Students enrolled 490
Hours no info
School leader Dr Wanda Fernandez
Transportation options no info
District Jackson County Schools
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516 Parris Branch Road
Sylva, NC 28779

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(828) 631-2740
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4 stars
Based on 17 ratings

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October 08, 2013
Scotts Creek Ele.. Awesome school with up to date teaching and programs. Very good at keeping me up to date with my childs ability to do work that is expected of him. Am very pleased with all the School staff&Bus drivers... I couldn't think of anything I would have changed so far..Keep up the GOOD work Scotts Creek

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2013
Scotts Creek is the best elementary school in Jackson County. My granddaughter has attended since kindergarten and after homeschooling for one year due to personal issues we are back

- submitted by a community member
September 24, 2013
The administration of this school is not friendly and they share personal information with others. The priciple is not involved and stays hidden most of the time leaving everything to the assistant who does an exceptional job of being a Condescending northern asse. Some of the teachers seem genuine but there could be improvement. Given the fact that many have left recently would be a direct reflection on the principle and what a sour asse she is to be under. One would wonder when the Jackson County school board will ever wake up and see what a negative effect she has on skilled staff retention.

- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2012
SCS is a school that we have been impressed with so far. Our son has attended k-2 grade and the school administration is well organized, with very pleasant staff and great teachers. Students work hard and are rewarded in positive ways. Our son loves the school. I do think they could use more field trips and if the kids could go and learn outside more, I would be even happier.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 05, 2010
This is the best elementary school in the county. The school would benefit from having a larger library (I realize cost is an issue, especially currently) and it would be very beneficial to have the class information (homework assignments, textbook lists, etc.) posted on the school website.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
this school runs really well as a system; I am amazed at the organization there; however, they don't do enough field trips (none this year for Kindergarten yet)

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2009
The teacher work hard with the kids.

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October 28, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2008
They are not up-to-date as far as web interaction is concerned. I have searched other schools since we are contemplating moving and in South Carolina in Greenville county, all of the schools have what each grade level is doing as well as the homework assignments in case the students have to miss class. They do things in a hurry and wait until the last minute to contact the parent.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2008
I have two children that attend Scott's Creek school and I believe it is the best school in Jackson County. I admire Dr. Fernandez and her qualities that she brings to the school. She is very professional and appears to care for each child.

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July 28, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating May 23, 2008
I truely believe it depends on the teacher you get at Scotts Creek. The kindergarten and very lower grade teachers have been fabulous, however the middle grade teachers are not so great and do not listen to the students or parents. I have two children attending Scotts Creek at this time and feel it could certainly use some improvement in the middle and upper grades.

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May 12, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 17, 2008
I have alittle girl that goes to scotts creek she has been there for 3 years now i love the school the teachers the school is well mantined and taking care just like the children are i would recommend anybody to send there children there and the best part about scotts creek elem is you dont here about drugs and voilence like you do in these other schools Thanks Scotts Creek for the best 3 years of our life you all have brought my daughter along way!

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2006
I have had 3 children attend Scotts Creek and for the most part it is a wonderful school. I do wish that the principal would promote the athletic program a little more. I would like to see us being able to be more competitive with the other schools. The academic program,I believe, is outstanding! Thank you teachers and staff.

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2004
Very caring and competent faculty. All students are pushed hard because some parents are uninvolved at home and school. Gifted kids do well, sports are not promoted, challenged kids get excellant help. A wonderful school for most.

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Scotts Creek Elementary
516 Parris Branch Road, Sylva, NC  28779
(828) 631-2740
Last modified Scotts Creek Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Scotts Creek Elementary Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews.