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K-6
Public charter
Santa Rosa, CA
Students enrolled: 574
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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1687 Yulupa Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95405

(707) 545-8640
(707) 545-6926
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November 03, 2014
When my husband and I moved here, three years ago, we found out about Spring Creek from our new landlord. Our son attended Spring Creek for Kindergarten and First Grade, and after trying a private school for the past two months, we will be returning to Spring Creek. I am a former public school teacher, and have taught in many different kinds of school settings. Spring Creek is not perfect...NO SCHOOL IS. But, here is what we love about it... 1. Small class sizes 2. Amazing teachers who work very hard 3. The garden program 4. Fine Arts (I can't believe the artwork they do!) 5. Computer Lab, Science Lab, and Library time 6. Diverse families and many opportunities to volunteer and get involved I could go on and on. I am extremely grateful for the office staff (Amy is wonderful), the teachers, and the principal, who have all been wonderful to my family. Thank you, Spring Creek Matanzas. We are excited to be back!

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August 04, 2014
My child was a student at Spring Creek for two years before I transferred to a different school. Although his teacher was great, there is so much about this school that is lacking. The school is in performance improvement and the academic expectations are low. I didn t realize just how low until my child switched schools. We had to scramble to catch up. There are a lot of social issues and the faculty doesn t really address them. A fair amount of bulling and exclusive behavior that is just put off to kids being kids. The principal is flakey and doesn t get back to parents. The after/aftercare program is a NIGHTMARE. I could write a book on my horrible experiences and the inappropriateness of the staff who are under paid, under motivated, and completely unengaged. My child used to cry in the morning at the thought of going to school. I know Spring Creek used to be a good school and with a strong leader who will raise the academic standards and set expectations it can be good again. Unfortunately, I couldn t wait around for it to happen.

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July 25, 2014
Matanzas is the best school any of my children have ever attended. It has the perfect blend of academics and arts and sports. The culture of the school is accepting, caring, and fun. That's right: my youngest looks forward to going to school every day.

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May 13, 2011
Mrs. Hamilton is my sons IEP teacher and she is outstanding. I love this school and their teachers. Mary Jo the School Admin is not only polite she cares about all the students. This School and my experience have been outstanding for all the childrens needs. Children not only learn general education but also learn how to grow plants, cultivating, nurturing and consuming. Excellent School in my Book. Great Principal and Teachers, also School Administrative Asst.

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May 03, 2011
So far I think that spring creek is a wonderful school. My child is in k and has a wonderful teacher. Mrs Davis is a great principal who gets to know the children, she is involved in the school and children. She is always walking around and is very approachable to parents and students. She has taken the time to help my child so much this year, and I am very happy with her as well as the school.

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I think Matanzas elementary school is the best school I have ever been to. Everyone is so nice and helpful. Everyone is friends with everyone! I love this school.

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August 18, 2006
My child loves this school.The teachers are so much fun.I ate lunch with my child and the lunch lady serving the food was so nice. I was very impressed.She was very funny and had a great smile.

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March 11, 2006
Nice little school. Staff and faculty are very nice. More concern about the kids. Many come from different backgrounds and havent been taught by parents well.

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June 16, 2005
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June 08, 2005
This is a wonderful school. My daughter attended for two years (5-6) and had a great experience.

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November 03, 2004
I love Matanzas Elementary School and I cannot imagine any other school in town would be a better fit for me and my family. Matanzas is a small school where everybody seems to know each other. We were new there this year and everyone seemed to notice us and go out of their way to make us feel welcome. The principle really cares and really gets to know the students, and not just the problem ones. The PTA helps to support programs that I thought no longer existed in public schools. The teachers and staff really care about our children and are interested in making school as fun as it is educational. There are schools in this town that people fight to get into. Matanzas Elementary is not one of them, but it should be.

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Spring Creek Matanzas Charter School
1687 Yulupa Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA  95405
(707) 545-8640
Last modified Spring Creek Matanzas Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Spring Creek Matanzas Charter School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top