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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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There are 31 reviews about all of the school topics.

Supports LD students: Strongly disagree


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Our son has high functioning ASD. Since he started, he has had tremendous difficulty in transitioning to SCES, despite attending an academically focused preschool and doing very well. We get daily Class Dojo reports from his teacher (thumbs up/thumbs down), but never get any useful feedback as to what incidents occurred where he acted out of line. He is starting to hate school. Despite having an IEP, his push-in assistance is sketchy at best. Ten minutes, three times a week, by teaching assistants who are not special education trained do not come close to what he was getting at his preschool. His teacher frequently rolls her eyes when talking about his quirks and implies that he drives her crazy. If you have a special needs child, I strongly recommend looking into other schools.

Amount of homework: Disagree


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Our son's teacher is sending home the following each week. Keep in mind, our son is in Kindergarten: 1. Nightly reading 2. Math worksheets 3. Rainbow words to learn/write 4. Raz Kids app for nightly reading Our son's homework, at 5 years old, takes upwards of an hour each night.




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Our son has high functioning ASD. Since he started, he has had tremendous difficulty in transitioning to SCES, despite attending an academically focused preschool and doing very well. We get daily Class Dojo reports from his teacher (thumbs up/thumbs down), but never get any useful feedback as to what incidents occurred where he acted out of line. He is starting to hate school. Despite having an IEP, his push-in assistance is sketchy at best. Ten minutes, three times a week, by teaching assistants who are not special education trained do not come close to what he was getting at his preschool. His teacher frequently rolls her eyes when talking about his quirks and implies that he drives her crazy. If you have a special needs child, I strongly recommend looking into other schools.



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The after care program(club croc) on site is insufficient to meet the needs of the children that attend this school. Many children are denied this service and its difficult to find after school options for working parents. This is a gap at the school that needs to be addressed but hasn't been currently.



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As a parent of a kindergartener who has had some learning difficulties, I must say I am very impressed with my experience thus far at SCES. Our teacher and teacher assistant are amazing with my daughter and really strive to make sure she is getting the assistance she needs. Communication with them has been frequent and helpful. The administration has a very positive attitude. Generally the parents are very engaged in the school with frequent volunteering and spending time with their children outside of school, which may be another reason for the success we are seeing here. Most importantly, my daughter loves going to school, despite the challenges she's been facing academically. It's a positive environment for her, and I can't recommend SCES enough.




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Best school in Raleigh, quality education better than private school!!! Wonderful staff that genually care.



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the administration of this school is amazing. they are involved and very accessible to parents. they've been understanding and helpful above and beyond what they've needed to be. as for teachers, it's pretty diverse. some of the teachers are unbelievably amazing. some, well, not so much. it may be that the teachers we've had that aren't as good just don't look as good because the amazing ones we've had are truly amazing. in our experience, there is a direct correlation of awesome teachers to their level of desired parental involvement: that is, the teachers who really want their parents to volunteer in their classrooms have shown way more enthusiasm for teaching than the teachers who prefer not to have parents involved.



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Our daughter moved to this school from Leesville for second grade. We were concerned that a relatively new school would be a step down from Leesville. But we have been very pleased with the teachers and staff at Sycamore Creek. Our daughter loves this school. The chorus is amazing. It seems like 1/2 the school is part of it. The music teacher is retiring but I expect the new teacher will be great. She has big shoes to fill. Consider you child lucky if they get go to this school.




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This is a wonderful school! We have two children that attend, and they both love it. The teachers are supportive and encouraging. The office and admin staff have been incredible and a joy to have met. Thank you Sycamore Creek, we love you!



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We just started at this school on Track 2 in July, but have thus far had a great experience with both teachers, office staff and administrators. We have a kiddo without IEP or 504 but requires classroom accommodations. His teacher is willing to tag-team daily goals. Both teachers are experienced and willing to learn whatever it takes to help our kiddos. The principal is a STRONG leader and is clearly highly involved. The expectations of children to achieve and the willingness to find tools to help them do that is unsurpassed in our experience which consists of 5 elementary schools in 2 states.

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Last modified Sycamore Creek Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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