Milford High School Campus has been ranked No. 6,764 in the nation among the 2023-2024 Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings evaluate
more than 17,600 schools at the national, state, and local level. The school was also ranked No. 211 in Illinois.
“Milford Area Public Schools instill a culture of grit and tenacity so that students become empowered, confident, and productive learners”, says Michele Lindenmeyer, Superintendent of Milford Area Public Schools #124. “Each day, we create an environment for kids to thrive by exploring new ways of thinking and viewing the world—ensuring that they become extraordinary citizens.”
The methodology focuses on six indicators of school quality: college readiness; breadth of curriculum; scores on state proficiency tests; performance in reading, math, and science; underserved student performance; and graduation rates.
“Having access to a strong high school program is paramount for students as they face an ever-changing world,” says Liana Loewus, managing editor of education at U.S. News. “Making data on our high schools available helps parents ensure their child is in the educational environment that best sets them up to thrive.”
When you’re dedicated to doing better, moving forward, and finding a way, the results present themselves through recognitions such as this. From small-town, agricultural roots grow extraordinary citizens. With an eye on the future, and a nod to our history, Milford High School is cultivating excellence from our small-town, agricultural roots. We are proud of our students’ accomplishments and the dedication of our community towards success for the next generations.