Cross Creek High School in Gracewood Township, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,256
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    132 3.4
  • Ranking

Cross Creek High School is a public school in Gracewood Township, Georgia. It has 1,256 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 62% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 132 reviews written and they have been mixed.

3855 Old Waynesboro Rd
Augusta, GA 30906
(706) 772-8140

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 132 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: NJROTC is the foundation for the schools attention
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The school, on its own, is very good. The students, however, tend to disregard the instructions of their administrators and that I believe is the main reason that the school is lacking. If the students aren't interested in the school then the parents don't have a reason to try and support the school.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: My experience at Cross Creek is very boring. I would rather attend a different school but I live too close by to attend a different one. I wish things were a lot different, the only thing I appreciate is that the graduation rate is phenomenal.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Our school is very safe but not excessively overprotective. The nurse leaves at 11:45 so if you just so happen to get an injury after lunch, you might as well go home. As for the drugs, they are not permitted, if seen with drugs, alcohol or any thing else of that nature, you're suspended for quite some time. I just so happen to know a couple of people that has been drunk, or smoked once or twice in their life.
    • High School Junior
    • 2
    Food: School lunch for me is not so great. One, there's no flavor in the food, it's quite plain and bland and often times they serve the same food from the day before. The lunch staff would literally give you five flimsy fries after several hours of learning. As high school students, our privileges are little to none. Two, We don't have a snack machine, they took the one we did have out of the school for good but it was only operated after school hours, which wasn't so smart because students would miss their bus trying to get snacks. Most students do not like school lunch, I surely don't.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.00 Goshen Elementary School Public
1.66 Gracewood Elementary School Public
The First Academy Private, Religious
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2.33 Pine Hill Middle School Public
1.66 Sego Middle School Public
1.66 Hains Elementary School Public
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1.66 Butler High School Public
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1.66 Windsor Spring Road Elementary School Public
2.66 Alleluia Community School Private, Religious
2.00 Spirit Creek Middle School Public
2.00 Willis Foreman Elementary School Public
1.66 Wheeless Road Elementary School Public
1.66 Meadowbrook Elementary School Public
Hillcrest Baptist School Private, Religious
2.00 Deer Chase Elementary School Public
1.66 Jenkins-White Elementary Charter School Public, Charter
1.66 Wilkinson Gardens Elementary School Public
2.00 Diamond Lakes Elementary School Public
1.66 Murphey Middle School Public, Charter
1.66 Glenn Hills Elementary School Public
1.66 Glenn Hills High School Public
2.33 McBean Elementary School Public
1.66 Terrace Manor Elementary School Public
Ebenezer Adventist Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.00 Hephzibah Middle School Public
1.66 Jamestown Elementary School Public
1.66 Morgan Road Middle School Public
1.66 Josey High School Public
1.66 Collins Elementary School Public
1.66 Hephzibah High School Public
2.00 Hephzibah Elementary School Public
1.66 Glenn Hills Middle School Public
ABC Daycare & Kindergarten Private
1.66 Bayvale Elementary School Public
3.00 Walker Traditional Elementary School Public
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2.33 Laney High School Public
2.00 Monte Sano Elementary School Public
1.66 Craig-Houghton Elementary School Public
1.66 Lamar-Milledge Elementary School Public
2.00 Academy of Richmond County High School Public
1.66 W.S. Hornsby School Public
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4.00 Davidson Magnet School Public, Magnet
Immaculate Conception Catholic School Private, Religious
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Heritage Academy Private, Religious
Hope Christian School Private, Religious
2.33 Lake Forest Hills Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
1.66 Sego Middle School 4 mi. 749
1.66 Butler High School 5 mi. 895
1.66 Glenn Hills High School 7 mi. 969
1.66 Josey High School 7 mi. 785
1.66 Hephzibah High School 6 mi. 1,075

Around Cross Creek High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 49%
Female 50%

Student Diversity

Cross Creek High School United States Butler High School Glenn Hills High School Hephzibah High School Josey High School Sego Middle School
African American 61.0% 15.2% 87.0% 92.0% 58.0% 92.0% 85.0%
White 32.0% 51.6% 8.0% 2.0% 34.0% 3.0% 9.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 24.5% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.6% 1.0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 30.4%
Grade 10 26.9%
Grade 11 23.2%
Grade 12 19.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 36% Yes
  • 43% Not sure.
  • 21% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 50% The teachers
  • 25% The technology available
  • 8% Basketball team
  • 8% The drama program
  • 8% Resources

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 36% Funding
  • 27% Students
  • 18% Crowded
  • 18% Teachers who do not want to teach

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% Dr. Jason Moore
  • 30% Some of the teachers are outstanding
  • 10% Our principle

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 50% Becoming something great
  • 50% Crowded

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 67% Take the outside route to your class. ALWAYS!
  • 22% Be ready to learn !
  • 11% Teachers push you because they care

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 88% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.