Mill Creek Elementary School

13951 W 79th St
Lenexa, KS 66215
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Mill Creek Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Mill Creek Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 484 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Mill Creek Elementary School's student population of 484 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Mill Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (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 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#82 out of 1264 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
21%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
75%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
10%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mill Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Mill Creek Elementary School is ranked #82 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Mill Creek Elementary School often compared to?
Mill Creek Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Rising Star Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Mill Creek Elementary School?
484 students attend Mill Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Mill Creek Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mill Creek Elementary School?
Mill Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Mill Creek Elementary School offer ?
Mill Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Mill Creek Elementary School part of?
Mill Creek Elementary School is part of Shawnee Mission Pub Sch School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 484 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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