Bear Creek Community Charter School

Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bear Creek Community Charter School serves 468 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Bear Creek Community Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bear Creek Community Charter School's student population of 468 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Rankings

Bear Creek Community Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bear Creek Community Charter School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1663 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
80%
66%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.350.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBear Creek Community Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bear Creek Community Charter School is Wilkes-barre Area Ctc (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Solomon/plains Junior High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Daniel J Flood Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wilkes Barre Wilkes-barre Area Ctc Vocational School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12
    1.4 miles
    Jumper Road Plains Township
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570) 822-4131
    1.4 9-12 n/a
  • Wilkes Barre Daniel J Flood Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 671 students
    2.1 miles
    565 N Washington St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570) 826-7245
    2.1 K-6 671
  • Wilkes Barre Solomon/plains Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 805 students
    2.3 miles
    41 Abbott St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570) 826-7222
    2.3 K-6 805
  • Wilkes Barre Solomon/plains Junior High School Math: 18% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 460 students
    2.3 miles
    43 Abbott St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
    (570) 826-7224
    2.3 7-8 460
  • Wilkes Barre Heights/murray Elementary School Math: 8% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 822 students
    2.5 miles
    1 S Sherman St
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    (570) 826-7111
    2.5 K-6 822

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