Bear Canyon Elementary School

9660 Salford Lane
Littleton, CO 80126
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 411 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Bear Canyon Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 10% in CO
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bear Canyon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bear Canyon Elementary School's student population of 411 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Bear Canyon Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bear Canyon Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#97 out of 1779 schools
(Top 10%)
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55%
32%
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78%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bear Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
35%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
78%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.38
This chart display the diversity score of Bear Canyon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bear Canyon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bear Canyon Elementary School's ranking?
Bear Canyon Elementary School is ranked #97 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Bear Canyon Elementary School often compared to?
Bear Canyon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Skyview Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Bear Canyon Elementary School?
411 students attend Bear Canyon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Bear Canyon Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bear Canyon Elementary School?
Bear Canyon Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Bear Canyon Elementary School offer ?
Bear Canyon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Bear Canyon Elementary School part of?
Bear Canyon Elementary School is part of Douglas County School District No. Re 1.
In what neighborhood is Bear Canyon Elementary School located?
Bear Canyon Elementary School is located in the Westridge neighborhood of Littleton, CO. There are 9 other public schools located in Westridge.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 55% (Top 20%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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