Creekside High School

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
21
Grades
9-12
Students
1,635
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Biology I
7%
State avg: 38%
9th Grade Literature
13%
State avg: 39%
Coordinate Algebra
4%
State avg: 34%
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3/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
82%
State avg: 79%
Average SAT score
1143
State avg: 1407
Average ACT score
17
State avg: 20
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2/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

Depending on the school's test scores, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills but that the school is not contributing to student learning as much as other schools in the state.


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Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
86%
Hispanic
10%
White
2%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
354 :1
State avg: 536 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
24%
State avg: 6%
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21 Reviews
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Neighborhood
7405 Herndon Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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