Bear Creek Elementary School

350 61st St S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Bear Creek Elementary School serves 381 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bear Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bear Creek Elementary School's student population of 381 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Bear Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (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 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2609 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
33%
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Black
57%
22%
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White
33%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePinellas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bear Creek Elementary School is Boca Ciega High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Disston Academy (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Saint Petersburg Boca Ciega High School Magnet School
    Math: 37% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,754 student
    0.6 miles
    924 58th St S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
    (727) 893-2780
    0.6 9-12 1,754
  • Saint Petersburg St. Petersburg Collegiate High School Charter School
    Grades: 10-12 | 241 students
    0.9 miles
    6605 5th Ave N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33710
    (727) 341-4610
    0.9 10-12 241
  • Saint Petersburg Disston Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-12 | 136 students
    1.1 miles
    5125 11th Ave S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
    (727) 893-1115
    1.1 5-12 136
  • Saint Petersburg Pasadena Fundamental Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 87% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
    1.2 miles
    95 72nd St N
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33710
    (727) 893-2646
    1.2 K-5 464
  • Saint Petersburg Gulfport Montessori Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 39% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 618 students
    1.5 miles
    2014 52nd St S
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
    (727) 893-2643
    1.5 PK-5 618

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