Mill Creek Elementary School

2601 N Liberty St
Independence, MO 64050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Mill Creek Elementary School serves 281 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mill Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mill Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Mill Creek Elementary School's student population of 281 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
281 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Mill Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mill Creek Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#718 out of 2092 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
61%
69%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mill Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Mill Creek Elementary School is ranked #718 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Missouri.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend Mill Creek Elementary School?
281 students attend Mill Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Mill Creek Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hawaiian, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mill Creek Elementary School?
Mill Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mill Creek Elementary School offer ?
Mill Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Mill Creek Elementary School part of?
Mill Creek Elementary School is part of Independence 30 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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