Just southeast of Lake Forest School District DE is the area served by Milford School District DE. With a little over 4,000 students and an area that spans 229 square miles, the district provides quality education in multiple facilities. The district boasts one high school, Milford High School, one middle school, Milford Central Academy, three elementary schools (Lulu M. Ross, Mispillion, and Benjamin Banneker), and the Evelyn L. Morris Early Childhood Center.
Known as “the Gateway to Southern Delaware”, Milford is a city of rejuvenation, preservation of history, and community pride. Located only 20 miles south of Dover DE at the intersection of US 113 and Route 1, Milford DE is a humble town with around 9,500 residents. However, many people live outside of the city limits. A total of 20,000 people live within 5 miles of Milford. The city of Milford is the 6th largest in Delaware in terms of population, and, like other cities in central Delaware, close to major cities such as Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Milford is located in both Kent and Sussex Counties.
Those who purchase Milford real estate will be within close proximity to a magnificent historic downtown area, featuring an open green space which is meant to preserve the town’s waterfront. The river at the center of the town served as a shipbuilding yard for two centuries, which is part of the heritage that Milford residents are attempting to preserve through the revitalization of the downtown. Along the Victorian lamp post lined streets of downtown Milford you will find many historic buildings that house fine restaurants, specialty shops, art galleries, performance venues, and museums. There are regular farmer’s markets, events, and music festivals for residents to enjoy. The area served by the Milford School District DE is truly a family-oriented community with an abundance of amenities. To find homes for sale in within the Milford School District, use the real estate mapping tool below, or contact me today.