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New Bern, NC
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2790 Landscape Drive
New Bern, NC 28560

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(252) 514-4360
(252) 514-4365
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October 26, 2014
This is an amazing school! My two children have attended for 3 years, one is in second grade the other is fifth. My oldest is autistic and in the EC program. The entire school supports him and he is so loved and at home. My youngest is initially struggled with reading and writing but his teachers worked with me to develop a PEP and now he is performing above grade level. The principal is accessible and friendly. The PTO is also very strong and does a lot for the school, including a sizable teacher reimbursement which helps attract the areas best teachers. It is no doubt the best elementary school in Craven County.

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July 09, 2013
My children attended this school for four years. I will say the staff works very hard to accomplish everything the state requires plus creating a fun atmosphere for the children. We never had difficulty working out issues with the staff; they are very open to making accommodations when possible. The cafeteria staff is also very warm and friendly. They are willing to work with you if you have special dietary requirements. We are very sad that we must move, due to the military. The area we now live in is greatly below the quality education that Creekside provided.

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February 10, 2013
This is our first year at Creekside and so far so good! The staff is wonderful and my child is doing wonderfully. Can't ask for a better school!

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October 18, 2012
My child is a Kindergartner at Creekside and I have nothing but great things to say about the campus and faculty! We are a military family and they really take into consideration the constant changes our child will endure relocating often and we appreciate this very much. The school spirit and community involvement make this one of the best schools in Craven County.

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August 22, 2011
Wonderful School. Both my Children attended and have go onto do well in middle School. Teachers are wonderful. Facility 2 years new and well maintained. We are military. Best elementary school by far in New Bern. As of Aug 2011, the location shown on the Google map is incorrect. The address is correct, but the map location is way off. School is located at the corner of Old Airport Rd and Landscape Drive. Closest Communities are Carolina Colours and Evans Mill. Taberna is about 1 mile to the north.

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June 16, 2011
My kids are receiving a great education and the school provides a great environment. We

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May 25, 2010
As a PTO member I can assure you, we get no input on your child's teacher. We are simply there because we believe in the school and want to help it grow and be better. I would also encourage you to go straight to Mrs. Abbey Whitford the next time you hear someone on the staff openly talking negatively about another member of the Creekside Family. As principal, she will not stand for this one minute. I encourage you to come back to a PTO meeting and see what we are really all about. I spend a minimum of 45 minutes a day in the school every day before I head to my office. I do this, not only to help my child's teacher but also to stay involved with the school and see first hand what is happening. I encourage all parents to do the same. Jami Turner, PTO VP

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May 25, 2010
I have read some of the post we are military and moved here last year and have seen a drastic change over the year. I will say that if you are from out of state the services the kids recieve compared to other states is terrible. I have attend a couple PTO meetings but, have made the choice not to be involved. I do not know any of the board members but, must say I don't see a who's who among parents or in crowd at the school. What has bothered me in the school is the staff members who feel they can openly talk badly about other staff members, parents including members of the PTO and children. I try not to believe rumors but, have heard that many people on the PTO are there because they get inputs on their child's teacher.

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March 19, 2010
Terrible, I went to this school and was a student there for only half a year, but they didn't help me too well, the other kids always teased me or called me names, I have ADHD, so this school isn't meant for kids with ADHD like me at all, it isn't the right kind of school for us.

- submitted by a community member

March 17, 2010
Wow! You really shouldn't feel that way. There is no 'in crowd' go to a PTO meetings or the teacher to get involved. I am not on the PTO board but, we are all members. They will make you feel warm and welcome.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
March 16, 2010
I have a 2nd grader and a Kindergartener attending Creekside. We have absolutely loved this school. As a military family moving into NC, we found a home specifically zoned for Creekside. The teachers and principals are outstanding! The facilities are clean and conducive to learning. Technology plays a big role in my daughter's learning environment as well. The principal and counseling office gear programs and sessions specifically geared to help meet the needs of military families by providing workshops and additional check-ins for students with deployed parents. GREAT school!!

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January 29, 2010
The children attending Creekside are very fortunate to have such a great facility and to be educated by a highly competent and caring staff. Our nine year old loves being there. I enjoy my volunteer time at Creekside. To the parent who does not feel comfortable as a volunteer I would ask you to talk to any of the PTO officers. Especially if you have not been involved this year. The officers and volunteers represent all areas of the school district. If there is an 'in crowd' this year it has developed because of the time these people spend together supporting the teachers and the kids. Give it another try and talk to Peggy Delano (PTO president). I think that you may feel differently. Oh, by the way, I promise that I am not a member of the PTO. The jobs too tough.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 27, 2010
Creekside is a school of excellent. My son has attended 2 of the 3 years since the doors open. It is a very safe school. Majority of the staff are great with the kids. Education is great.My son is enjoying this year 09-10. Has a great teacher. His grades and AR goals have never been better.The one thing I see that I feel is a problem is there is a somewhat lack of communication with parents unless you are in the 'incroud', and the ones who can afford high amounts in the PTO fundraising. Before coming to NC I have always volunteered at my son's elementary school, enjoyed it alot. Coming here I volunteer but it is not as much as I would like because when I am there it feels uncomfortable because I am not in the 'incrowd', or in the 'who's who'. The best in Craven County!

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September 09, 2009
My son loves this school! It is the newest school in the district. This is our second year out of the 3 years since the school has been opened.

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May 21, 2009
We have had an amazing three years at Creekside Elementary. The Teachers are wonderful, the staff is friendly and the administration is superb! I hope the next school my children attend will be as special as their time at Creekside! Creekside Crocs Rock!

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October 02, 2008
I must respectfully disagree with the other two posters. During our time at Creekside, we found the teachers to be very gossipy and immature. (One even talked about my son's medical history and level of medication with other teachers who did not need to know about his condition.) If you are part of the in-crowd, Creekside is great. If your not loaded with money or politically connected, you may not have as great an experience.

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June 17, 2008
Wonderful school. For a public school it feels more like a private education. The school opened it's door in 2007-08 the first year opening went very smooth. The principals are wonderful. The test scores were best in the county. The teachers are the best! The kids get a wonderful education which is fun at the same time. We had two school shows. The PTO and teacher's are always looking for volunteers. You can even come eat lunch with your child everyday if you would like. The school sponsored events are fun.

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Creekside Elementary
2790 Landscape Drive, New Bern, NC  28560
(252) 514-4360
Last modified Creekside Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Creekside Elementary Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top