Bear Creek Middle School

228 Jefferson St
Statham, GA 30666
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Bear Creek Middle School serves 757 students in grades 6-8.
Bear Creek Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bear Creek Middle School's student population of 757 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students757 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

Bear Creek Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bear Creek Middle School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#712 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
15%
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Black
14%
37%
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White
60%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.590.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarrow County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bear Creek Middle School is Winder-barrow High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Russell Middle School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bethlehem Alternative School Alternative School

    0.8 miles
    54 Star St W
    Bethlehem, GA 30620
    (770) 867-2900
    0.8 n/a n/a
  • Winder Russell Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 934 students
    0.8 miles
    364 W Candler St
    Winder, GA 30680
    (770) 867-8181
    0.8 6-8 934
  • Winder Winder-barrow High School Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,012 students
    1.4 miles
    272 N 5th Ave
    Winder, GA 30680
    (770) 867-4519
    1.4 9-12 2,012
  • Winder Winder Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 659 students
    1.5 miles
    194 Mcneal Rd
    Winder, GA 30680
    (678) 425-2194
    1.5 PK-5 659
  • Winder Holsenbeck Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 745 students
    2.1 miles
    445 Holsenbeck School Rd
    Winder, GA 30680
    (770) 307-1540
    2.1 PK-5 745

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