PROFICIENCY 82% 93% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #3 of 42 in Cary
  • Ranked #23 of 3223 in North Carolina
Proficiency Averages
43%North Carolina

Mills Park Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Wake County Schools" in Cary, NC. There are a total of 968 students and 56 teachers at Mills Park Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1.

Mills Park Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.0%, which is 93% higher than the North Carolina average.

Mills Park Elementary School location


Student/Teacher ratio18:1


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Mills Park Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Mills Park Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White n/a 49.1% 51.3% 51.1%
Black n/a 24.2% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian n/a 6.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 15.5% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.4% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 4.0% 3.7% 3.1%

Cary demographics profile

StatisticCaryNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,75821891
Median age38.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Speak English78%89%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%

Education level achieved in Cary

IndexCaryNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college84.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree71.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters27.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.9%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Mills Park Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.