Bear Valley Elementary School

Bear Valley Elementary School serves 389 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Bear Valley Elementary School operates within the Anchorage School District.

School Overview

The student population of 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 389 students
Bear Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bear Valley Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Bear Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bear Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 17:1
Bear Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
4%
24%
Bear Valley Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
3%
6%
Bear Valley Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Bear Valley Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
76%
49%
Bear Valley Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
11%
8%
Bear Valley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.37
Bear Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
36%
Bear Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Bear Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Anchorage School District's student population of 48,159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,836 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $15,225 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Anchorage School District
Number of Schools
Managed
97
4
Number of Students Managed 48,159 405
Anchorage   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $686 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $755 MM $10 MM
Anchorage   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,836 $25,342
Anchorage   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,225 $25,523
Anchorage   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is South Anchorage High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Goldenview Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Huffman Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AnchorageGoldenview Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 702 students
    0.9 miles
    15800 Goldenview Dr
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)348-8626
    0.97-8702
  • AnchorageSouth Anchorage High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1448 students
    2 miles
    13400 Elmore Rd
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-6200
    29-121448
  • AnchorageHuffman Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 364 students
    2.5 miles
    12000 Lorraine St
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5650
    2.5PK-6364
  • AnchorageO'malley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 330 students
    2.5 miles
    11100 Rockridge Dr
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5800
    2.5PK-6330
  • AnchorageRabbit Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 422 students
    2.8 miles
    13650 Lake Otis Parkway
    AnchorageAK 99516
    (907)742-5700
    2.8PK-6422

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