Bear Creek Elementary School

Bear Creek Elementary School serves 414 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 45%.
Bear Creek Elementary School operates within the Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 414 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 414 students
Bear Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bear Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Bear Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bear Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is equal to the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Bear Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
7%
3%
Bear Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
4%
33%
Bear Creek Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
78%
55%
Bear Creek Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
11%
3%
Bear Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.38 0.38
Bear Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
35%
Bear Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
7%
Bear Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2013)

District Comparison

Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District's student population of 30,546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,259 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,882 is higher than the state average of $11,937. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed 30,546 555
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $327 MM $7 MM
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $374 MM $7 MM
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,259 $12,220
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,882 $11,937
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Halcyon School (special Education) (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Halcyon School (special Education) (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Montessori School (0.6 miles away)
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