COMO YOU KNOW: Mill Creek Elementary School

Sunday, February 12, 2012 | 2:00 a.m. CST; updated 8:40 p.m. CDT, Friday, May 9, 2014

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Mill Creek Elementary is a Columbia public elementary school.  Located at 2200 W. Nifong Blvd., Mill Creek serves students between Forum Boulevard to the southwest edge of Route KK.


Year opened: 1988.

Address: 2200 W. Nifong Blvd.

Phone: 573-214-3280.

Principal: Mary Sue Gibson.

Assistant principal: Jacquie Ward.

Current enrollment: 844 for 2011-12 school year.


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Mill Creek teaches students from kindergarten through the fifth grade and has physical education programs, an on-staff nurse and child psychologist and on-staff speech instructors. Mill Creek also employs a teacherfor a “Primary Gifted” program that is “designed to challenge and stimulate student potential.” The school’s pledge is based around the principles of the “3 R’s”, being “respectful, responsible and resourceful." 

Links and sources

Mill Creek Elementary's website

Columbia Public Schools website

School report card data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website

Mill Creek celebrates fall with reading event

Mill Creek celebrates 20th anniversary, 2009 article

Mill Creek student wins national art contest, 2010 article

Mill Creek on 'needs improvement' list despite meeting MAP targets, 2008 article

Updated: Feb. 12, 2012

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