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K-5
Public district
Milford, KS
Students enrolled: 74
 

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P.O. Box 76
Milford, KS 66514

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(785) 717-4170
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February 05, 2015
This school has so much potential; however, it needs to start with positive change--creative, fresh, and unbiased leadership and management at the school official level. The community should be openly invited or encouraged to express their issues and concerns and granted, have them properly addressed in a timely and positive manner. A culture of positive change, thinking and teamwork starts from above and should help improve the current or ongoing situation at this school.

- submitted by a community member

January 29, 2015
Milford is an amazing school. We have been so pleased with the staff there! the kids are put first

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
Milford is a wonderful small town school. The teachers and staff have developed personal relationships with their students. The principal is fantastic. She gets to know each of her students and families personally. She always tries to help the new, military, or out of district students feel welcome and at home.

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
I am very pleased with the learning experience my children have had at Milford Elementary. I love hearing the stories my kids come home with about how great their day was. They adore their teachers and their principal. The relationship this staff has with the students is spot on. Happy to be a Milford parent.

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
As a parent of two Milford Lakers I am extremely pleased with the learning environment at Milford Elementary. My husband and I had considered other schools when we were starting our children in school, but quickly chose Milford for several reasons. Milford Elementary is the type of school that you don't see anymore. Its small size and family atmosphere ensure that EVERY child is loved and supported educationally. The principal, teachers and staff work hard to help students develop character and make good choices. They have always been willing to work with me when I have brought concerns to their attention. All schools face challenges. Please visit the school and talk to the principal/teachers so you can see for yourself what a wonderful place it is for learning!

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
I do not have a child at Milford Elementary, but I have spent countless hours at this school over the last 15 years. I am a community member and I love to volunteer and visit the school. It is a fun, inviting, cheerful place to spend time. The teachers and staff are always approachable and thankful when I come to spend time with the students. I love Milford and I am grateful for this school and for a principal that allows me to be a part of her wonderful learning environment. I enjoy walking in the parades, attending the carnivals, and even clipping box tops for the fund raising!

- submitted by a community member

January 29, 2015
I absolutely love this school! The principal, teachers and staff are very friendly and caring. My daughter loves going to school and comes home happy everyday.

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
There will always be critics. I read the reviews as well as a million other people but never think to leave a review. Time to leave my review. There was some apprehension from me before my child started at Milford, and all I could hear was how amazing the principal is, and how great her staff is with the students. After nearly two years, my child has come along way and continuing to learn. Within those walls are an amazing group of people who decide to work with students day in and day out. If it wasn't for them and the positive attitudes, my child would be attending a different school.

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
I used to attend Milford elementary since kindergarten now I am in 7th grade and Milford is the best elementary school in my opinion. I am ADHD and the teachers Always had enough patience to deal with me even on my worst days.

- submitted by a community member

January 29, 2015
Milford Elementary would just be another school if it were not for the amazing principal and staff. The love, support and teaching for the students is awesome. The parents, kids and family are always welcomed and made feel as part of the family. The principal has brought to the school her uniqueness and no one else will be able to provide. We love the individual attention our kids receive during the teaching. It is wonderful to see parent involvement not only during activities but helping out too. As a parent, we understand it is up to us to insure our children are getting the best education. We are happy our children are at Milford Elementary and would not want them any where else.

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
I am a proud grandparent of a Milford Elementary student. I do a lot of photography for the many events that the school schedules almost all-year long. The students and community work together as a team in this quiet but lively small town. Discipline here is firm but fair. I remember going to this school as a child and the way it has involved itself with the town and surrounding area is very complimentary compared to when I was a child. The parents and staff are well informed and the students, for the most part, thrive to learn and grow and seem to work very well together. This is not just a community, it's a TEAM, thanks to the efforts of school staff and basic, fundamental family living. I am proud to be a part of the Laker community!

- submitted by a community member

January 28, 2015
I am a satisfied parent! At Milford, the atmosphere is caring; the teachers, staff, and principal all work together to be sure every child's individual needs are met. Dedicated leaders come together to create a welcoming environment where all the children are excited to learn and are valued. As a parent, I always feel welcome and encouraged to take part in my children's education. I appreciate that.

