The original purpose and mission of Milford Academy was to prepare students for entrance to Yale
University. The Academy provided a family-oriented atmosphere with a balanced educational and
athletic structure to prepare students for entry into higher education.
During recent years, Milford Academy has targeted its mission to respond to the needs of
undergraduate/postgraduate student athletes who require additional educational guidance
and/or athletic training. Our students typically represent a diversity of socio/economic
backgrounds. These students, in general, are gifted athletes who have the opportunity to
attain four-year athletic scholarships at major universities throughout the country. Over
the past five years the Milford Academy program has established a successful track record
in helping these student athletes meet their goal. In order to accomplish our mission,
Milford Academy provides a structured institution with published boarding school regulations,
and exercises reasonable discipline provided by concerned and caring role models. Classes
are small, enabling each teacher well-versed in his or her particular field to devote more
time to the individual student's scholastic needs.
One obvious measure of the success of a secondary school is the preparation of its students for
admission to higher education. Milford Academy graduates have been admitted to more than 150
different colleges and universities.
For the past three years, Milford Academy has sent 98% of its students on to colleges.
Perhaps more notably, more than two thirds (2/3) of these graduates received full four-year
scholarship offers !