Bear Canyon Elementary School



Bear Canyon Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Canyon Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 27
K 69
1 90
2 70
3 79
4 85
5 70
6 69
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 559 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Canyon Elementary School is the 251st largest public school in Colorado and the 16,722nd largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 559
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,722nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 251st out of 1,099
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 871st out of 1,097
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 366th out of 1,097

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Bear Canyon Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 287
(51%)
22,105
(51%)
 Female 272
(49%)
20,836
(49%)

Bear Canyon Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 433
(77%)
32,096
(75%)
 Hispanic 74
(13%)
6,020
(14%)
 Two or More 31
(6%)
2,015
(5%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
2,065
(5%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
165
(0%)
 Black 2
(0%)
531
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
49
(0%)

Bear Canyon Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 503
(90%)
37,510
(87%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
4,152
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
1,279
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,092 ranked schools in Colorado, Bear Canyon Elementary School is ranked 871st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Canyon Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.5%. 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 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
2013 601
2014 612
2015 559

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
2013 19
2014 18.8
2015 19.2

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
2013 0.063227953410982
2014 0.07843137254902
2015 0.10017889087657

Compare Bear Canyon Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,610.8% 16.1:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.0%
 
State Average 44.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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