Bear Exploration Center



Bear Exploration Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Exploration Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 81
1 89
2 80
3 85
4 102
5 91
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Exploration Center is a public elementary school located in Montgomery, AL in the Montgomery County School District. It enrolls 528 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Exploration Center is the 325th largest public school in Alabama and the 18,976th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 528
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,976th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 325th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 722nd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 474th out of 783

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Bear Exploration Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 275
(52%)
11,938
(51%)
 Female 253
(48%)
11,384
(49%)

Bear Exploration Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 344
(65%)
3,237
(14%)
 Black 162
(31%)
17,742
(76%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
752
(3%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
1,229
(5%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
339
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Bear Exploration Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 440
(83%)
6,229
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(12%)
15,779
(68%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(5%)
1,314
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Bear Exploration Center is ranked 746th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Exploration Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bear Exploration Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 515
2006 532
2007 526
2008 528
2009 565
2010 569
2011 570
2012 528

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 19
2007 17.8
2008 18.3
2009 N/A
2010 21.9
2011 21.9
2012 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.1747572815534
2006 0.15789473684211
2007 0.11026615969582
2008 0.14015151515152
2009 0.13805309734513
2010 0.13356766256591
2011 0.16842105263158
2012 0.16666666666667

Compare Bear Exploration Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 528 17.6:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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