30 Charter School Way
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bear Creek Community Charter School serves 466 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 13:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 37% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in PA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bear Creek Community Charter School's student population of 466 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
466 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 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 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State 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 Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
13%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
79%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.37
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), PA Dept. of Education

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