Find Homes

Deep Creek High School Report

Back to Top

Deep Creek High School Key Info

In-depth school information including test scores and student stats for Deep Creek High School, Chesapeake, VA.

  • Name Deep Creek High School
  • 5 out of 10 GreatSchools Rating
  • Enrollment 1,374 students (as of 2014)
  • City Chesapeake, VA
  • County Chesapeake City
  • District Chesapeake Public Schools
Back to Top

Deep Creek High School Ratings

Avg Rating4/54/54/54/53/53/5
Back to Top

Deep Creek High School Reviews

5/5 Rating - Posted October 19, 2014
This school is great. The faculty and staff are always willing to help with anything. I like how the small size allows all the teachers and students to feel like one large family. Our school's sports teams haven't been the best lately but, our school spirit is still here. I would recommend this school to anybody.
Submitted by student

4/5 Rating - Posted April 29, 2014
This school really helped my nephew! !! He was so far behind From his old school and they help get him caughtGod up. Now he will be grad with the rest of his class .. Thank God. ..
Submitted by parent

1/5 Rating - Posted March 25, 2014
Deep Creek is corrupted... the atmosphere and vibes are just completely negative. Teachers love saying " at the end of the day I'm still getting paid ". We understand that but your not helping. Theres afterschool help but one goes because theyre too worried about getting high,parties, and the latest shoes. Theres fighting and yelling and hard to get through the day . And it's hard to learn when no one around you cares or when there's 20 year olds in your freshman classes ( I'm not from va but where I'm from thats illegal ). Honestly ready to move. I won't be graduating from here.
Submitted by other

1/5 Rating - Posted July 31, 2013
Deep Creek is a good school but we need more funding for repairs and materials. In my math class last year we weren't even issued calculators because the school didn't have enough and this year the calcutlators we were given were falling apart and barely worked. The school is old and severely needs to be remodeled as well; bathrooms that are disgusting with broken toilets and desks that are basically rocking chairs. In addition the school is overcrowded it takes oil most all of my lunch time to even get my food. Overall the teachers are great and I learn a lot every day it's a small community and everyone knows everyone but things NEED to change.
Submitted by student

4/5 Rating - Posted December 5, 2011
It's a great school. My daughter was part of the rezoning of Grassfield to Deep Creek. She is now a sophmore. She has excelled in every part of the school. AP courses, Varsity sports, school clubs. The faculty is there to help the parents and students, but it's up to them to take advantage of them and all the resources. The only recommendation I can give is for the administration (who is very OLD school) to give breathing room for school events. It's time for the administration to step forward with new outlooks and goals.
Submitted by parent

5/5 Rating - Posted September 13, 2010
This years 2010 new student orientation was the biggest turn in years. The neighborhoods in Deep Creek were recently rezoned and there is a more diverse population this year. My daughter is a freshman and she loves going to Deep Creek High School. She is motivated and excited to learn by all of her teachers. Mrs. Bagley the principal and her staff are very engaged and it looks like this year will be one of the best years yet.
Submitted by parent

Posted December 9, 2009
i love my school...our chorus department is one of the best in the state, and we've been Grand Champions of the nation TWICE! Anyone who thinks that students aren't disciplined enough are wrong. A lttle bit of trouble is to be expected at every high school. I do not appreciate the comments about my school not being safe. Everyone who attends our school loves it. We are united. In fact, we're even more united because of the death of Mr. Hardee. I love my school, and i thank God every day that I have a good school to go to, with a helpful administration team and staff.
Submitted by student

4/5 Rating - Posted July 15, 2009
Deep Creek has the ability to be one of the best schools in hampton roads,but the lack of discipline is reaching an alarming high. The students have no fear or respect for the staff and much less security. I feel it would take a major event or somthing tragic happening foer anyone to change anything. I he students get away with to much crap,the ones who wont the education suffers. I love the school and also Mr.Hardee but it's time for some new blood and rules that stick.
Submitted by parent

