we adore creekside! the community, teachers, children, and facility are awesome. what a great surprise. feeling lucky here in martin acres.
I have worker at Creekside for 12 years. I consider it to be my home away from home. The students and staff are like my family. Creekside is a beautifully diverse and vibrant school. There are few schools in Boulder such as this. This school reflects the real world in that there are people with differing abilities, languages, religions, race, and socio-economic levels. Creekside is a wonderful community!
My daughter has attended Creekside since kindergarten and is now in fifth grade. She has had *amazing* teachers all the way through, who have challenged her to improve on her weaknesses and build on her strengths. Also, Creekside has a very friendly, "community vibe" where everyone feels welcome and students with special needs, different languages etc. are totally included. And the class size...where else are you going to find 22 kids with 2 teachers or 16 kids with one teacher? Not even in a private school, that's for sure! I would recommend Creekside without hesitation.
Creekside Elementary is a school with a wonderful community feeling. There is a new principal this year and the school is thriving under strong and consistent leadership. Teachers at this school work endless hours to ensure each student is reaching his/her potential. The co-teaching model (2 full-time teachers in each classroom) means low class sizes and more individual attention for each child. The student body is diverse in a variety of ways, but we feel this only adds to the learning experience. Our student is meeting children from various backgrounds and this is a true reflection of the world, which is often difficult to find in Boulder.
bullying, lice, and poor leadership plague this school. poor adherence to special needs regulations is another problem. teachers are excellent but they are fighting against larger social issues of poverty and hunger
We love the international student base of Creekside, its heavy parent involvement, and the teachers and staff who give everything to the students. It's really a community feel; we are all vested in making the student's education and desire for learning a success.
Amazing staff and fantastic students - from all over the globe and all walks of life...a vibrant neighborhood school.
My son loved it there. I loved his kindergarten teacher and would have stayed if I could. The whole experience was better than I expected.
I couldn't be happier with this school. I have a child in kindergarten and a child in the Creekside Too preschool program. Both are absolutely thriving and love to go to school. I have not have a single transition issue with either of them. This is not our homeschool and it is our first year here, yet the day we started the office staff said hello to my son and me using both of our first names, it was remarkable. Both of my children have been treated and respected as individuals with individual needs. The teachers and specialist I have worked with have been amazing and I have the upmost respect for the pricipal who is in the halls on a regular basis saying hello to every child by name. This school was an answer to my prayers!
Both my children are attending the public preschool they offer. It is exceptional! My son has special needs and my daughter is a typical student and they are both thriving! Mary Hill is the teacher and has been teaching there for quite a while. I highly reccommend this preschool-plus-it's affordable.
A fantastic school. We have three children who have, or currently are, attending Creekside at Martin Park. My son is in the Talented and Gifted Program at the school, and his needs have been met extremely well. Because many students come from the University of Colorado Family Housing, there is a lot of diversity at this school. While this is a positive quality of the school in my opinion, the number of non-native English speakers who live in Family Housing and attend Creekside have negatively affected the school's rating on the CSAP scores. The teachers have been wonderful and the principal is truly amazing!
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