Bear Lake Elementary School

  • Bear Lake Elementary School serves 130 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bear Lake Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bear Lake Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

  • Bear Lake Elementary School's student population of 130 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bear Lake Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bear Lake Elementary School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#1316 out of 3119 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
8%
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Black
n/a
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bear Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bear Lake Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.200.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBear Lake Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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