Bear Creek Middle School

  • Bear Creek Middle School serves 820 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Bear Creek Middle School's student population of 820 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students820 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bear Creek Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bear Creek Middle School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1079 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
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White
59%
40%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.600.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarrow County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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