Bear Creek Elementary School

4815 Hickory Downs Dr
Houston, TX 77084
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bear Creek Elementary School serves 629 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bear Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bear Creek Elementary School's student population of 629 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Bear Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (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 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4724 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
73%
52%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
17%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.440.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKaty Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bear Creek Elementary School is Harmony School Of Discovery - Houston (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Watkins Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harmony School Of Achievement - Houston (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Harmony School Of Achievement - Houston Charter School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 641 students
    0.5 miles
    16209 Keith Harrow Blvd
    Houston, TX 77084
    (281) 855-2500
    0.5 K-5 641
  • Houston Lieder Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 913 students
    1.5 miles
    17003 Kieth Harrow Blvd
    Houston, TX 77084
    (281) 463-5928
    1.5 PK-5 913
  • Houston Horne Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 955 students
    1.6 miles
    14950 W Little York Rd
    Houston, TX 77084
    (281) 463-5954
    1.6 PK-5 955
  • Houston Watkins Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,370 student
    1.6 miles
    4800 Cairnvillage St
    Houston, TX 77084
    (281) 463-5850
    1.6 6-8 1,370
  • Houston Truitt Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,366 student
    1.8 miles
    6600 Addicks Satsuma Rd
    Houston, TX 77084
    (281) 856-1100
    1.8 6-8 1,366

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