Mills River Elementary School

  • Mills River Elementary School serves 539 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 77% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mills River Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Mills River Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Mills River Elementary School's student population of 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students539 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Mills River Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mills River Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mills River Elementary School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
84%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mills River Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.280.46
This chart display the diversity score of Mills River Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mills River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenderson County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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