students in 5th Grade:
349
10,636
# Students in 6th Grade:
345
10,763
# Students in 7th Grade:
355
11,037
# Students in 8th Grade:
387
11,267
# Students in 9th Grade:
342
13,196
# Students in 10th Grade:
329
11,035
# Students in 11th Grade:
283
10,137
# Students in 12th Grade:
219
9,691
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,145 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,598. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,532 is less than the state median of $18,652. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (DE)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$66 MM
$2,882 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$59 MM
$2,610 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$15,145
$20,598
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 DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$13,532
$18,652
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 DE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Milford School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ross (Lulu M.) Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
310 Lovers Lane
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1640
Grades: 1-5
| 637 students
Rank: #22.
Mispillion Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
311 Lovers Lane
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 424-5800
Grades: 1-5
| 523 students
Rank: #33.
Milford Senior High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1019 North Walnut Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1610
Grades: 9-12
| 1,173 students
Rank: #44.
Banneker (Benjamin) Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
449 North Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 422-1630
Grades: 1-5
| 488 students
Rank: #55.
Milford Central Academy
(Math: 17% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1021 N Walnut Street
Milford, DE 19963
(302) 430-7900
Grades: 6-8
| 1,087 students
Rank: n/an/a
8609 Third Street
Lincoln, DE 19960
(302) 422-1650
Grades: PK-K
| 417 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Milford School District?
Milford School District manages 6 public schools serving 4,325 students.
What is the rank of Milford School District?
Milford School District is ranked #25 out of 42 school districts in Delaware (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Milford School District?
47% of Milford School District students are White, 25% of students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Milford School District?
Milford School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the Delaware state average of 14:1.
What is Milford School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,532 is less than the state median of $18,652. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,325 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : 80% (Btm 50% in DE)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), DE Dept. of Education

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