The Millcreek Township School District is a school district that is proud of its long and rich heritage beginning in 1805 in a one-room school house where a well paid teacher might earn $15 a month and the school term was from November to March.
Today, education takes place in state-of-the-art surroundings for approximately 7,500 students. There are:
- 7 Elementary Schools
- 3 Middle Schools
- 1 Intermediate High School
- 1 High School
- 1 Alternative High School
In addition to classrooms, each school provides areas for community access, physical activities, library and science research, and the arts.
A nine-member school board elected to four-year terms governs the school district. All administrative personnel and principals hold full-time positions.The central office staff are directed by a:
- Business Manager
- Supervisor of Curriculum
- Supervisor of Personnel and Improvement
- Supervisor of Special Education
Transportation is contracted through First Student Transportation Services.
Educational Assistance Programs
The district provides programs for those needing assistance in the areas of:
- Autistic Needs
- Emotional Support
- Instructional Support
- Life Skills
- Physical Support
- Speech and Language
There are also student assistance programs for students at risk. Students in grades K-12 can participate in a School-wide Enrichment Program, and those at the 6-12 grade levels attend honors classes.
Sports & Extracurricular Activities
There are several extracurricular activities and sports offered at the middle school level. The high schools offer varsity sports, junior varsity sports and freshman programs in addition to over 50 clubs and activities.
Awards & Scholarships
Commencement awards and scholarships offered to the 2000 graduation class totaled $5,352,675.
Millcreek Schools both involve and contribute to the community. Over 300 individuals sit on the district’s advisory councils. Many more people volunteer time and effort in the classroom. The high school offers adult education classes in academic subjects, computer training, life skills, and hobbies. The school district has developed partnerships with over 30 local and national organizations including:
- Service Organizations