Milford Central Academy

  • Milford Central Academy serves 966 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Delaware state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Milford Central Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Milford Central Academy's student population of 966 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students966 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Milford Central Academy
Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Milford Central Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 205 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Milford Central Academy is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank#118 out of 205 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Milford Central Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Milford Central Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
19%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Milford Central Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
24%
30%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Milford Central Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
50%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Milford Central Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Milford Central Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Milford Central Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score0.660.69
This chart display the diversity score of Milford Central Academy and the public school average diversity score of Delaware by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Milford Central Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Milford Central Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Delaware by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMilford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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