Bear Creek Elementary School

  • Bear Creek Elementary School serves 417 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the CO average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Bear Creek Elementary School operates within the Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 417 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2006)
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students417 students
Bear Creek Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Bear Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Bear Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBear Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
Bear Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Bear Creek Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2010)
Asian
8%
3%
Bear Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
4%
33%
Bear Creek Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
5%
Bear Creek Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
76%
54%
Bear Creek Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Bear Creek Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
12%
4%
Bear Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBear Creek Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.400.60
Bear Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
1%
34%
Bear Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
1%
7%
Bear Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District's student population of 30,908 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,681 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,345 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has declined by 18% over four years.
School District NameBoulder Valley No. Re2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
57
3
Number of Students Managed30,908575
Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue$357 MM$8 MM
Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$347 MM$8 MM
Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$11,681$14,042
Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$11,345$13,805
Boulder Valley No. Re2 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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