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The Millcreek Township School District 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.

Education Today

Today, education takes place in state-of-the-art surroundings for approximately 6,500 students. There are:

  • 5 Elementary Schools
  • 3 Middle Schools
  • 1 Intermediate High School
  • 1 High School

In addition to classrooms, each school provides areas for community access, physical activities, library and science research, and the arts.

School Board

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:

  • Superintendent
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Chief Financial Officer 
  • Director of Human Resources 
  • Director of K-12 Education 
  • Director of Student Services 
  • Director of Engineering 
  • ELA and Social Studies 
  • Supervisor of Math & Science K-12 
  • Supervisor of IT
  • Coordinator of School Communications

Transportation Services

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
  • Hearing
  • 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 2023 graduation class totaled $6.9 million dollars.

Community Contributions

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:

  • Banks
  • Businesses
  • Colleges
  • Service Organizations
  • Retailers