Bear River



Bear River Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear River Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 79
5 89
6 118
7 126
8 97
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear River is a public elementary school located in Wheatland, CA in the Wheatland School District. It enrolls 509 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear River is the 3,234th largest public school in California and the 20,677th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,677th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 3,234th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 669th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,533rd out of 6,159

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Bear River Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 269
(53%)
642
(52%)
 Female 240
(47%)
594
(48%)

Bear River Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 326
(64%)
788
(64%)
 Hispanic 96
(19%)
231
(19%)
 Black 30
(6%)
77
(6%)
 Asian 27
(5%)
64
(5%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
41
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
27
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
8
(1%)

Bear River Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 275
(54%)
718
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 162
(32%)
334
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(14%)
184
(15%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Bear River is ranked 3,447th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear River students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 58.5%. 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 River Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 481
2006 472
2007 473
2008 415
2009 366
2010 346
2011 331
2012 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 20.7
2007 18.9
2008 20.2
2009 19.3
2010 N/A
2011 18.4
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51351351351351
2006 0.49152542372881
2007 0.39323467230444
2008 0.45542168674699
2009 0.37158469945355
2010 0.41618497109827
2011 0.21450151057402
2012 0.45972495088409

Compare Bear River to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 46.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Bear River
Wheatland, CA
Public 04 - 08 509 18.8:1  
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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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