Bear Mountain Elementary School

1501 Hood St.
Arvin, CA 93203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Bear Mountain Elementary School serves 722 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Bear Mountain Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Bear Mountain Elementary School's student population of 722 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Rankings

Bear Mountain Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bear Mountain Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7822 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
18%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
25%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
97%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.060.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArvin Union School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bear Mountain Elementary School is Arvin High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Haven Drive Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sierra Vista Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arvin Haven Drive Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 618 students
    0.7 miles
    341 Haven Dr.
    Arvin, CA 93203
    (661) 854-6540
    0.7 7-8 618
  • Arvin Sierra Vista Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 845 students
    0.7 miles
    300 Franklin St.
    Arvin, CA 93203
    (661) 854-6560
    0.7 K-6 845
  • Bakersfield Grimmway Academy Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 802 students
    0.8 miles
    901 Nectarine Ct.
    Bakersfield, CA 93311
    (661) 855-8200
    0.8 K-8 802
  • Arvin Arvin High School Math: 13% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,627 students
    1.0 miles
    900 Varsity Rd.
    Arvin, CA 93203
    (661) 854-5561
    1 9-12 2,627
  • Arvin El Camino Real Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 865 students
    1.2 miles
    911 El Camino Real Rd.
    Arvin, CA 93203
    (661) 854-6661
    1.2 K-6 865

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