Bear Creek High School

Bear Creek High School serves 1,899 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to 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 1899 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,899 students
Bear Creek High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Bear Creek High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bear Creek High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more 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 20:1 15:1
Bear Creek High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Bear Creek High School American Indian (1997-2012)
Asian
5%
3%
Bear Creek High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
31%
32%
Bear Creek High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Bear Creek High School Black (1988-2012)
White
56%
56%
Bear Creek High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bear Creek High School Sch Ethnicity Bear Creek High 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.
0.59 0.58
Bear Creek High 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.
24%
34%
Bear Creek High 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.
10%
7%
Bear Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,801 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 79% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,801 554
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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 Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,933 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,170 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Westgate Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lakewood Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Bear Creek K-8 School
    9601 West Dartmouth Place
    Lakewood , CO , 80227
    (303)982-8714
    0.3  mi  |  1165  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Lakewood Westgate Elementary School
    8550 West Vassar Dr
    Lakewood , CO , 80227
    (303)982-9130
    1  mi  |  592  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Denver Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
    10359 West Nassau Ave
    Denver , CO , 80235
    (303)982-2600
    1.3  mi  |  1002  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Lakewood Carmody Middle School
    2050 South Kipling St
    Lakewood , CO , 80227
    (303)982-8930
    1.3  mi  |  665  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Lakewood Green Gables Elementary School
    8701 West Woodard Dr
    Lakewood , CO , 80227
    (303)982-8314
    1.5  mi  |  306  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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