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About the School

Mission & Vision


We empower each other to lead by example in learning and life.

Our Vision:

A community where children develop the scholarship for academic achievement and the character to change the world.

The Academy for Leadership at Millcreek Elementary is a Title I and Leader in Me School 

About the School

Millcreek is a "Leader in Me" school, made up of a diverse community of learners. We are committed to developing the leadership abilities inherent in all children. Our primary program (K-2) emphasizes learning to read and our intermediate program (3-5) emphasizes reading to learn. Millcreek uses investigative and rigorous math and science curriculums that require higher-level thinking and writing skills.  

We are also committed to developing the expertise of the professional and para-professional staff members to result in a positive impact on student growth and achievement. Our strategic priorities are as follows:

  1. Student Achievement
  2. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging
  3. Highly Effective, Culturally Responsive Workforce
  4. Communication & Engagement
  5. Organizational Health & Effectiveness


Approximate enrollment: 481
Approximate class size: 24 students

Academic Programs

Reading, Math, Social Studies, Science, Health, Art, Physical Education, Music, Computer Lab, Chinese, and Library

Elective Programs

Band, Orchestra

Family Support

  • 21st Century Community Learning Center (Grow Academy)
  • Family Resource Center
  • Speech and Hearing services
  • Special Education services
  • Occupational & Physical Therapy services

Awards and Achievements

Millcreek's certified staff are continuous learners and participate in a myriad of professional development activities and seminars during the summer and school year. Additionally, many staff members are active in professional and community organizations.

Millcreek students have demonstrated their talents in various events, such as Fayette County Science Fair and the PTA Reflections Contest.. Former Millcreek students are listed in Who's Who Among America's High School Students, have become National Merit Scholars, and have been recipients of numerous awards and college scholarships.

The Millcreek PTA has a history of outstanding support and involvement in the school, having twice been named the outstanding PTA for the state of Kentucky. Funds raised by the PTA have been used for the purchase of educational materials, technology equipment and software, playground expansion equipment, and programs or activities for students.