• District Mission Statement: Lawrence USD 497 is a learning community committed to ensuring educational equity and excellence so that students of all races and backgrounds achieve at high levels and graduate prepared for success in college, careers, and life in a diverse and rapidly changing world.

    Billy Mills Mission Statement: At Billy Mills Middle School, our mission is to foster a learning environment that is safe and inclusive, where positive relationships are cultivated, and academic excellence flourishes. We are dedicated to empowering our students with the knowledge and skills essential for character development, enabling them to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally.