Bear Lakes Middle School



Bear Lakes Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Lakes Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 260
7 265
8 229
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Lakes Middle School is a public elementary school located in West Palm Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 754 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 754
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 48

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Bear Lakes Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 377
(50%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 377
(50%)
61,077
(49%)

Bear Lakes Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 562
(75%)
36,807
(29%)
 Hispanic 129
(17%)
39,184
(31%)
 White 36
(5%)
41,831
(33%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
3,565
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
173
(0%)

Bear Lakes Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 596
(79%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 121
(16%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(5%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Bear Lakes Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.0%) is higher than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Lakes Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 976
2006 838
2007 814
2008 881
2009 753
2010 777
2011 742
2012 754

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 16.1
2007 16
2008 14.3
2009 15.1
2010 16.5
2011 15.8
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65676229508197
2006 0.72792362768496
2007 0.7014742014742
2008 0.75709421112372
2009 0.72642762284197
2010 0.81081081081081
2011 0.84636118598383
2012 0.8395225464191

Compare Bear Lakes Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 84.0%
 

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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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