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450 Creech Road
Garner, NC 27529

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(919) 662-2359
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June 25, 2014
My son is at creech road and im amazed of how much he has learn through his first year of school. Teachers and staff are wonderful, very caring and loving. Mr. Williams is very passionate, he loves what he does. Creech is a safe school and a great place for kids.

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April 17, 2014
My son is a student there. Their staff is awesome always helping . He loves it there, my daughter also went there and now is in middle school has gotten alot from creech road to help her now

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December 10, 2013
I had 2 boys and 2 girls go through this school. They all did well because my wife and I worked with them, they were relatively self motivated, and the teachers gave them extra work to push them. The majority of students, I believe, are non white and on free or reduced lunch. I'd attribute the low test scores to the lack of opportunity these kids grow up with. My kids were minority students because we are white, upper middle income. I like that my kids know what it's like to be a minority and had the chance to work, interact and be friends with people that are different than them.

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August 19, 2013
Creech Rd Elementary was a good school for my children. I am very disappointed that Cat Berry will not be the principal this year. After reading the reviews I see that the school had had several different principals I pray that the new principal has the same visions as Cat Berry and the others. The teachers Mrs. Paradise and Mrs. Dillenger along with Mrs. Sample were a delight and hard working individuals who really care about the students academic growth. Im sad that my children will not have them this year as they move up a level but im excited to meet the new teachers with hopes that they share the same ambition and drive as the others.

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March 10, 2013
I think Creech made a great improvement under the leadership of Cathy Berry the new principal.

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March 29, 2012
One of if not the worst school in garner . The teachers themselves are I am sure doing their best but the administrative staff are useless.Poor test results overall poor student performance and poor leadership.

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March 06, 2012
This school is a great one! Many of the poor reviews are outdated (some dating back over 5 yrs ago!), and since my son has been enrolled I have yet to experience any issues. The staff, teachers, principle, and volunteers are all very kind, helpful, and courteous. If i have ever had a question, it was answered honestly and accurately. The best part about the school is there smooth running systems for keeping track of students and transitioning them from school to their bus or parent's vehicle. My son loves his teacher, and is more than excelling as a student. They push positive attitudes and safety protocols in fun, productive ways that the children enjoy. My son even schools me on a few sometimes! Overall, GREAT school. Give it a chance!

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April 17, 2011
My daughter shows great improvement on her academics. Her reading comprehension develops, Her vocabulary words significantly improve. Her ability to understand numbers and charts and solve problem demonstrate Creech Road Elementary school academic system works. Thanks to her teacher Ms. Barton and to all staffs of Creech Road Elem. School for their hard work and make Creech Road a good place to learn.

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November 14, 2009
If the former principal was still in charge (Dr. B.), I would have rated Creech Road a 5. This school's problems are caused by the county, not the administration and staff. The school has made significant growth in the last few years, under Dr. B's leadership. It is too bad she wasn't able to see her vision through.

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November 28, 2007
This is my children first year at Creech Road. They came from a magnet school as their base school but were reassigned to a year around school. Creech Road was the closest school to us on a traditional calendar. Thus far I'm pleased. Incident on bus was handled promptly by Ms. Ellington. Incident w/my 3rd grader and another student was handled appropriately again by Ms. Ellington. Son in 1st grade, but feel it's not quite as challenging for him. I am pleased thus far 11/27/07 with the school and its new principal, Ms. B. A pleased parent

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June 08, 2006
My child just completed his kindergarten year and I was impressed with the level of commitment of his teachers, the principal and many of the staff. I agree that they are caring teachers restricted by budgetary constraints and challenged by a student population with widely varying needs. I do think the child's experience is teacher-dependent. We have had an excellent experience and our child's teachers have been committed to fostering his continued growth. Although my husband has also observed some teachers who have appeared 'burned out'. We as parents also need to take responsibility - Creech has one of the lowest parent participation in PTA that I have ever encountered - I believe it was 6 in 2004-2005, and is somewhat improved this year. It is amazing the disparity amongst schools in the same county in terms of resources and monetary support!!!! I have great respect for the staff!

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January 04, 2006
Caring teachers who are handicaped by budget restrictions. Overcrowded but a great atmosphear for learning. Mr. Overman is an exceptional pricipal as well as Mrs. Ellington.

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October 16, 2005
I will highly recommend you to NOT send your child to Creech Road Elementary.If you do your child will learn that you cannot tell the teachers when a kid is hitting you.You will be sent to a corner to talk it out or be called a tatal tell. Not sent to daycare bus on time.If you were to have an accident.You will be made to stand beside your chair (while the other kids make fun of you)till the bell rings. No one will call you if your child does or if the child is sick.I f they have asthma or a broken leg they still have to run around the track. Even if you send a doctors note.I have personally told the prin. about this and he does nothing about it.This is my reason for recommending you to not send your child to Creech Road Ele..

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July 19, 2005
I think that parents sometimes send their children to school and expect the teachers and administrators to work miracles. I have had a wonderful experience with my children attending Creech Road. I have had two children graduate from Creech Road and are in AG classes in middle school. They scored high on EOG tests while attending Creech Road. I currently have two children that attend Creech Road. My daughter was in the third grade this past school year and was really stressing about the EOG test. She had support from her teacher, myself and my husband. In the end she scored really well on her EOG test. Before we are quick to be so critical of the school and administration, we need to check ourselves.

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July 08, 2005
I would not recommend sending your child to Creech Road Elementary school. The quality of academic programming is less than desirable; little concern shown for progress of children. Teachers pass along instructions and it is left up to the parent to teach skills. The potential of our child seemed largely ignored, therefore his potential was never reached at Creech. Teachers were not responsive to my e-mails, notes, etc. Much effort went into establishing rapport with teachers... information was not passed along in a way that promoted growth of the child. Before and After School programs are useless... children ran absolutely wild and there is no structure. We have been unable to transfer our child to another school so I had to move out of the district. Unfortunately, we had three years of experience at Creech and I was mostly disgusted and very dissatisfied with leadership.

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February 19, 2005
Children learn at Creech Elementary that you can be picked on and nothing will be done about it. If the child reports that someone is picking on them, they get in trouble or told to 'shut-up, we don't want to hear about it.' Many students are stressing about returning to school the next day because they are bullied either by the students or harassed by their teachers, and in return do poorly in school. Now, not all the teachers are like that but the ones I had to deal with are. I would not recommend sending your child to this school, I am looking for alternatives,

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January 19, 2005
I would not recommend sending your child to Creech Road Elementary. The administration seems to be clueless and are never on the same page. IDs are not checked when children are picked up for early dismissal and the bus drivers are rude to the parents and children. They are quick to discipline without informing parents. The teachers are wonderful but they should have better admin support. The ratio of students in a class and boys vs. girls is highly unbalanced. If a kindergarten child is a high achiever, he or she will become bored with the curriculum because the majority of the students have behavioral problems or they did not receive structured learning prior to coming to school. I am very disappointed with Creech Road.

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April 16, 2004
The teachers in this school, really care about their students. The administar, has some major flaws, very slow and getting back to parents about concerns. Very little impact on the students in the school. Principal should be doing more.

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Creech Road Elementary
450 Creech Road, Garner, NC  27529
(919) 662-2359
Last modified Creech Road Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Creech Road Elementary Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top