4/5 Rating - Posted January 28, 2007
I feel that the biggest problem facing DCH is discipline. In my experience, the administration fails to support the teachers, which is why the students feel that they get away with whatever they want. In many cases a teacher will write a discipline referral and the student will come back to class with only a warning from the administration, if anything. eventually teachers stop trying discipline the students because they receive no support, which only breeds the problem. The security at the school is slack because they do very little about students freely roaming the halls, rather than being in class or leaving campus to go to afternoon work programs. Again, this is because the administration does little to enforce discipline procedures. However, the there is potential for DCH be a great school if there was more structure. There are many fine teachers and a variety of classes and extracurricular activities.
Submitted by teacher

5/5 Rating - Posted August 15, 2005
I am not a parent, but i graduated from deep creek in 2002. I love deep creek for a lot of reasons. I think it is a very well balanced school as far as ethnicity and economis standings are concerned. As with any school, there are those few people whose goal in life is to cause problems, but for the most part, it's a 'quiet' school. The teachers are helpful and most of them have a good relationship with thier students. I think deep creek is a great school, and i hope to raise my children in this area one day. Go hornets!
Submitted by former student

5/5 Rating - Posted July 28, 2005
DCHS is one of the greatest schools to attend in Virginia. The quality of the academic programs are outstanding because of the school's unique 'block' scheduling. This type of scheduling for classes allows students to be able to finish classes in one semester, in contrast to schools who don't have 'block' scheduling it will take them an entire school year to finish the exact classes. Deep Creek also includes a very successful music program as well as fantastic sports activities that help athletes to become better people in life. If you learn to look past the particularly large amount of students I believe you will agree 100% with my statements. Parent involvment is vital to your childen's success. This is because you must sign and agree with the courses your child may take before they can take them. Overall DCHS is a very well-disciplined and productive school.
Submitted by student

5/5 Rating - Posted July 26, 2005
I attended Deep Creek, and because of the teachers, coaches, and administrators, I was given the best foot forward into my college carrier. While the school may seem over crowded at times, the administrators are always on constant alert for any problems that may occur. This school offers students a top education, I was proud to attend this school. Any child who is willing to work hard will do very well at Deep Creek. The teachers are very willing to help the stedents who need the most attention, they also find time to make sure that every student is getting the best education possible. The music department at Deep Creek is one of the top programs in the state. Every child is given the chance to exceed at their own tallent levels, along with the Art and Theater Departments. Deep Creek High is nothing less than Amazing.
Submitted by student

4/5 Rating - Posted March 13, 2005
My personal feelings towards DCHS is that it awfuland could be a whole lot better then it is now. I personally feel that students should be in class focusing more getting their eduation and to be able to get credit to graduate instead hanging around the main hall way or causing promblems for other around them. The academic department could be better if the students and teachers could stand a chance to work with one another one on one also to not have the teachers add more pressure on those students that having a rough time. As for the extracurricular activities they need more students to get involve. However,I must say they need to allow students more time to get to class since the school is very much OVERCROWDED and could stand to have more restrooms and the school is in need of repairs.
Submitted by student

4/5 Rating - Posted February 2, 2005
My daughter had a good experience when she attended Deep Creek. I think that the guidance department is lacking with helping seniors learn about scholarships. My experience in obtaining information with the guidance was not good and I had to go to another high school to get the help that my daughter needed. I agree that students should not be around the main door. All schools have peer pressures to look one way or another.DCHS is over crowded and needs to eliminate some students or add one a wing.I would rather my children go to DCHS than some other 'better' schools or schools who have the attitude where they think they are better and have no problems which we all know they do.Thanks DC for letting my daughter succeed while she was there.
Submitted by parent

2/5 Rating - Posted January 30, 2005
I am not happy with DCHS for many reasons. Academics are not stressed and children with special needs are brushed aside. Teachers are slow to respond to parents' requests for information. My sons are ridiculed for not being 'gangster' enough. Some of the administration means well, but they are overwhelmed by all the issues they have to deal with day after day. If your student is serious about his/her education, they'll be facing an uphill challenge at Deep Creek.
Submitted by parent

School data provided by: