These highly rated Fulton County School System serve children from homes in Milton. There are also several private schools in the area.
Crabapple Crossing – Grades PK – 5th
Crabapple Crossing Elementary is a suburban public school in the fast-growing area of North Fulton County. CCES currently serves approximately 790 students in grades K through 5th. Crabapple Crossing is distinguished by a significant level of community and parental involvement, a stable and experienced teaching staff, technology leadership, and a strong commitment to the cultural arts. CCES students have had the experience of storytellers, folk musicians, Native American art and culture, writing workshops taught by professional authors, exploration of science and language arts topics through puppetry arts, and performance in school musicals – to supplement the school curriculum.
Northwestern – Grades 6th – 8th
Located in the historic Crabapple community in the northwestern corner of Fulton County, Northwestern Middle School (NMS) was established in 1996. It was named for Northwestern Elementary School, which served area students from 1933 until its closing in 1992. The newest Northwestern opened with a sense of tradition as well as a vision toward the future. The school serves sixth, seventh, and eighth graders who live in the communities of Roswell, Alpharetta, and Milton. The school was designed for a capacity of 1325 and it opened with 1282 students. Northwestern now has a student body of approximately 1340.
Milton High School – Grades 9-12th
Start Class evaluated 2,551 schools in Georgia on several factors including college entrance exam scores, state assessment scores, and class size to determine a Smart Rating for each. Milton High School receives a rating of 93, which is significantly higher than the average rating of 61 for high schools in Georgia. Today, Milton High School teaches grades 9-12 and started the 2008-09 school with 2,314 students. Enrollment grew to over 2600 students for the fall of 2010. Milton high school was ranked #6 in Georgia by U.S. News & World Report.