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 (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
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 more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Asian
10%
3%
Hispanic
7%
32%
White
71%
56%
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 0.39
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%
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%

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 30,643 594
District Total Revenue $311 MM $7 MM
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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
Boulder Valley   No. Re2 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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
  • BoulderCommunity Montessori School
    805 Gillaspie Dr
    BoulderCO 80305
    (720)561-3700
    0.6 mi | 325 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • BoulderMesa Elementary School
    1575 Lehigh St
    BoulderCO 80305
    (720)561-3000
    0.6 mi | 371 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BoulderHalcyon School (special Education)
    Special Education School
    3100 Bucknell Court
    BoulderCO 80303
    (720)561-4700
    Special Education School

    0.9 mi | 21 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • BoulderSouthern Hills Middle School
    1500 Knox Dr
    BoulderCO 80305
    (720)561-3400
    1 mi | 535 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BoulderCreekside Elementary School At Martin Park
    3740 Martin Dr
    BoulderCO 80305
    (720)561-3800
    1 mi | 367 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Boulder, CO public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.38, which is lower than the Colorado average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Boulder is Halcyon School (special Education). Read more about public school diversity statistics in Colorado or national school diversity statistics.