• About Mill Creek

    Mill Creek Elementary sits on roughly 29 acres of land on Coward Mill Road in Northwest Knox County. Mill Creek Elementary is a 124,000-square-foot building that will have capacity for approximately 1,200 students.   Mill Creek Elementary will alleviate over-crowding from Hardin Valley Elementary, Karns Elementary and Ball Camp Elementary.  Due to unexpected construction delays, the school will open August 2023 as a K-2 school.  In August of 2024, the school will add 3rd-5th grades. Mill Creek Elementary has:

    • 56 classrooms
    • 3 teacher work areas
    • 2 special education classrooms and support spaces
    • 2 music rooms,
    • 2 art rooms
    • a library
    • a 6,700-square-foot gymnasium with a stage
    • an ICC-500 compliant storm shelter that will house approximately 1,320 occupants.