This is Creekisde's second year of opening and a great year it was for my child. The teacher was fabulous and worked hard. The administration is very welcoming and overall the atmophere was very positive.
We have experienced some good and some bad at the school. The facilities are fantastic, as is the librarian. She focuses on each child's potential and tries to channel that. However, the way the teachers specifically teach to the test and only test with SOL review tests for math has NOT been helpful to any students. If they're wondering why their test scores don't improve, look at that. Also, having control of the class has been a problem in one of my children's classroom. The other child's teacher is outstanding--challenging, thorough, respectful, and insightful into what each child needs. Overall I wish the education was better in a newer facility.
Creekside elementary is not at all what we expected. It's a lot of fighting and name calling it's a wonder the teachers get around to helping and teaching the students. My advice to any parent coming into this school is to make sure you talk a lot to your child about what is going on and the teacher. Beacause its a lot going on. In front of the teacher and behind the teachers back.
My son is in the third grade this year, and it is his first year at Creekside.(it just opened)I must say that I am happy with the education he is receiving. He really has a great time in gym, music,art, and computers. The computer lab at this school is fantastic. The teachers and administration are always pleasant and will make time for you concerning anything you may need to discuss. I'm glad my son has been able to attend this new school and meet alot of nice and hepful people.
This is Creekside's first year and I am very happy so far. My first grader has a wonderful teacher that helps him achieve his reading goals. My son's second grade teacher is very patient and understanding, which helps my son's self esteem, which is important since it can be difficult with his speech delay. My daughter's fifth grade teachers are great. They are work hard to keep my daughter's interest and make learning fun. I have had nothing but positive experiences with the staff at the school. The resource teachers are awesome and I am always hearing good things from the kids.
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