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2015
This school has good teachers however it is very much like a high school clique! When mistakes are made every effort is made to cover it up. The principal has not even the most basic leadership skills, she smiles and tells you everything you want to hear because she is fake and will then do what ever she wants. This school has great potential BUT needs to get a good leader to be the face of this school.

- submitted by a parent

January 28, 2015
I would disagree with the post about the principal! This is the BEST principal this school has had! If you dont agree you should have been here for the last one we had. Our children didnt want to go to school for fear the the "Drill Sergent" was going to be there. This Principal was promoted from a teacher and placed in this position without any training from the District and very little visits. If she is having any issues they should blame themselves. She has turned this school around 100% and made this school somewhere our children love to go and learn. She know's every kid and everyone knows that they can come to her about anything. I am a parent and now I want to be engaged with the school and the activities they do. We have a functiong PTO that has done GREAT things for the kids and the school. As far as her not being fair with teachers and sweeping things under the rug. Where do you live? every business in the United States does this. If you have such a heartache about this school go to JC and see how fast your child gets lost as just another child in that school.

- submitted by a parent

February 18, 2014
This school is awesome. The small class sizes allow for real individual attention. We love it!

- submitted by a parent

March 10, 2013
I have two children attending this school currently and I am thrilled at their progress. We have only been attending Milford since January 2012 and honestly I don't think I could find more caring teachers and staff. That along with the small class size, in my opinion, is the reason the kids attending this school flourish. The leadership at this school is top notch and the community is wonderful. If I had to do it all over again, I would pick Milford Elementary for my children each and every time.

- submitted by a parent

October 06, 2011
This school has strong leadership, great support staff, and amazing teachers. The students are happy and get along in a caring way. They are excited to learn and willing to help eachother. There is a closeness in this school that is missing in some of the larger schools. Another plus at Milford Elem is technology; the students are learning to use computers, at an astounding pace. I would highly recommend Milford Elementary for every student!

- submitted by a parent

October 05, 2011
Milford Elementary is a small school which creates a close relationship between the teachers, students and parents. The staff is very friendly and is eager to support your child in their education. I did have my children enrolled in a Junction City elementary school that was rated very high, and was very dissatisfied with the staff and the communication with parents.

- submitted by a parent

May 20, 2010
i attended Milford Elementary from second to fifth grade and i am now in high school. Iam currently an honor student at Wakefield HIgh. Milford Elementary is a great school if your looking for your kids to have a little one one with their teachers. the current principle of Milford Elemntary was my fourth grade teacher. i had the honor of being in her first class she tought. shes a great influence to the school and also a personal friend to my family. i would encourage you to take your kids there.

- submitted by a community member

March 01, 2010
Love this school. New leadership....Lots of changes. A poitive turn around. Great teachers. Love the teaching style they use in this school. What a difference with this amazing new leadership. Thank you.

- submitted by a parent

September 01, 2009
I love the teachers. They do an outstanding job with the combined classes. My child learned a lot. The staff is very helpfull and the kids love them. I strongly agree with the other parents that there is a very big problem with the leadership in this school. I find the leadership to be unprofessional. And again i want to point out that there a really wonderful caring teachers at this school. The problem is the administration.

- submitted by a parent
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September 01, 2009
Both of my children attended this school and we were very happy with the teachers, especially Mrs. Pfizenmaier. Unfortunately the administration was very unpredictable and very difficult to interact with. Attempts were made by multiple parents to address this issue at a higher level only to be ignored. I finally withdrew my children and I would not recommend this school until significant changes are made.

- submitted by a parent

August 31, 2009
Great teachers and staff except for administration. Real problems there. Student - teacher ratio is unbeatable! Not much to offer otherwise

- submitted by a parent

August 16, 2009
Unfortunately, the leadership of this school is to be desired. It is run by an assistant to the principal, and it does not appear as if the administration is interested in finding out why so many families choose to move their children out of the district or to another school within the district. It appears that the lack of faith in this school's leadership has resulted in enough families feeling a need to leave the school, that combined classrooms are now the only option to keep this school running.

- submitted by a parent

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Milford Elementary School
P.O. Box 76, Milford, KS  66514
(785) 717-4170
Last modified Milford Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Milford Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top