Overview Milton, Massachusetts
Milton is a contemporary suburban community in eastern Massachusetts that prides itself on a rich historical heritage, tree-lined streets, and acres of protected open space. Milton is unique in that it has the most privately and publicly conserved land within 20 miles of Boston, giving the town a bucolic atmosphere in close proximity to the cultural and business opportunities in the Greater Boston area.
Milton residents have quick access to major highways such as Routes 128, Interstate 93 and Interstate 95. Residents can also access the Red Line into Boston via the Mattapan Trolley.
Total area: 13.28 square miles
Population: 25,855 (2004)
Households: 9,800 (2004)
Population per Square Mile: 1,999
The School System
The Milton Public Schools serves approximately 3,900 students in four elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. In addition Milton offers a developmental preschool, before and after school programs and summer school programs. All six of the district’s buildings have been rebuilt or updated to state-of-the-art facilities.