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Mill Creek Middle School

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Posted November 4, 2011

Mill Creek is a wonderful school. We looked at all the better schools in Calvert and St Mary's counties. The student population at Mill Creek is small enough to allow each student individual attention. (It has about 1/2 the total number of students compared to St Mary's Co middle schools.) Upbeat atmosphere. Kids come from all walks of life. Some amazing families especially those involved in PTSA activities. Friendly office staff. Professional teachers --including a couple of super-stars. Low stress environment. Kids are free to be themselves. Not much of the fancy teen apparel --thank goodness. New principal is young, inspiring and willing to make the right decision rather than the convenient. School is a gem. Highly recommend it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2010

My daughter attended this school in 8th grade. It was our first experience with public school and its system. Overall our experience was very good and I feel blessed that we had an awesome transition from a private christian school to public. I had a couple of run-ins with the prinicpal. That whole initial experience gave me a very negative impression of him at the beginning of the year and to be honest his ability to lead, communicate to the children or adults didn't impress me by the end of the school year. The teachers were awesome and the curriculum and programs were well planned and executed. I was impressed with the school as a whole and would recommend it. Ms. Clark Parent 2007-2008 school year
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Posted February 14, 2007

It's an exceptionally good school, but the enforcement of the dress code is very odd. the education students receive at this school is very high-quality and the teachers are very supportive. Also, moving on to Patuxent High School and into Spanish III, I realized the quality of my foreign language education was superior. So all-in-all, MCMS should be your #1 choice.
—Submitted by a former student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

178 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 84% in 2013.

177 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

158 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
75%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 71% in 2013.

194 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Maryland used the Maryland School Assessment (MSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The MSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Maryland. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Maryland State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 42%
Black 18% 35%
Two or more races 4% 4%
Hispanic 3% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 32%N/A42%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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12200 Southern Connector Blvd
Lusby, MD 20657
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