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Middle Creek High

Public | 9-12 | 1945 students

 

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Posted November 15, 2013

MIDDLE, CREEK is amazing! I have 2 students who really enjoy going to school, both for the academic as well as the extra curricular activities. In addition to the school being a STEM school they also have 2 academy programs, digital media and sustainable energy. They have engaged and dedicated teachers who are very supportive. They have a wide variety of extracurricular and sports activities including but not limited to: Student Government,Theater, Future Service Members of America, Sports Block, video gaming, and the creek crazies! Mr Martin has been principal for a little over a year and although some people have spoken about Mr Martin being different than the past principal we have found him to be nothing but very dedicated to the students as well and does an excellent job. We highly recommend Middle Creek High School and feel it to be truly a blessing to our students! they are creating great lifetime memories on a daily basis! Check out our website or come by during one of our events or shows to see our Mustang pride in action!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2010

I have a daughter that is a sophomore at Middle Creek who enjoys her days there. She feels safe, included, respected by students and faculty, challenged and exposed to opportunity. I feel welcomed whenever I am there...be it to drop off something, to volunteer or to attend an event. This school has a naturally positive environment. I like Mr. Williams style of leadership...he is always present but not always front and center. The only thing that keeps this school from being excellent, in my opinion, is the limited elective course offerings. Otherwise, this school is great, great high school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 23, 2009

Great teachers, school spirit, and honors courses.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 31, 2009

My daughter is starting her third year at MCHS. She has really enjoyed her classes. She is really impressed with her teachers and loves the student/teacher interaction. She is doing great! There are plenty of after-school activities to choose from which gives her a chance to interact with teachers and other students outside the classroom.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 30, 2009

I am a parent of a 10th grader who transferred to Middle Creek High from another state. She loves the block schedule. Her honors and AP courses are great for her, although not as challenging as I would like. She has met a lot of new friends and is very happy with the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 16, 2009

Middle Creek High School is a wonderful school, in one of Apex best neighborhoods. The faculty is ALWAYS helpful and pushes us to do the best we can. But the best part of the school are the students, I have rarely encoutered any rude or violent kids their. We have such a variety of students and for the most part we all good along with each other. We have a strong team spirit and are very sports worthy. Go MUSTANGS! (A fellow Sophomore Class of '011)
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 22, 2008

i graduated from middle creek high school a few years ago, and it is a wonderful school. my younger sister now attends middle creek high school and loves it as well. mr williams and his entire staff runs the school very well...its great...i was honestly heart broken when i was told that i was being transfered from garner to middle creek high but by the time i graduated i loved it.


Posted July 29, 2008

The guidance staff at Middle Creek High school is superb. I call frequenlty to get transcripts for my daughters college and schlarships the records office is always so pleasant to deal with (compared to my sons old school which was the total opposite). The teachers truly care about my daughter and she has a great group of friends she has meet at school. Highly reccomend this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 12, 2008

Teachers do not seem to care. Even honors classes seem to be lacking on a major level. Teachers seem lost and confused with the excess amount of time in one class period (90 minutes, which in my opinion is to long). After attending the school for 3 full weeks I had never seen the principle (this was also in the middle of the year). I was a new student from Long Island, NY that transferred mid-year and the school refused to accept my credits, my parents had no choice but to send me back to NY so I could finish my schools year. This schools I believe is at a lower level than unsatisfactory.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 25, 2008

The teachers and adminstrative staff are beyond superior. We came from another state which had high expectations, but my child has excelled even more. It is a safe and pleasant environment for all students. The teachers really care and relate to the students which is a really great thing. The teachers always make themselves available to the students. Great School!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 31, 2008

Teachers and principals accessible. Teachers expect kids to do well and are always there for extra help after school. I ffel my child is learning a lot and will be well prepared for the rigors of college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 19, 2008

This school is amazing. I have two sons who are new to this school. When they went to the school on their first day they were a little nervous, but now they have tons of freinds, the teachers actually care if they get an education, and it is very well organized. I would reccommend this school to any parent with a teenage child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 11, 2007

This school is about as perfect as a high school can get. Teachers are great. I can't believe the administration is as resonsive as it is. Parents are there to do the things everybody needs them to do.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 11, 2007

This school is committed to success & has a zero tolerance for anything that could jepordize safety & high standards. The teachers are very nice & well educated themselves. The band has high stardards & no room for mediocrity & lack of commitment. There are not lots of 'clicks' at Middle Creek, but a student that doesn't conform to excellence or behave respectfully, could feel left out & rejected.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2007

Nice school. Well Organized
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 17, 2006

My daughter goes to Middle Creek High School. She absolutely loves the atmosphere and never complains about her day. The teachers are very well informed and nice and I am actually pretty good friends with the principal. I would recommend this high school to anyone with teenagers that live in this area.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2005

Middle Creek Is a new school and will soon be one of the top rated high schools in the state. This is the first high school I have been involved with that has such a high percentage of parents who are involved with their childs education. The Principal, Mr. Williams, is genuinely concerned with his students education and character.
—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.

About these ratings

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 56% in 2012.

5 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

5 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
>95%

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 59% in 2012.

5 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
>95%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2011.

421 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
70%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Math

All Students80%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities80%
Proficient in English80%

Reading

All Students>95%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities>95%
Proficient in English>95%

Science

All Students>95%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Blackn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities>95%
Proficient in English>95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

261 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
35%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
75%
Algebra II

The state average for Algebra II was 82% in 2011.

142 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

524 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
84%
Civics and Economics

The state average for Civics and Economics was 80% in 2011.

466 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%
English I

The state average for English I was 83% in 2012.

506 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%
English II

The state average for English II was 51% in 2013.

502 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 77% in 2011.

176 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
81%
United States History

The state average for United States History was 82% in 2011.

419 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Algebra I

All Students35%
Female32%
Male38%
Black25%
Asiann/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White45%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities21%
Non-disabled students40%
Limited English proficiency6%
Proficient in English37%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant35%
Academically gifted72%

Biology

All Students67%
Female68%
Male67%
Black46%
Asiann/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracial57%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilities34%
Non-disabled students72%
Limited English proficiency31%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant67%
Academically gifted-95%

English II

All Students69%
Female75%
Male64%
Black55%
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracial76%
American Indiann/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities26%
Non-disabled students75%
Limited English proficiency17%
Proficient in English70%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant69%
Academically gifted-95%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.

Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 59% 52%
Black 18% 26%
Hispanic 15% 14%
Two or more races 5% 4%
American Indian 1% 1%
Asian 1% 3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27%N/A56%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Teacher resources

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr Wade Martin
Fax number
  • (919) 773-3880

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
Girls sports
  • Basketball

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
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123 Middle Creek Park Avenue
Apex, NC 27539
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Phone: (919) 773-3838

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