I have been a student at this school for 3 years now. I can honestly say that I have never met better teachers. The teachers here care about students' performances and really push us to be the best we can possibly be. I look forward to going to school everyday.
The teachers are wonderful and really get us(the students) involved. The teachers I've had care about how we are going to perform in the real world, so they take it upon themselves to sometimes teach outside of the curriculum because they know that the stuff we are "required" to learn won't help us 10 years down the road.
Compared to other schools in the county, I know for a fact Sandy Creek is the hidden Jewel of Fayette. I moved my child out of McIntosh to integrate them into a more diverse environment. I value my child's education, but I also need to focus on her cultural aspect. McIntosh 3+ years ago had very little diversity, which not only formulates an unhealthy society, but it also corrupts the mind's of our little ones. The real world is where they will be, we must not coddle the children. I expect high grades from my child at Sandy Creek because most teachers are experienced in what they teach. It's a free learning zone; that offers A.P. and accelerated classes. I would not have transferred my daughter if I knew it were to be a mistake. She has never been happier and on track.
We need help!! it is sad this school is going down the hill! we need better teachers. We have just a couple of great teacher unfortunately those are not my kid's teachers. Please somebody have to do something!! EDUCATION IS THE FUTURE OF THIS COUNTRY but with these teachers , I'm really worry about the future!
Sandy Creek is a football school. We've won a ton of state championships in football and we've only lost one game in three years. Students transfer here to play football and get an athletic scholarship. Students should NOT come here for academics. The majority of teachers are lazy and do not care about the students' academic needs or academic successes. If your child is lucky enough to have a good teacher, they will excel in the subject. Sadly, the majority of students here do not have teachers who put academics first. Plus, our school is ghetto and ratchet! Unless you are looking for an athletic scholarship in football, basketball, or volleyball, do not come to Sandy Creek High School.
This school is the worst school in Fayette county. Sure it might of been one of the best but the times have changed and this school is basically going downhill in academics and faculty. First of all the people working in the front office are the worst. They are pretty much lazy and do not care about a students needs. They have attitudes with students who want to obtain anything from the office and try to get you out of there as quick as they can. The teachers are not that great either. Many of them are inexperienced and some do not care about their job. Yes there are a handful of some great teachers at this school, but the majority of them have no clue what they are doing. Half of the student body creates trouble and provide an uncivilized atmosphere for students to learn in. Not to mention it has now become an overcrowded school with class sizes in the high 30s. Not the best school to consider placing your child here. Sandy Creek was in fact a great school in the past, but I am shocked at what this school has become within the last few years. It wont be long until this school loses their accreditation.
Reading the comments from 4+ years ago has been interesting. My view of the school is completely opposite. My daughter is a junior and doesn't like going to the school each day. If I had other options, I would certainly move her out of the district. There is a level of apathy that exists among the staff and students. There is an alarming acceptance of poor behavior. Moreover, there is a disparity between the students taking AP courses and those taking the general courses. In 3 years, my daughter has only had a few teachers who truly care about her academic success. If your child is in AP or accelerated classes, you will probably have a positive experience. If not, be prepared for a less than mediocre learning experience. It's really sad because I do believe the school could be better.
Outstanding! My one daughter graduated with honors in 2009. I have another one graduating with honors I suspect in 2010...in spite of the fact she has Aspergers. The teachers really do care and they are receptive to meeting with parents that care. They prepare our children for life after school. Attending college is not an option for Sandy Creek students. It is automatic. My daugther received all kinds of scholarship offers. She is in the performing arts but she could be a physician, mathematician or scientist if she chose. My other daughter plans to become a physician. Both were in AP and honors course work throughout their stay at SC...We also have outstanding athletes...who are just as bright...BTW I am going to the dome to support our Patriots as we seek victory this coming Friday!