Bear Creek High School

  • Bear Creek High School serves 1,564 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bear Creek High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Bear Creek High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Bear Creek High School's student population of 1,564 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,564 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bear Creek High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bear Creek High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#684 out of 1768 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
48%
53%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.60
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Graduation Rate
93%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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