Bear Creek Elementary School

  • Bear Creek Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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 grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award 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 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bear Creek Elementary School is 0.36, 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 School Rank (16-17)#20 out of 1718 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
79%
53%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score0.360.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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

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