Bear Creek High School

Bear Creek High School serves 1,847 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Bear Creek High School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 78%.

Overview

The student population of 1847 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,847 students
Bear Creek High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 97 teachers
Bear Creek High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bear Creek High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 19:1 16:1
Bear Creek High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Bear Creek High School American Indian Students (1997-2013)
Asian
6%
3%
Bear Creek High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
32%
32%
Bear Creek High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
5%
Bear Creek High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
57%
56%
Bear Creek High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Bear Creek High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bear Creek High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.57 0.39
Bear Creek High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
26%
34%
Bear Creek High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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.
12%
7%
Bear Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,547 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,925 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,162 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,547 561
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 81% 78%
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,162 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District 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 D'evelyn Junior/senior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carmody Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bear Creek K-8 School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Bear Creek K-8 School
    1 Negative Reviews
    9601 West Dartmouth Place
    DenverCO 80227
    (303)982-8714
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 1110 students                      
  • DenverWestgate Elementary School
    8550 West Vassar Dr
    DenverCO 80227
    (303)982-9130
    1 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 600 students                      
  • Denver D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
    10359 West Nassau Ave
    DenverCO 80235
    (303)982-2600
    1.3 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 1020 students                      
  • DenverCarmody Middle School
    2050 South Kipling St
    DenverCO 80227
    (303)982-8930
    1.3 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 648 students                      
  • DenverGreen Gables Elementary School
    8701 West Woodard Dr
    DenverCO 80227
    (303)982-8314
    1.5 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 277 students                      

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