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