Bear Creek Elementary



Bear Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 41
K 62
1 82
2 88
3 66
4 79
5 70
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Baltimore, MD in the Baltimore County Public Schools. It enrolls 488 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Creek Elementary is the 438th largest public school in Maryland and the 23,096th largest nationally. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 488
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,096th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 438th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 477th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 476th out of 920

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Bear Creek Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 256
(52%)
41,278
(51%)
 Female 232
(48%)
38,920
(49%)

Bear Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 346
(71%)
33,061
(41%)
 Two or More 59
(12%)
4,020
(5%)
 Black 36
(7%)
30,121
(38%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
6,903
(9%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
361
(0%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
5,636
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
96
(0%)

Bear Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 273
(56%)
33,975
(42%)
 Not Eligible 175
(36%)
40,661
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(8%)
5,562
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Bear Creek Elementary is ranked 291st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.1%) is higher than the state average of 48.4%. 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 Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 463
2006 480
2007 428
2008 447
2009 443
2010 446
2011 436
2012 469
2013 483
2014 463
2015 488

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 16.7
2007 14.8
2008 16.7
2009 14.4
2010 13.9
2011 15.6
2012 17
2013 15.8
2014 14.9
2015 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4060475161987
2006 0.41875
2007 0.45560747663551
2008 0.51677852348993
2009 0.5665914221219
2010 0.59192825112108
2011 0.63532110091743
2012 0.64818763326226
2013 0.68944099378882
2014 0.63930885529158
2015 0.64139344262295

Compare Bear Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.1%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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