Bear Creek Elementary School

2500 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Bear Creek Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bear Creek Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bear Creek Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

Bear Creek Elementary School's student population of 448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Bear Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bear Creek Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#35 out of 1768 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
78%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoulder Valley School District No. Re2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Bear Creek Elementary School is Halcyon School (special Education) (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Montessori School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boulder Community Montessori School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 302 students
    0.6 miles
    805 Gillaspie Dr
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3700
    0.6 PK-6 302
  • Boulder Mesa Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 272 students
    0.6 miles
    1575 Lehigh Street
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3000
    0.6 K-5 272
  • Boulder Halcyon School (special Education) Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 13 students
    0.9 miles
    3100 Bucknell Court
    Boulder, CO 80303
    (720) 561-4700
    0.9 6-12 13
  • Boulder Creekside Elementary School At Martin Park Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 320 students
    1.0 miles
    3740 Martin Drive
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3800
    1 PK-5 320
  • Boulder Southern Hills Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
    1.0 miles
    1500 Knox Drive
    Boulder, CO 80305
    (720) 561-3400
    1 6-8 555

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