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3800 Washington Ave
Baltimore, MD 21207

(410) 887-0660
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June 10, 2014
Milford Mill Academy is not one of the greatest school out there. The students tend to lose their focus in school. The teens vandalize the property, leave urine on the floor and is never clean up, the school goes year round without soap. Nearly all the student have a bad mouth (foul language). There is barely motivation to do well (unless your in a AP,GT). Also, school is suppose to be a place of comfort,learning,and enjoyment. Here at Milford, i feel isolated, I don't feel my place (spot), I barely discovered who I'm and what I like. I've been here for 2yr, everyday it's like waking up with regrets. When we're given finals and test, students barely pass b/c we were never taught. I feel my level of knowledge is below avg. I don't feel like I'm REALLY learning. this school is a predominant black, no interacting with different race. Many students complain about the school, people I know & don't know! they don't really promote their other activities (Sports-mainly focus on basketball and football). Overall, Milford not for everyone and that everyone I guess is me as well as a couple people. It takes one to know one.

- submitted by a student
May 28, 2014
Dangerous, dirty and disrespectful. Do not send your child there. It is a very unsafe environment, where students are warehoused, not taught. DO NOT LET YOUR KIDS GO THERE!

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2014
My school has a lot of character. The students provided a great deal of variety in the skill levels, both academically and athletically.

- submitted by a teacher
April 22, 2014
Improving their approach to new programs and seeing that we are here for the students

- submitted by a teacher
April 21, 2014
I think this would be a great school, think they should implement uniforms, I think this would help

- submitted by a teacher
April 21, 2014
Milford Mill Academy is a good place to work. There is a certain academic buzz throughout the classrooms and hallways that students have genuinely bought into. There has been great buy in from the staff and that has translated to high expectations for students. There are a lot of wonderful, gifted students that push themselves academically on a daily basis.

- submitted by a teacher
April 11, 2014
Milford Mill Academy has grown leaps and bounds over the years. The staff is dedicated and we have a fantastic administration. I believe with certainty that we have the best principal in Baltimore County. Most importantly, the students are wonderful. Sure, Milford Mill just like any school in the nation has those few students who like to walk the line but you will find that anywhere. The majority of the student population is awesome! Milford Mill is a family and we have the most school pride at BCPS. It is hard to describe but you know when you work or go to school here the type of pride that exists.

- submitted by a teacher
April 10, 2014
MMA is the best school in Baltimore County. We have the best teachers, the best students, and the best administrative team. We all work together like a well oiled machine. You can't beat Miller pride because there is no one else that can match us. Go Millers.

- submitted by a community member
April 07, 2014
Milford is a good school. people say milford is horrible but it;'s nioot as bad a school as people say.

- submitted by a student
April 07, 2014
My school is OK. Its not the worst and its not the best. But its fine for me.

- submitted by a student
April 07, 2014
Milford Mill Academy is a great school depending on what you are here to accomplish. My principal has stepped up and has made a tremendous change in this school. i actually enjoy coming to Milford especially since my health science magnet is so fun. my health science teacher Ms.Roberts is one of the best teachers at Milford she actually cares. i think that Milford has made tremendous steps to becoming a good school even though some of the set backs that we have had.

- submitted by a student
April 07, 2014
Milford Mill has been known to have a bad reputation, but attending this school over the years has shown me that that reputation it had before is long gone. Not only does Milford promote AP classes, but the faculty and staff promote that Smart is the new cool which is really encouraging to students that think being smart is lame. Milford has changed for the better and continues to change for the better.

- submitted by a student
April 04, 2014
What i like about this school is that you can communicate with your teachers and you get along with all your teachers. I Also like that they are promoting Ap students and motivating them to do better.

- submitted by a student
April 04, 2014
My school is a school that pushes a person to do better. We have recently had a few remarkable achievements. For example- The band accepted ino the state festival, the girls basket ball team winning state championships, a great talent show last week and an excellent fashion show the week before. This school pushes excellence.

- submitted by a student
April 04, 2014
A good thing about my school is that it offers a variety of programs. Milford Mill Academy has also made major improvements which shows the effort everyone is making to make Milford a better learning environment. One thing that could be improved upon is the organization of the guidance counselors.

- submitted by a student
April 04, 2014
Milford Mill Academy has improved since the early 2000s. All schools have bad students and we have those. I have been attending milford for the last 3 years. The amount of fights have decreased but, there will always be social network and people who uses it. My first two years i have seen a change in this school. Since Harden became our principle, we have more color and art in the halls. I am a Milford Mill Academy student, I am an AP and Honor roll student. We have so many thinks that have improved but, all schools have thinks to work on. Milford Mill is working on the bad things; thinks have to get bad before they can good. We just need a chance to improve again. We are having a crisis right now because a few bad seeds but, it will get better.

- submitted by a student
April 04, 2014
its ok getting better things change and its changing for the better teachers need to be evaluated more becaus esome of them are rude and disrespectful but as a unit its getting better.

- submitted by a student
April 03, 2014
My school is full of Miller Pride! I love how we support each other for the benefit of our students.

