Milton, a school of Academic Excellence, provides a challenging and enriching academic environment for approximately 914 students. The campus houses 36 regular education classes, two special needs classes, and a variety of extra curricular clubs and programs. As the only school in Lafayette Parish servicing kindergarten through eighth grade, Milton Elementary Middle School is committed to providing an environment of academic excellence in which scholars can learn and grow.
Milton has been recognized as a model school by Louisiana State University's Positive Behavior System and has also earned the distinction of being one of Lafayette Parish School System's "four star" schools. It likewise was awarded a $99,000 technology grant that further implements Milton's drive toward cutting edge technology in every classroom. Milton utilizes wonderful educational resources, such as Renaissance Math and Accelerated Reading, at every grade level. These programs tailor instruction to each child's developmental needs and ability levels.
Students advancing to Middle School thrive in and educational environment offering French, computer literacy, advanced math, and the fine arts of band and choral instruction.
At the helm of Milton Elementary Middle School, is award winning principal Ms.Tia Trahan. This exceptional mother of three conducts Milton affairs with knowledge, experience, and wisdom acquired as a former LPSS Assistant Principal, Reading Facilitator, and Nationally Board Certified Educator. Ms. Trahan holds a B.A. in Elementary Education with a 1st through 8th Certification and a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership. She has served on numerous district and school committees and the excellence she has brought to the field of education has earned her the recognition of being a Louisiana Leaders Fellowship Recipient.
Also serving in adminstrative capacities are assistant principals Ms. Renee Langley Nunez and Mr. Alvin Lasseigne. Ms. Nunez holds two Master Degrees in the Field of Education. In addition to her leadership role at Milton Elementary, this talented mother of three serves as conductor of the Lafayette Community Strings Orchestra.
At the heart of Milton Elementary Middle School, is its outstanding office personnel. Ms. Tina Desormeaux, Ms. Lisa Hebert, Ms. Melissa, and Ms. Brandi Badeaux expertly handle all office and clerical responsibilities with the utmost professionalism. Their daily duties are conducted with a sincere concern for every child, parent, and faculty member. Their dependabilty, efficiency, and love have earned them the title of Milton's "Golden Girls".