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10210 Ember Glen Drive
Austin, TX 78726

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(512) 428-2803
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September 18, 2014
I was a student there years ago and its a great school i recommend sending your kid there

- submitted by a community member
October 25, 2013
This is truly a one-of-a-kind school. Parents are very involved and the teachers are excellent. Academics are an emphasis but so are programs like music, art, and PE. My son loves every part of it and has enjoyed going to school for the last few years. It is also very ethnically diverse which is a huge plus when we were choosing neighborhoods/schools. Not only that, but they also have a variety of programs to celebrate diversity in the school. We have been very pleased with Canyon Creek!

- submitted by a parent
July 08, 2012
This is one of the very best elementary schools in Austin! The class sizes are small (16-18 students) and the teachers even have TA's! We chose to live in this neighborhood simply because this school is so stellar. It actually feels like a private school and I'm so glad my children will benefit from quality education and excellent extracurriculars.

- submitted by a parent
January 01, 2012
We chose the neighborhood because of Canyon Creek Elementary and are incredibly pleased with our decision. The school is in the middle of the neighborhood and walking distance for all children. The teaching staff is spectacular. Each and every teacher provide special care and attention to each child. The extracurriculars of music, PE & Spanish classes are a plus. Highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
offers many programmes and opprtunity for kids and parents. For e.g. enrichment progaramme. Teachers are very sincere and hard working. Put lot of efforts in keeping school standard high. Staff is very helpful and ready to help at any time. People who volunteer for PTA, work hard to keep school appearance. This year school started the New programme for K.G. called PUP. Each 3rd grader would lead assigned kindergartner to related parent for three weeks. I thing it's a very good progaramme that teaches kids some responsibily to handle younger kids. Inroduction of W.A.T.C.H dogs is a very interesting concept where fathers are responsible to watch schoolkids behavior during given days.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2009
We love it here at CCE with 3 children enrolled. Teachers here go the extra mile to meet the needs of students. I've seen kindergarten teachers offer tutoring sessions for reading and 4th grade teachers offer help in writing after school. The art, music and P.E. programs are phenomenal. Each grade puts on a musical every year, outstanding artwork decorates the walls of the school and PE performance night is a chance for kids to show off athletic skills. One child of mine is in the gifted program and benefits from an academically advanced curriculum. My other two are flourishing under the instruction of very dedicated teachers. Parental involvement is highly encouraged and the streets are lined with cars for every event. The principal and counselor spend hours over the summer to accommodate parental requests for teachers/classes. A wonderful neighborhood makes for an even more wonderful neighborhood school.

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2008
CCE offers prestigious programs and an excellent reputation. This school is very focused on its image and reputation. The school's focus on and concern for individual children are sacrificed for the school's image and scores. Overall, this school has a take-it-or-leave it attitude toward parents and children. This is not a public school where teachers and staff are willing to work with parents or children or go the extra mile to meet the needs of all children (those advanced or those behind). This school is more focused on excluding children from special programs than making sure children's needs are met. We had some great teachers at this school, but they were limited by the overall school culture and administration. The neighborhood and surrounding community are wonderful, though.

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2008
Canyon Creek is a great school if your child fits into the 'mold' that the school expects. My oldest child does and is in the TAG program as well and excels. My middle child has struggled with reading and therefore does not fit the 'mold' as well. As long as your child is in the 'academic elite', everything will be fine. Otherwise expect your child to have some struggles and not to be treated as well as the 'academic elite.' Parent involvement is great and is expected. I have a younger child at home and therefore can not volunteer as much as I would like. I feel that because of this, sometimes my children are treated unfairly compared to the children whose mother's can volunteer quite frequently. My two children should not have to suffer because of this and I feel this is very unfortunate.

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2007
Our son has been going to Canyon Creek Elementary since Grade 2. Most of the teachers are great including some of the TAG teachers. However there are some teachers who do not live upto the mark and do not push for academic excellence. The curriculum could be more rigorous especially for kids who are ready to take more challenge. Overall a good school.

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2006
We moved to this neighborhood for the schools. And Canyon Creek has lived up to our expectations and beyond. The Teacher and staff are great, not to mention Music, Art and PE. Top Rate****School. I can't imagine them going anywhere else....I'm thankful to be a part and to be with other parents who care about their Childrens education.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2006
My son did 1 - 5th grade at CCE and I cannot tell you what a GREAT experience he had. GREAT GREAT teachers, a very involved principal and parents who love and care about their kids - you cannot go wrong at CCE School.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2006
We are very happy with Canyon Creek. It was one of the reasons we bought a house in the neighborhood.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2006
This is an absolutely fantastic school. The teaching staff is excellent across the board. The principal is very experienced and the teachers receive a strong amount of support, which spills over into the classroom. It is a close-knit school community with a rich assortment of after school activities.

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2006
We chose Canyon Creek as a place to live because of the schools. The school has excellent teachers, great programs, and the parents are extremely involved with the school.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2006
Wonderful School. Shh don't tell too many people. Excellent staff and support. I pulled my kids out of private school to attend here. Thank You Canyon Creek Elelmentary.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2006
As parents that previously sent their kids to private schools, we have been very please with this school. It is one of the best elementary schools we have ever encountered, due in large part to the principal, Eleece Moffitt, and the Round Rock School District. The neighborhood tends to be populated with 'high achiever' parents, so the expectations are high. Canyon Creek Elementary meets, and often exceeds these expectations. We highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2005
Canyon creek elementary is a challenging environment for most children. They tend to be 4-6 months ahead of the average US school on academics. The state TAKS score are very high. They have an outstanding music teacher and program, as well as a first rate PE program and art program. The PTA is very strong and many parents volunteer at the school. It is not unusual to see parents in the halls helping teachers, in the classrooms or simply having lunch with their children. Overall,we have been very pleased with our children's education.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2005
average acdemic programs with musuc ,art,sports and other activities,parents involment is encouraged.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2004
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Canyon Creek Elementary School
10210 Ember Glen Drive, Austin, TX  78726
(512) 428-2803
Last modified Canyon Creek Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Canyon Creek Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top