- submitted by a teacher
February 13, 2014
My school is getting better and better each day. There are lots of great things happening at Milford that people never hear about.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
Milford Mill Academy is one of the best high schools on the Northwest side of the Baltimore County School District. It has an amazing IB program, an excellent Magnet program that will be adding Dance, great sports teams that usually finish first in their divisions, i.e. Varsity Boys Basketball and Wrestling, as well as a world renowned Choir that has traveled as fas as London. To add we have an awesome administrative team and dedicated teachers. I am proud to teach at Milford which is why I've been here for 13 years.

- submitted by a teacher
November 06, 2011
I have child that attends Milford Mill Academy and for what I have seen is that it is a great school, with great programs and energetic kids who all aspire for the most out of life. The staff does all that they do with public funds and the contributions of the parents.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2010
This is perhaps one of the worst schools in the county. Students are not only bad, but extremely nasty. They have zero respect for their peers or the faculty. Stay as far away from as possible.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 04, 2010
millford is a graet school school i get along with most of my teachers.

- submitted by a student
February 15, 2010
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- submitted by a student
September 29, 2009
milford is fun sometime;but some of the teacher dont care but it is a good school and get you ready for college and the world..

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August 05, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2009
Milford mill is not a bad school! as a senoir im highly abset at all the negitivety aimed at my school. Education is what you make it that goes for anyschool anywhere! the teachers do care about us & do put in the time & effort to help us learn. People are going by test scores & summing us up and its not fair, those student who dont care are the outliers that are holding us back. If you want to learn, do the work. At the same time we dont recieve alot of funding, so most of the things we have we raised money for with hardwork!!! & if your interested in sports here, the boys varsity basketball team are county champs along with jv wrestling team. We dominate track everywhere & have 1 of the best football programs in the state, we went to the county championchip this year

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December 31, 2008
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March 03, 2008
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- submitted by a student
August 22, 2007
Milford Mill Academy is well not one of the best school in Baltimore County, but for learning there you can't get no better. I have attended Owings Mills and found that even at Milford, with the a low budget and probably not as much resources as OMHS, there is a better opportunity of succeeding and achieving any goal. I was also in the Marine Corp JROTC and GySgt Reid was one of the best instructors anyone could have. Overall this school is probably one school I would like to remember and hope that the parents/guardians would see pass those that give it a bad name and actually begin to care for that school, because it really needs the support of the parents, guardians and the community as a whole.

- submitted by a student
June 06, 2007
I recently graduated from Milford (c/o 2005) and I have to honestly say that a school what you make of it. Although Milford is not one of the best school there is out there as far as funding and student/parent participation, if you choose to learn you will. Maybe I was fortunate enough to have teachers who cared or maybe I cared enough about myself and my self worth to do what I needed to do, but I learned a lot at that school. For students who run the halls or spend the school day outside that's on them and test scores will be low because of their choices but I didn't make those choices and I did quite well for myself. So to say Milford is a horrible school is not true. It is what you make it out to be for you.

- submitted by a former student
April 30, 2007
MMA has made strides in discipline, but there needs to be a bigger push for academic excellence. Teachers just give grades. My son told me he had a 75 average and the English teacher gave him a B. The last time I checked, a 75 was a mid C. His friend a senior who's been there longer told me that teachers will pass students just to move them on. MMA needs to help our children earn their grades so that they will be truly successful in the real world by challenging them to their full potential. Let's teach them how to fish instead of giving them fish to eat or we'll find ourselves feeding them for the rest of their natural lives.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2007
Milford Mill Academy is not a terrible school. Parents should stop critizing Milford and support Milford in it's efforts to become a better school. Milford Mill may not be the greatest school in Baltimore County but it has improved. Since Principal Gibson has taken over Milford has changed and the students are excelling. Stop pushing the blame and take responsibility.

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March 01, 2007
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- submitted by a student
December 14, 2006
Milford Mill is one of the worst high schools in Baltimore County. The problems start at the top. It's a sad state of affairs when the teachers and top administrators at the school don't care. Yet they expect the kids to learn.

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November 11, 2006
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November 11, 2006
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October 13, 2006
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- submitted by a student
April 13, 2006
I'm a graduate of Milford c/o 2004 and I am ashamed to have even graduated from such a poor school. The school wass terribly disorganized, no one cared, and the students ran wild. Fortunately, I was able to leave and go on to a top HBCU but the level of preparedness I felt upon beginning college was low. I would encourage parents to seek other options for school other than Milford. The children definitely deserve a better education than what they will receive at MMA.

- submitted by a former student
January 26, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
no rating July 08, 2005
I am a former student at milford mill academy (c/o 2000). MMA is a good school for those who want to learn. The opportunity is there for any student to learn and any teacher to teach. The school offers everything from magnet classes, sports programs, JROTC,and many other courses. Parents are going to have to encourage thier children, participate with them. When i was a student at milford parent participation was at an high, even to the point where parents were substitute teachers. Encourage and motivate the school make people want to be apart of MMA. I can say that Milford And the JROTC program helped me with my career choice, and i know it has the potential to help others.

