An “A” rated school, Hunter’s Creek Middle School, is part of the demonstrably successful OCPS Digital Curriculum Pilot School program, which is serving students in the community at the highest, most-devoted level. Located at 13400 Town Loop Boulevard, in Orlando, Florida, operates Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9:25 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.; and, Wednesday from 9:25 a.m. to 2:50 p.m. Office hours of the middle school are 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
The school’s stated mission is to, “To focus our efforts to accomplish our mission and achieve our vision, the board and superintendent set five broad goals…Intense Focus on Student Achievement, High-Performing and Dedicated Team, Safe Learning and Working Environment, Efficient Operations, and Sustained Community Engagement.”
Test Scores and Ratings at Hunter’s Creek Middle School
Serving the 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade, Hunter’s Creek Middle School is part of the Orange County scholastic district, with about 1,100 students.The learning institution boasts a strong Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test 2, or FCAT 2 performance. In 2014, 336 sixth-grade students scored 79 percent in math, compared to the statewide average of 53 percent. The reading score for the same grade with 337 students participating also outperformed the statewide average of 60 percent.
Seventh graders scored 74 percent in math, besting the statewide average of 54 percent; and, 72 percent in reading, compared to the statewide average of 57 percent. Eighth grade students score 78 percent in math, and 72 percent in reading, to compared to respective statewide averages of 47 percent and 57 percent. All three grades likewise outperformed in science and writing, garnering percentages ranging from 10 percent to approximately 20 percent, compared to the statewide averages in the same subjects.
These stellar student performances clearly demonstrate the effectiveness of the learning environment, even though the student:teacher ratio is 20 to 1, which is actually higher than the average in Florid of 15 to 1.
Learning and Extracurricular Activities
Like most public middle schools, Hunter’s Creek is no different when it comes to a very diverse learning and nurturing environment. It offers not only some of the best in core curricular studies, such as math, science, geography, language arts, reading, writing, and more, it likewise boasts a track record of community involvement.
Students are encouraged by teachers, faculty, and staff, to embrace their personal interests and to explore the spirit and experience of serving the community in which they live. In addition, there are fifteen extracurricular activities for both boys and girls, which include such things as volleyball, soccer, book clubs, after school tutoring, SGA, basketball, track, math clubs, and Future Problem Solvers. It also has a participating chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.
At Hunter’s Creek Middle School, student growth is fostered in more ways than traditional education, being part of the county’s digital curriculum pilot program. This school also boasts a five-star rating from scholastic review site SchoolDigger.com and earns a rating of 9 out of 10 from Great Schools.com.
Parents are also strongly encouraged to get involved, volunteering their time and talents to not only the students of the middle school, but to the community at-large. There are a number of clubs and causes parents are able to join to make a real difference for the future.