Bear Creek Elementary School serves 798 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Bear Creek Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 798 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 26%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 10% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 51% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Bear Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Bear Creek Elementary School's student population of 798 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bear Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bear Creek Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#158 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bear Creek Elementary School's ranking?
Bear Creek Elementary School is ranked #158 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
51% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Bear Creek Elementary School?
798 students attend Bear Creek Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Bear Creek Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bear Creek Elementary School?
Bear Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Bear Creek Elementary School offer ?
Bear Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Bear Creek Elementary School part of?
Bear Creek Elementary School is part of Lewis-Palmer Consolidated School District No. 38 In The Co.
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