- submitted by a former student
March 08, 2005
Milford Mill Academy is like any other school in Baltimore County - overpopulated and underfunded. There are children who want to learn and teachers who care. Then there are the children who do not care, disrupt classes and teachers who are at their wits end as what to do. The teachers are not babysitters, they are supposed to be teaching 'young adults'. More emphasis needs to be taken on accountability for actions taken by the students (and staff, if necessary). If a disruptive student does not want to be at school and refuses to learn, suspend or expell them and let the children who want an education get a better one. An education at Milford Mill Academy is free, college is not. Let's give our children the best opportunity now. What they do now will shape their future. Signed: A Concerned Parent

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2005
I have been a teacher at Milford Mill Academy for 3 years. When I read the reviews about the school on this site, I was very upset. Many people want to focus on only the negative aspects of the school and not give the positive ones. Every school has its advantages and disadvantages. Disadvantages: MMA is overly populated which correlates with low academic scores. A lot of students have a 'oh, woe is me--I will fail anyway' type of attitude which is keeping them in bondage. How will anyone succeed if they are not patient with themselves and keep blaming others for their own errors? Advantages: There ARE teachers who care. If they didn't, they would just give students the book and make them work out of it. Also, there wouldn't be any extracurricular activities, assemblies OR field trips! Teachers cannot do this alone--we need participation from everyone: students AND parents.

- submitted by a teacher
October 23, 2004
I'm a former student at Milford Mill class of 2003. Milford Mill and other schools in this particular area of Baltimore county are terrible. I suggest either moving to another area or a private school. The school has a good magnet program but there are no real benefits from participating. Internships are promised but never fulfilled. Teachers are ok but very young and un-prepared. Fights are frequent and can become chaotic at events such as pep-rallys. The scool office is very unorganized important things such as records or grades tend to get lost. I have not be under the new principal but in the past the school was terribly mis-managed. The hallways are constantly over crowded and disruptive. Lunch time tends to get out of hand. There is no control in the classrooms which makes it harder for students to learn. Over all Its one of the worst in the county.

- submitted by a former student
October 22, 2004
I graduated from Milford Mill Academy in 2003. If I could have had the benefit of going to private school or another school I would have jumped at the chance. The school is un-organized ( Always Keep copies), and very un-professional. Teachers seem to care about which kid is dating who as oppose too teaching there lessons. Although the magnet program is nice all they don't provide any value on ones education.All you will get from it is a pat on the back and certificate come graduation day. The school was horribly managed when I was there. Fights break out every other day and Test scores are far from improving. Kids are very un-prepared for higher education upon graduation. Bottom Line schools in this area of baltimore county are not good I suggest moving somewhere else or Private Education. -Shauna c/o 03

- submitted by a former student
September 17, 2004
Milford Mill Academy is the best school I have ever attended. I choose to go to Milford over my home school, one of the best schools in the nation, Catonsville High. I do agree with the people who say there are kids all over the hall and outside of the school because in the year of 2003-2004 I spent about 5 hours of school time in the hallway and outside of the school during school hours but the school is making some positive and negative changes, but the year 2007 I believe Milford Mill will be up to county standards.

- submitted by a student
July 12, 2004
I graduated from Milford in 2000 and I would have to back up the parent's reviews in saying that kids were all over the hallways and running in and out of school. I should know, I was one of those kids! Needless to say, it could use some major improvements. Hopefully that will happen soon. I do have to say that the magnet program is far beyond excellent! I graduated from the Information Technology program and it is the best program I have ever experienced. Thanks to Mrs. Birt for her guidance!! ANW

- submitted by a former student
June 10, 2004
As a parent of a Milford Mill student I have to say that Milford Mill Academy is one of the worst school in Baltimore County. Milford Mill's principle (Mr. Gibson) has done a terrible job at selecting the teachers to educate their fellow students. In my opinoion the Baltimore county school system is not doing it's job when it comes to teaching. When many of the students have to report a teacher to people in charge of making sure the students(as well as parents) are satisfied with proggress, the Baltimore County School system is in fact not doing it's job.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2004
Milford is horrible I see students leaving and coming when they want always in the hallways at all hours of the school day.Children are woried about their saftey in school.The parents arn't really involved in the school.Lately alot of things has been happining at Milford Like the multiple fires that was set and around the school andthe pepper spray That was sprayed throughout the school really had the kids woried.I would not recomend any kids to go to milford That school really is nothing but an accident waiting to happen.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2004
Milford Mill is a school with potential. At the time of my graduation in 2002, Milford had good teachers, good courses,poor student gov't, poor parent involvement and poor leadership. Their Marine Corps JROTC program was one of the best in the state and many of my classmates including myself went of to college and are still in college, a way from home. There's now new leadership, I would say the school is going through a reconstruction phase.

- submitted by a former student
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Milford Mill Academy
3800 Washington Ave, Baltimore, MD  21207
(410) 887-0660
Last modified Milford Mill Academy is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Milford Mill Academy Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 50 reviews. Top