Bear Creek Middle School

228 Jefferson St
Statham, GA 30666
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Bear Creek Middle School serves 626 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bear Creek Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Bear Creek Middle School's student population of 626 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
626 students
This chart display total students of Bear Creek Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Bear Creek Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Bear Creek Middle School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Bear Creek Middle School by grade.

School Rankings

Bear Creek Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bear Creek Middle School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#859 out of 2168 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Bear Creek Middle School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bear Creek Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
14%
36%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
52%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bear Creek Middle School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.65
This chart display the diversity score of Bear Creek Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bear Creek Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bear Creek Middle School's ranking?
Bear Creek Middle School is ranked #859 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Bear Creek Middle School often compared to?
Bear Creek Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Haymon-morris Middle School, Russell Middle School, Westside Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Bear Creek Middle School?
626 students attend Bear Creek Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Bear Creek Middle School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bear Creek Middle School?
Bear Creek Middle School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bear Creek Middle School offer ?
Bear Creek Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Bear Creek Middle School part of?
Bear Creek Middle School is part of Barrow County School District.

School Calendar

View the Bear Creek Middle School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Spring Break
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Early Release / Last Day of School for Students
May 22, 2024 (Wednesday)

School Reviews

Review Bear Creek Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Are Public Schools Protecting the Environment?
Learn about how public schools are making their campuses greener through technology investments, policy changes, and eco-friendly student education.
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Should My Child Enroll in Honors Or General Courses?
Honors or general courses? Find out which type is best for your child's learning environment and GPA.
Public Schools in a Minute
January 27, 2024
Public Schools in a Minute
Explore the diverse world of public schools in a minute! Our brief overview provides a snapshot of the educational landscape, school districts, curriculum, and more. Get a quick glance at the big picture of K-12 education.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 626 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Quick Links