Bear Creek Elementary School

  • Bear Creek Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Bear Creek Elementary School's student population of 366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bear Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bear Creek Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2434 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bear Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bear Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
32%
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Black
52%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bear Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
39%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bear Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.580.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bear Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePINELLAS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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