Bear Creek High School

  • Bear Creek High School serves 1,672 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the CO average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
  • Bear Creek High School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.
  • Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the CO state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1672 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,672 students
Bear Creek High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bear Creek High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Bear Creek High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Bear Creek High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 18:1
Bear Creek High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Bear Creek High School American Indian Students (1997-2014)
Asian
7%
3%
Bear Creek High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
35%
33%
Bear Creek High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Bear Creek High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
55%
54%
Bear Creek High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bear Creek High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Bear Creek High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Bear Creek High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.39
Bear Creek High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
34%
Bear Creek High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Bear Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,571 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,099 in this district is less than the state average of $14,042. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,885 is less than the state average of $13,805. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
3
Number of Students Managed 86,571 575
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 83%
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $869 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $850 MM $8 MM
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,099 $14,042
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,885 $13,805
Jefferson County No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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