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K-5
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Huntersville, NC
Students enrolled: 511
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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9213 Beatties Ford Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

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(980) 343-6095
(980) 343-6144
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Map of Long Creek Elementary address.

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October 13, 2014
To say we had a horrible experience at this school would be an understatement. From the Principal to the school nurse, just awful. I sat in the lobby and watched a child be put off for 15 min in the nurses office while she(the nurse) carried on a personal conversation with her grown daughter regarding an energy bill and how she was upset by her daughters treatment of her. Totally inappropriate. My child was bullied at this school also and the administration was completely uninterested. My child was shamed by a teacher in front of the entire class. Not a good way to teach. I have heard from others that once upon a time this school was very good. Not true any longer. I would advise anyone considering moving into this school district to think again.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2014
Long Creek is an excellent school! Last year was our families first year and I can truly say that the teachers are nurturing and the school atmosphere is warm and inviting! I have a son that's a rising third grader and he can't wait to get back to school! That says so much about the environment and the staff there! Looking forward to an awesome school year!

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2014
Long Creek is a gem. The communication with parents is great with a monthly school wide news letter, monthly class news letters and weekly emails from teachers. Children learning abilities are treated individually. We are blessed to be in this school district.

- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2014
I do not recommend this school to anyone until Ms. Simpson is gone. We had to take our son out of Long Creek and put him in private because of some bullying. Teacher and Ms. Simpson did nothing to resolve the problem. Extremely unhappy, this school is not what it was just a few years ago. It's going down hill real fast.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2013
Wonderful community school! Ms. Simpson the new principal is extremely involved and visible. The staff and teachers all seem to be dedicated to the success of each and every child. My daughter is happy and loves going to school everyday and that makes me feel great!

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2011
My children attend this school. We move to NC about 2 years now and I have been please with the education they have rcv'd here. Mr. Thomas is very involved and you always see him throughout the school. The teachers allow you to come in and observe as well as assist if you would like in the small group sessions. Ms. Y. Bonaparte the school counselor is excellent as well as the office staff. I could not be more pleased with Long Creek.

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2010
The principal is great! He has encouraged greatness from his administration and teachers. My son loves learning, is always chanllenge when he needs to be and is encourage to be respectfull, caring and safe.

- submitted by a parent
October 25, 2010
Long Creek Elementary has excellent, involved and caring teachers. They are far and above a better choice of teachers than given credit. The faculty/staff are very good about developing and instilling strong character and responsibility within the students.

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2010
This school is the only elementary school in quite a broad area that provides our county's Bright Beginnings (an early intervention program).

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 16, 2009
Dedicated staff, committed administration, hardworking PTA and awesome students

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2009
Due to the leadership of the principal, this school is an awsome learning facility and has increased its test scores trememdously in just a short period of time. I would definitely recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2008
The principal is very hands on, he get directly involved in the the goings on of the school. I have rarely see him in his office he is always interacting with parents, teachers and students. I like how involved he is. He takes his job to heart and gives his all. The teachers follow his lead and the rest of the staff is very accomodateing as well as friendly.

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2008
Good school; great teachers! Teachers are very well organized and focused on each student's education. There is a strong communication from teachers re: student's progress. Parents are encouraged to participate and visit school at any time.

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2008
My son is in kindergarten this year and it has been a wonderful experience. We have been very please with his teachers and the administration. The new principal seems very excited about the future of our school. As an added bonus we will be getting a new building in 2009!

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 01, 2007
Our kids have been at Long Creek for their entire elementary years. We have had a lot of leadership change, but are finally settling in to a fantastic year with a great new principal. The teachers seem happier to be at school and the kids are more excited than they have been in years about going to school. The way classes are grouped in 3-5 really meets the needs of all children, high and low. Long Creek has regained a lot of parent participation and enthusiasm this year. Go Mustangs!

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2006
The curriculum standard is set fairly low here although if you are an involved parent you can find additional ways to challenge your child. The fact that children are not allowed to truly celebrate holidays at school also contributes to very low parent participation. The school looks extemely dilapidated. I don't think the principal has done enough to fight for desperately needed structural improvements. There is not a satisfactory gym or place to have student presentations. On the brighter side the kids seem well behaved and the school is genuinely focused on developing the whole child.

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2005
I have only wonderful things to say about the teachers and principal. They encourage the children to do their absolute best and it shows in the school's improving EOG scores.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2005
Great neighborhood school. It's small enough for the students and parents to feel a sense of 'family' at the school. Awesome Principal, which leads to great faculty and morale. Old school is charming and safe. Same curriculum taught here as in all CMS schools. Nicely diverse student population. Students well prepared for middle school. Getting a little overcrowded, but still manageable.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2004
Awesome school! Small school allows for a 'family atmosphere' at many gatherings. Teachers are focused and have high expectations of the students. My daughters teacher teaches 'to mastery', which means that no matter how they 'rank' in the class, they can all improve on something. This is an 'open' school, which means parents are encouraged to visit school often, whether it be for conferences or simply to have lunch with their child. Principal is professional and fair, yet warm to the students.

- submitted by a parent
January 06, 2004
Morale of students at this school are low due to teachers being overbearing. Short lunches are often taken in silence and holiday parties are allowed to be taken away for consequences for minor incidents (such as forgetting to bring your reading record to school.) Parent involvement is not encouraged.

- submitted by a parent
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Long Creek Elementary
9213 Beatties Ford Road, Huntersville, NC  28078
(980) 343-6095
Last modified Long Creek Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Long Creek Elementary Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top