I love Cresthaven Elementary! My daughter had trouble adjusting to kindergarten and her teacher and the administrators have really worked with her and with us to be sure that she stays on track, gets the guidance she needs and learns. With all her trouble she still loves school and her teacher and I feel that the administration truly cares about her well being. I see how this school has been an "A" school for 10 years. That doesn't happen by chance, especially as a Title I school. It takes love and dedication and I would recommend Cresthaven to anyone hands down.
I love cresthaven elementary school open house day was soooo great..my son in kindergarten already like his teacher..hope a very good year for our kids.....
I am a teacher at this school and let me tell you how much I love it! I came from one of the lowest schools in the county last year, a Charter School, and it is clearly evident how this school stays an "A" school and at the top of Broward County year after year. There are some amazing teachers here and the administration runs a tight ship so no one falls through the cracks. It goes beyond that though; the office staff is unbelievably great and goes above and beyond. My classroom janitor puts my students' plants in my room as a courtesy every day. I love working here. Last year I came home upset a lot because I felt guilty about what my school was not doing for the students. This year I come home with the satisfaction of seeing my children progress because I have all the support in the world here by every single member of this fantastic cohesive school.
#A school, great teachers and staff.... Cresthaven Elementary is my family school, we love it here! it's out of boundary, but I appeal every new student entry (this is our school). I have six kids and all of them have attended this school, We would not have it any other way. Creathaven is Great!!!!!
As a teacher at Cresthaven, I can tell you first hand that our administration, faculty, staff, and students are top notch. Cresthaven has been an "A" rated school for 9 consecutive years, an achievement we are all very proud of. For the 2011-2012 school year Cresthaven scored in the 95th percentile for student achievement in Broward County. The teachers all work together cohesively to ensure a seamless education. It has been my pleasure working with the parents, students, teachers, and staff at Cresthaven. I plan on staying at this "hidden gem" of Pompano Beach as long as they will have me. You will not be disappointed should you choose Cresthaven for your child's educational future.
Cresthaven is a great school.. I now have two kids attending, my son had Mr. Clark when he entered kindergarden and he was a wonderful teacher. Ms. Epstein as well. So feel so lucky to that my daughter now has them both this year! The office staff also do a great job!!!!
I have a daughter that will be going into 5th grade this year & a daughter that starts kindergarten this year at Cresthaven. I think that this is a wonderful school....I have had my issues with some people there but you tend to get over it. My kids love this school and love going to school. I am sad to see who is not there (teachers/staff) anymore but I love to meet the new people coming in. This is a really good school to have your kids going to. I can't wait to see what the kids will be doing in their classes this year. :)
My daughter attended this school for Kindergarten and had Mr. Clark. I was so pleased with his involvement, he is a wonderful teacher! The PTA is great and all the staff that I had the pleasure to meet were wonderful as well. We moved out of the Cresthaven boundaries, so she will not be attending this year, but wanted to recommend this to anyone looking into this Elementary school.
i was a 5th grader at cresthaven elem. this school is so bad i dont recommend sending your kids here the princible is bad. the kids get into fights its such a bad school i couldent wait to get out of there.
Overall i am pleased with academics, My 2 boys always want to go to school. Its a good school for the neighborhood.
My daughter came to Cresthaven from Georgia. In Georgia I did not feel like they were not challenging her. My daughter was well ahead the other children in her class because she came into kindergarten knowing how to read. I thought that when I moved to Florida she would be challenged but she wasn't, she is able to finish her homework in a second because she had learned the material in preschool already (ex. letter, numbers, colors, etc.). I totally understand that that is regular kindergarten curriculum but I think that they should have given her a modified curriculum so that she could continue to progress. Months after me requesting that she be tested to see if she is gifted they finally gave her the test and she is gifted. But she is still not being challenged. So she is changing schools.
Cresthaven has been an A+ school for the past 6 years. The teachers and staff are exceptional and their only focus is the students well being.
Great School! I've transfered my twins in February 2007 from Eagles Nest Charter and that was the best move toward my kids education so far. The previous school did not teach them basic skills and asst. principal was rude. In Cresthaven Elementary teachers immediately recognized the problems my kids had, addressed them appropriately and one and half year later my twins are thriving and are above average. Overall the school scores very well on FCATs, five consecutive years it received A. Staff is caring and safety is well provided. I highly recommend Crestaven Elementary to all parents. Thank you.
The school is a very clean school. The staff seems to care about what happens to the student. My son now loves going to this school, having transferred from Georgia. He loves Science with Mr. Hall, who has even given his cell phone number to me if anything is needed after school hours. The administration is fine also. Great School overall.
My child has been going to Cresthaven since kindergarden and is now in first grade. She is doing very well in school and likes it there. I asked to hve her put into a certain teacher's class for second grade and the principal will not take my request. He says ' we don't take requests, it goes by thier reading level.' I think that if a parent requests a teacher before the end of the school year that the child should get that teacher before any other child from the outside gets in. I like cresthaven but I just don't like how most of the staff works there.
My son came from another school and went into Mrs. Moore's class. He came in scoring very low on his SAT's the year before. When he took the FCAT, he scored a level 4 in reading and math! Now he loves school! Mrs. Moore really cares about her students. Someone else said that teacher feedback was lacking. I disagree. I had the teacher's cell number. I was really impressed with Cresthaven. It seems like Cresthaven is a wonderful school. My son even got to do some really interesting projects and learned some neat things. The school really places an importance on safety. I definitly would tell someone to go here.
Each child deserves an equal education as well as equal opportunities and feedback/teacher involvement. That is sorely lacking here.
The teachers here are extremely caring and want the best for their students. I would like to see more parent involvement. I know the state puts a whole lot of pressure on the teachers through the FCAT and I wish there was no such thing! I am very happy and pleased with the care and teachings my children have gotten from this school and feel they are very lucky to have teachers that really care about their students learning and their overall well being! Thank you Cresthaven - continue to keep up the great work!
I've been very happy sending three of my boys to Cresthaven Elementary! The staff is caring and responsive, patient and dedicated. I have found that if the student wants to succeed, all the resources to do so are available here. The smart campus design lends to a safe feeling that promotes a family atmosphere. Media, music and outdoor physical activities round out the curriculum. I would recommend this school to anyone! My family has had success in reading and math competitions along with County Spelling Bee and Science Fair Awards. Special education is also available and a well-rounded student population helps fit the child for the real world. The principal is effective, yet compassionate and kind. Congratulations Cresthaven, you really have delivered a Koala-ty education!
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of Cresthaven Elementary School on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for Cresthaven Elementary School, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.