Bear Lake High School

  • Bear Lake High School serves 315 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bear Lake High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Bear Lake High School's student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students315 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bear Lake High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bear Lake High School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bear Lake High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
94%
76%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bear Lake High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.110.30
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Graduation Rate85-89%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bear Lake High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBear Lake County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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