Before parents choose to assess the quality of a school they should spend time in their child's classroom and get to know the teacher. They should also learn what it takes to become a teacher and the continued education it takes to maintain that position. I researched this school and discovered that because of the diversity of families they serve the teachers are some of the most highly qualified teachers in the city. The extra trainings and in-services they must attend augment their teaching methods and their ability to reach out to parents. Most go above and beyond teaching to the standardized tests, and they make their classrooms comfortable for students and welcoming to families. I feel very comfortable sending my children there because not only will they get a well-rounded education, they'll get an education in diversity, which will serve them well when they enter the real world.
I went to Creekside and now my 4 children have filtered thru with 3 still there. I love it there, the issues I have had are addressed accordingly and taken care of! Teachers are great!
All my children have been at Creekside and I have had some good experiences. You need to see that the neighborhood has alot to do with the diversity that is at Creekside. You are dealing with all types of personalities and attitudes.
This is the worst school that I have ever sent my kids to. We are selling our house just to get away from that school.
Not a good school to send your children. School may be unsafe and dangerous for some children. Poor academics. Principal and teachers teach to standardized tests only. School uses 'canned' lessons ('explicit direct instruction' from many years ago...it failed at that time and is failing again). I would avoid this school.
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