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Millcreek Jr High School

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Posted March 3, 2013

The principal is what makes the teachers and students dread to go to the school. She makes unintelligent rules and is not involved in anything. She is not what principal should be. Maybe a vice principal, but not the principal. The teachers here are excellent and the involvement of seminary is well appreciated. The students here are very smart and I believe Millcreek is a very smart and very high performance school.


Posted August 4, 2012

Very good, involved, accountable teachers. Good school spirit, great honor and AP program. It should offer a little more team sports but the academics are there so...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 10, 2011

This school lacks communication!! The teachers,and the Vice Principle treat the parents like they are beneath them instead of equals, I can only imagine how they treat our students.. What is the point of having online commutation if they never answer the parents concerns or emails? I am so glad my Son is in 9th grade and this is his last year there. Mueller Park Jr. high is a better school they actually care about the students and wan't them to succeed!!! I am sure the other Jr. high in this area are better then Millcreek too!! Very disappointed with the whole experience I should of pulled my kid out when he was in 7th grade.. live and learn my other 3 children will be attending a different Jr. high!!!
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Posted May 3, 2010

This is the best school in the area! The principal and teachers are always focused on the best for the kids. I have not seen any behavior issue or gang related, because I can see discipline and respect to each others. It's a very nice, clean and safety place to be. Congratulations to Mr. Tanner, he is doing and excellent job, and what about the teachers? They are just great!!
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Posted June 30, 2007

What an amazing school. I was so worried about my kids going to the junior high, but the teachers and administration have gone out of their way to make them feel welcome. This is a highly academic and well disciplined school. They have free math tutoring and other helps after school to help with my student's learning. My kids say that the 'kids treat each other nice and don't swear in the halls and stuff.' Mr. Tanner, the principal and Mr. King, my daughter's band teacher each sent my student a personalized birthday letter. Most of the teachers go above a beyond teaching.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Language Arts was 84% in 2013.

225 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

218 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
32%
Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

222 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

262 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

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n/a

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n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Language Arts

The state average for Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

229 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 56% in 2010.

2010

 
 
95%
Pre-Algebra

The state average for Pre-Algebra was 67% in 2010.

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Utah used the Utah Criterion-Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 2 through 11 in Language Arts, in grades 2 through 8 in Math, in grades 4 through 8 in Science and upon completion of certain courses in grades 8 through 11. The CRT is a standards-based testing program, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Utah. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Utah Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 86% 77%
Hispanic 6% 15%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Black 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • Jazz band

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245 East 1000 South
Bountiful, UT 84010
Phone: (801) 402-6200

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