Bear Creek High School

Bear Creek High School serves 1,732 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the CO average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 45%.
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 1732 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,732 students
Bear Creek High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bear Creek High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 111 teachers
Bear Creek High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bear Creek High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Bear Creek High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
7%
3%
Bear Creek High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
34%
33%
Bear Creek High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
1%
5%
Bear Creek High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
54%
55%
Bear Creek High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Bear Creek High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.59 0.38
Bear Creek High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
26%
35%
Bear Creek High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
11%
7%
Bear Creek High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson County No. R-1 School District's student population of 86,011 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 79% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,184 in this district is less than the state average of $12,220. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,334 is less than the state average of $11,937. 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
164
3
Number of Students Managed 86,011 555
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 83%
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $879 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $892 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,184 $12,220
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,334 $11,937
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is D'evelyn Junior/senior High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Carmody Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bear Creek K-8 School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Denver Bear Creek K-8 School
    Grades: KG-8 | 1111 students
    0.3 miles
    9601 West Dartmouth Place
    DenverCO 80227
    (303)982-8714
    0.3KG-81111
  • DenverWestgate Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 618 students
    1 miles
    8550 West Vassar Dr
    DenverCO 80227
    (303)982-9130
    1PK-6618
  • DenverCarmody Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 591 students
    1.3 miles
    2050 South Kipling St
    DenverCO 80227
    (303)982-8930
    1.37-8591
  • Denver D'evelyn Junior/senior High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 1038 students
    1.3 miles
    10359 West Nassau Ave
    DenverCO 80235
    (303)982-2600
    1.37-121038
  • DenverGreen Gables Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 290 students
    1.5 miles
    8701 West Woodard Dr
    DenverCO 80227
    (303)982-8314
    1.5KG-6290

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