Timber Creek High School in Alafaya, FL - Niche

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Timber Creek High School is a public school in Alafaya, Florida. It has 3,030 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 72% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 854 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1001 Avalon Park Blvd
Orlando, FL 32828
(321) 235-7800

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3.8 from 854 reviews
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    • High School Freshman
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are many extracurricular activities in our school. Teachers will often offer students different clubs to join and even programs to partake in such as scholarships.

    There are many after-school activities for a variety of interests and the teachers are helpful on making the students fit it in. The atmosphere is very welcoming in all activities thanks to the teachers and students.

    Students are very committed to clubs and do very well at organizing themselves and activities.
    • High School Freshman
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The parents don't seem to put too much pressure on the students of the school, however I don't particularly see the parents being actively involved in the school' activity.
    • High School Freshman
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers are great and are very welcoming. They give up their own time to help every student to be able to do their best Teachers generally make engaging lessons to keep the students interested, and seems like they genuinely care the students.

    The school gives students many opportunities for students to excel. There is a variety of clubs for students to attend to, and as well as different facilities for students to use such as the several computer labs, the library, the gym, the performing arts center, and many more.

    There are just only some teachers that may need to engage with their students a bit more instead of being heavily dependent on online lessons and the text book.

    Overall, the Timber Creek High School provides great education,
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The school provides dozens of different clubs that aim to accommodate various interests and groups. The school also has many excellent athletic programs, such as the color guard and marching band. The color guard is nationally known and it's World Class team competes at World Class Championships every year in Dayton, OH and is a finalist team almost every time. This team competes out of the state several times and is known throughout the state for it's performances. However, I would not rate the experience as the best because of the lack of administrative support towards the color guard. The team is ignored, looked down upon, and not given any recognition or respect in terms of financing, facilities, and even with all of its' accomplishments.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Overall Experience: This school is unique because it has an incredible color guard program that is nationally known as it competes in World Class Championships in Dayton, OH every year and often is one of the finalists. Through this program, I was able to travel to several states to compete, I gained skills that I would not have acquired through a general classroom setting, such as perseverance, strength, and time management. I would choose this school again for this very reason because not every school has a World Class color guard that is nationally competitive and therefore I would not trade that experience for another school.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 East River High School 2 mi. 1,831
3.00 University High School 5 mi. 3,040
3.66 Hagerty High School 7 mi. 2,249
2.33 Colonial High School 10 mi. 3,357
4.00 Oviedo High School 11 mi. 2,354

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


Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Timber Creek High School United States Colonial High School East River High School Hagerty High School Oviedo High School University High School
White 44.0% 51.0% 13.0% 43.0% 70.0% 68.0% 26.0%
Hispanic 35.0% 25.0% 71.0% 40.0% 15.0% 16.0% 52.0%
African American 10.0% 15.0% 9.0% 9.0% 6.0% 8.0% 10.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 2.0% 3.0% 4.0% 2.0% 7.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.4%
Grade 10 24.5%
Grade 11 24.8%
Grade 12 25.3%

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 121 responses

  • 68% Yes
  • 19% Not sure.
  • 13% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 104 responses

  • 18% Lunch to see friends
  • 17% Variety of clubs
  • 13% Variety of classes
  • 11% The teachers that care about students
  • 10% The athletic teams are the best <3
  • 9% The on-campus coffee shop
  • 7% Everything.
  • 5% Informative administrators
  • 3% Marching Band
  • 2% Haha, best things, lolz
  • 2% The preschool
  • 1% The color guard
  • 1% Class opportunities
  • 0% Choir

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 73 responses

  • 23% Administrative policies
  • 15% School food
  • 11% So many activities, so little time.
  • 11% Athletes get special treatment
  • 10% Too many clicks
  • 7% Students aren't open-minded
  • 6% The classes aren't as rigorous as they should be
  • 5% Current students uninviting to new students
  • 5% The worship of sports
  • 5% Tenure Teachers
  • 2% Overuse of cellphones
  • 1% Pressure to cheat

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 98 responses

  • 23% Has a bank and a Barnie's
  • 21% Our staff, students and moral.
  • 17% School spirit
  • 15% Huge and great variety of classes
  • 7% The demeanor of the students.
  • 6% Nothing
  • 5% Diversity of student interests
  • 2% Everyone is rather annoying
  • 1% The amount and quality of clubs/activities
  • 1% The Color Guard

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 108 responses

  • 26% The ideal high school
  • 14% Cool
  • 13% Busy
  • 10% Meh
  • 10% SGA/athlete dominant
  • 7% Well to do
  • 6% O.K
  • 5% Fun
  • 5% Preppy
  • 2% Not diverse
  • 2% Outstanding

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 83 responses

  • 19% Get involved in all that you can!
  • 18% Join clubs to get to know people.
  • 10% Do your best and work passed your limits.
  • 8% Do all you can to help you further your education
  • 7% Keep an open mind.
  • 7% Stand up for yourself no matter what.
  • 6% Follow Jesus
  • 5% Join SGA and every club and take AP and honors
  • 5% Take classes that will challenge you
  • 4% Do what you can to get where you want.
  • 4% Join a sport
  • 2% Stay out of drama, focus on your grades
  • 1% Get involved and take advantage of Dual Enrollment
  • 1% Take every opportunity that the school offers you
  • 1% Take all the AP classes, join clubs, and focus
  • 1% Avoid SGA unless you're a stereotype.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 104 responses

  • 18% I love everything about this school.
  • 72% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.