Bear Creek School



Bear Creek School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Creek School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 302
5 322
6 308
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Creek School is a public elementary school located in Elizabethtown, PA in the Elizabethtown Area School District. It enrolls 932 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Creek School is the 63rd largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 1,782nd largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 932
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,782nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 63rd out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,377th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 66th out of 1,834

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Bear Creek School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 487
(52%)
1,106
(53%)
 Female 445
(48%)
991
(47%)

Bear Creek School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 859
(92%)
1,911
(91%)
 Hispanic 41
(4%)
108
(5%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
30
(1%)
 Black 15
(2%)
42
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bear Creek School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 663
(71%)
1,539
(73%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 217
(23%)
469
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(6%)
89
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Bear Creek School is ranked 488th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Creek School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is lower than the state average of 45.4%. 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.

Compare Bear Creek School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bear Creek School
Elizabethtown, PA
Public 04 - 06 932 16.6:1  
East High Street Elementary School
Elizabethtown, PA
Public KG - 03 492 16.9:1 1 miles
Mount Calvary Christian School
Elizabethtown, PA
Private PK - 12 315 10:1 2 miles
St Peter Parochial School
Elizabethtown, PA
Private PK - 05 65 8:1 2 miles
Mill Road Elementary School
Elizabethtown, PA
Public KG - 03 211 15.7:1 2 miles
Rheems Elementary School
Rheems, PA
Public KG - 03 284 14.8:1 3 miles
Lancaster Mennonite Kraybill Campus
Mount Joy, PA
Private PK - 08 322 12:1 5 miles
Conewago Elementary School
Elizabethtown, PA
Public KG - 05 206 13.2:1 6 miles
Donegal Primary School
Mount Joy, PA
Public KG - 02 636 16.4:1 6 miles
Londonderry Elementary School
Middletown, PA
Public KG - 05 341 10.7:1 6 miles
The Janus School
Mount Joy, PA
Private 01 - 12 68 4:1 6 miles
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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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