Bear Creek Elementary School

Bear Creek Elementary School serves 378 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Bear Creek Elementary School operates within the Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District.

Overview

The student population of 378 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 378 students
Bear Creek Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Bear Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bear Creek Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Bear Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
3%
Bear Creek Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
32%
Bear Creek Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Bear Creek Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
71%
56%
Bear Creek Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bear Creek Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Bear Creek Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.47 0.58
Bear Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
1%
34%
Bear Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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 (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 30,643 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
3
Number of Students Managed 30,643 554
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $311 MM $7 MM
District Spending $402 MM $7 MM
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,757 $11,613
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,937 $12,022
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boulder Community Montessori School
    805 Gillaspie Dr
    Boulder , CO , 80305
    (720)561-3700
    0.6  mi  |  325  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Boulder Mesa Elementary School
    1575 Lehigh St
    Boulder , CO , 80305
    (720)561-3000
    0.6  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Boulder Halcyon School (special Education)
    Special Education School
    3100 Bucknell Court
    Boulder , CO , 80303
    (720)561-4700
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Boulder Southern Hills Middle School
    1500 Knox Dr
    Boulder , CO , 80305
    (720)561-3400
    1  mi  |  535  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Boulder Creekside Elementary School At Martin Park
    3740 Martin Dr
    Boulder , CO , 80305
    (720)561-3800
    1  mi  |  367  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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