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About This School

Deep Creek Middle School is a public middle school in Chesapeake. The principal of Deep Creek Middle School is Dr. Muriel P. Barefield. 490 students go to Deep Creek Middle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 36% of the 490 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Deep Creek Middle School is 14:1. Hugo A. Owens Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 60% 55%
Hispanic 4% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 32% 35%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 36% 26%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    I have just finished my three year "career" at Deep Creek Middle and in my opinion it is a wonderful place to learn. The teachers there are very supportive of their students and have helped me through many of my own emotional ups and downs. In addition to wonderful staff Deep Creek consistently has a greater than average percentage of passing students on standardized tests. The only thing I do not like about this school is the social aspect but all schools have less than friendly students. All in all it is a great school.

  • (3 years ago)

    We were very pleased to have our daughter just finish her first year at DCMS. She loved it and cannot wait til summer is over to get back. I want to give props to the great principal that is now moving on to other academic endeavors and was proud to have the Chesapeake Teacher of the Year as my daughter's teacher. We are going in to new year very optimistic that it will be another great year.

  • (5 years ago)

    DCMS has treated me well in my almost three years I personaly have had trouble with other students and the administration has kept a close eye on me and the peolpe I interact with ever since. The academics are great; the current principle every year challenges her students to beat the SOL scores of last year students of the grade. So far she has done an excelent job with both the students and their parents.

  • (5 years ago)

    i have just moved here from fairfax county in northern virginia and i have to say that chesapeake county schools are far better with students.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is great! My child has been so successful there. The teachers are the best and keep me informed of how my child is doing. The principal and assistant principals seem to know all of the kids and are always there for the kids and the parents. They are even open until 6 45 one night a week to help parents!!!

  • (8 years ago)

    The school strives for academic excellence. Great extracurricular activities are offered and there is a high level of parent involvement.

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