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Timberlin Creek Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 953 students

 
 

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5 stars

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2011:
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Posted October 24, 2010

My Granddaughter is a first grader at Timberlin, and she absolutely loves her school and her teacher!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2010

the teachers are awesome, caring professionals with the children's best interests at heart.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2010

Great school, great principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 22, 2010

The teachers are incredibly committed to helping each student do his/her best. The principal and all the administration are involved with everything. You feel like you are part of a team and family to educate the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 22, 2010

I love Timberlin Creek because the teachers are top rate, the principal is involved and truly cares for the students, and the community is so connected.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 22, 2010

A wonderful school environment where people care about students and other teachers. It's a family atmosphere and a great place for teaching and learning.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 22, 2010

Because my great niece loves it and that is so important


Posted October 22, 2010

My daughter is new to the school this year and everyone has been so very helpful and she loves her new school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

Timberlin Creek is all about students! The administration, staff, and parents work hard to provide a safe, stimulating environment in which to learn. I am proud to say my children attend this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

Loving environment, HIGH expectations, parental support, happy kids!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 21, 2010

Everyone at Timberlin Creek goes above and beyond for our students!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 21, 2010

It's location, the teachers and the positive environment for my children
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

Great Teachers! Every time I visit the school I am amazed by their abilities to be very organized and structured. The principal runs a fantastic school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

Great teachers....And impressed by the teaching methodology and the care taken by the teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

It is a safe and positive environment where children are encouraged to strive for excellence. Teachers spend countless hours planning exciting and meaningful activities for children of all ages and ability levels. Parent are awesome volunteers and our community embraces our school as business partners. It is a true calaboration for the good of the children.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted October 21, 2010

In my opinion, for a public school, this is as good as it gets. The entire faculty is top notch, and together with the amazing support of many parents, it makes for a very high level learning environment for our kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

The administration, facility, technology, teachers, and parent envolvement .... ALL are equally awesome!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

Safety is a priority, would get five stars if school grade can come back up to an A.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

Timberlin Creek is a great school with a focus of lifelong learning in a caring and nurturing environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

Quality of teachers and environment overall
—Submitted by a parent


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.

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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.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 58% in 2014.

146 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
92%

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 57% in 2014.

147 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
86%

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
83%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2014.

146 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

145 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
90%

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
80%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2014.

145 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
61%

2013

 
 
95%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 56% in 2014.

169 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
80%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

169 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
82%

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 54% in 2014.

168 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
77%

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
78%
Scale: % level 3, 4, or 5

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, in grades 5 and 8 in science, and in grades 4, 8, and 10 in writing. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.

Source: Florida Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 81% in 2012.

169 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % scoring at or above level 3

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) to test students in grades 4, 8 and 10 in writing. The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills needed to progress through school. The FCAT writing exam is scored on a scale of 1 to 6. The state considers a score of 3 or above as meeting state standards.

Source: Florida Department of Education

  • In 2011-2012, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2010-2011, this school received a grade of "A".
  • In 2009-2010, this school received a grade of "B".
  • In 2008-2009, this school received a grade of "A".

About the tests


Florida uses School Grades to measure the overall performance of a school each year on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT). Each school is assigned a letter grade (A-F) based on three criteria: the overall performance on the FCAT, the percentage of eligible students who took the test, and whether or not students made progress in reading and math. The School Grades are calculated by adding points earned from each of the performance criteria listed above.

Source: Florida Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2013-2014 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
White 79%
Asian 9%
Hispanic 6%
Two or more races 3%
Black 2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34%N/AN/A
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Bachelor's degree 100%58%61%
Master's degree 0%N/A36%
Doctorate degree 0%1%1%
Other degree 0%N/A2%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Classes taught by non-highly qualified teachers 0%N/A5%
Source: FL Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

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