Cedar Creek High School (New Jersey)
|Cedar Creek High School|
|School district||Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District|
|NCES School ID||3406060|
|Enrollment||889 (as of 2016-17)|
|Student to teacher ratio||12.2:1|
|Color(s)|| Forest Green and|
|Athletics conference||Cape-Atlantic League|
|GEHRHSD||Absegami High School|
Cedar Creek High School
Oakcrest High School
Cedar Creek High School is a public high school in Egg Harbor City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. The school serves students in ninth through twelfth grades as part of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District and opened in September 2010. The school's colors are forest green, maroon/burgundy and cream. The school mascot is the pirate.
As of the 2016-17 school year, the school had an enrollment of 889 students and 73.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.2:1. There were 218 students (24.5% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 49 (5.5% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.
Cedar Creek High School is located in the northern section of Egg Harbor City. The For the 2010-2011 school year, students in grades 9 and 10 attended Cedar Creek and students in grades 11-12 attended either Absegami High School in Galloway Township or Oakcrest High School in Hamilton Township. For school years 2011-2012, students in grades 9-11 attended Cedar Creek High, while 12th grade students attended either Absegami High or Oakcrest High. In 2012-2013, Cedar Creek housed grades 9-12 and graduated it first senior class.
Cedar Creek High School educates students from Egg Harbor City, Mullica Township, Port Republic and Washington Township (in Burlington County). Students from Galloway Township and Hamilton Township are zoned to other schools but are eligible to attend Cedar Creek through the school of choice program.
The Cedar Creek High School Pirates compete in the Cape-Atlantic League, which operates under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. With 648 students in grades 10-12, the school was classified by the NJSIAA for the 2019-20 school year as Group II for most athletic competition purposes, which included schools with an enrollment of 486 to 758 students in that grade range. The football team competes in the Independence Division of the 95-team West Jersey Football League superconference and was classified by the NJSIAA as South Jersey Group II for football for 2018-20.
In December 2015, the boys football team won the program's first state sectional title when they won the South Jersey Group II state sectional championship with a 28-27 win against West Deptford High School, defeating the team that beat them 42-28 in 2012 when they faced each other at Cedar Creek's first championship game.
The school's principal is Scott Parker.
- School data for Cedar Creek High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed July 22, 2019.
- Cedar Creek High School, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed December 20, 2015.
- New School Mascot Colors Name Slideshow
- Lowe, Claire. "Superintendent cites capacity in declining Brigantine request", Shore News Today, July 6, 2011. Accessed August 1, 2017. "Over the last year, Brigantine has conducted a feasibility study and spoken with Greater Egg Harbor Regional administration about the possibility of sending its high school students to the newly constructed Cedar Creek High School in Egg Harbor City. The new school opened in September to ninth- and 10th-grade students from Egg Harbor, Mullica Township, Port Republic, and Green Bank."
- Harper, Derek. "Cedar Creek honors first class of grads", The Press of Atlantic City, June 15, 2013. Accessed September 30, 2014. "The school draws from a number of small towns, including Egg Harbor City, Mullica Township and Port Republic in Atlantic County and Washington Township in Burlington County. Some Hamilton and Galloway Township students also attend through the school choice program."
- League & Conference Officers/Affiliated Schools 2019-2020, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed July 22, 2019.
- NJSIAA General Public School Classifications 2019-2020, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed July 22, 2019.
- Divisions, West Jersey Football League. Accessed September 25, 2017.
- NJSIAA Football Public School Classifications 2018-2020, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed July 22, 2019.
- Lamberti, Mike. "Whippany Park (50) at Cedar Creek (38), NJSIAA Group Tournament, Final Round, Group 1 - Girls Basketball", NJ.com, March 11, 2012. Accessed September 8, 2013. "That run quickly set the tone and Cedar Creek never looked back en route to a 50-38 victory over Whippany Park in the NJSIAA/ShopRite Group 1 championship game before 2,000 at Pine Belt Arena in Toms River."
- NJSIAA Girls Basketball Champion History, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed July 24, 2019.
- O'Kane, John. "Cedar Creek comes back to win first South Jersey football title", The Press of Atlantic City, December 6, 2015. Accessed December 11, 2015. "Plenty of people wondered whether the Cedar Creek High School football team would have an answer for West Deptford's power running game in Sunday's South Jersey Group II final at Rowan University.... The Pirates stormed back in the second half en route to a dramatic 28-27 win against West Deptford for the first sectional football title in school history.... Sunday was Cedar Creek's second trip to the sectional final. West Deptford beat the Pirates 42-28 in 2012."
- NJSIAA Football History, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed July 24, 2019.
- Administration, Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District. Accessed July 26, 2019.
- Cedar Creek High School website
- Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District
- Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District's 2015–16 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- data for the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District, National Center for Education Statistics