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  • Milton Elementary School
  • 512 Federal Street, Milton
  • Cape Henlopen School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 579
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Mariner Middle School
  • 16391 Harbeson Rd., Milton
  • Cape Henlopen School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 552
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • H. O. Brittingham Elementary School
  • 400 Mulberry Street, Milton
  • Cape Henlopen School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 563
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

Milton school information

Average Test Scores50%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools319179,221
Total private schools112924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a207,963
The Milton, DE educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Milton public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 15% higher than than the Delaware average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Milton public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.6% have completed high school, 31.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Milton

Completed 8th grade85.5%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college57.1%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.8%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.3%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.7%1.3%

Milton, DE School Districts

Cape Henlopen School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Milton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Milton, DE schools is 50%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Milton, DE, an average of 85.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Milton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Milton, DE schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rehoboth Beach, DE1,11968%37%
Millsboro, DE4,12158%17%
Harrington, DE3,68855%12%
Lewes, DE2,95551%4%
Georgetown, DE6,91748%3%
Milton, DE2,75650%1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Moonachie, NJ2,75642%15%
Meadowood, PA2,75671%43%
Shadow Lake, WA2,75562%26%
Versailles, MO2,75745%9%
Dermott, AR2,75712%76%
Milton, DE2,75650%1%
Source: The Milton, DE education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.