Mill Creek Elementary School

13951 W 79th St
Lenexa, KS 66215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Mill Creek Elementary School serves 431 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mill Creek Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Mill Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Mill Creek Elementary School's student population of 431 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2003)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Mill Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mill Creek Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#37 out of 1265 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
82%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.320.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShawnee Mission Pub School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mill Creek Elementary School is Shawnee Mission Northwest High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Trailridge Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rising Star Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lenexa Rising Star Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 571 students
    0.9 miles
    8600 Candlelight
    Lenexa, KS 66215
    (913) 993-4500
    0.9 PK-6 571
  • Lenexa Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 405 students
    1.2 miles
    15600 W 83rd St
    Lenexa, KS 66219
    (913) 993-3500
    1.2 PK-6 405
  • Shawnee Trailridge Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 779 students
    1.3 miles
    7500 Quivira Rd
    Shawnee, KS 66216
    (913) 993-1000
    1.3 7-8 779
  • Shawnee Rhein Benninghoven Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 524 students
    1.7 miles
    6720 Caenen
    Shawnee, KS 66216
    (913) 993-1900
    1.7 PK-6 524
  • Overland Park Shawanoe Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 512 students
    1.7 miles
    11230 W 75th
    Overland Park, KS 66214
    (913) 993-5100
    1.7 PK-6 512

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