Bear Canyon Elementary School



Bear Canyon Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Canyon Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 88
2 89
3 76
4 91
5 94
6 88
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Canyon Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Highlands Ranch, CO in the Douglas County School District, No. Re 1. It enrolls 612 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Canyon Elementary School is the 179th largest public school in Colorado and the 12,489th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 612
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,489th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 179th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 746th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 202nd out of 1,072

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Bear Canyon Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 310
(51%)
21,804
(51%)
 Female 302
(49%)
20,575
(49%)

Bear Canyon Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 503
(82%)
31,767
(75%)
 Hispanic 65
(11%)
6,097
(14%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
1,756
(4%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
1,688
(4%)
 Black 2
(0%)
840
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
174
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
57
(0%)

Bear Canyon Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 573
(94%)
37,157
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 31
(5%)
4,127
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
1,095
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Bear Canyon Elementary School is ranked 902nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Canyon Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.3%. 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 Canyon Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 650
2006 640
2007 657
2008 653
2009 641
2010 622
2011 609
2012 612

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 19
2007 19.4
2008 18.6
2009 18.4
2010 20
2011 19.9
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.029230769230769
2006 0.0296875
2007 0.028919330289193
2008 0.03062787136294
2009 0.051482059282371
2010 0.067524115755627
2011 0.057471264367816
2012 0.063725490196078

Compare Bear Canyon Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.4%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 06 612 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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