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
4 319
5 299
6 310
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 928 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Creek School is the 65th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 2,015th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 928
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.55
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,015th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 65th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,414th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 80th out of 1,773

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Bear Creek School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 474
(51%)
1,049
(51%)
 Female 454
(49%)
1,009
(49%)

Bear Creek School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 836
(90%)
1,860
(90%)
 Hispanic 46
(5%)
96
(5%)
 Black 24
(3%)
43
(2%)
 Asian 12
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bear Creek School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 632
(68%)
1,393
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 262
(28%)
589
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(4%)
76
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Bear Creek School is ranked 498th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Creek School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.9%) is lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Bear Creek School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 941
2012 932
2013 918
2014 911
2015 928

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 17.1
2012 16.6
2013 16.8
2014 16.8
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.25398512221041
2012 0.28862660944206
2013 0.29193899782135
2014 0.3172338090011
2015 0.31896551724138

Compare Bear Creek School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.9%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bear Creek School
Elizabethtown, PA
Public 04 - 06 928 16.7:1  
East High Street Elementary School
Elizabethtown, PA
Public KG - 03 505 15.8:1 1 miles
Mount Calvary Christian School
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Private PK - 12 424 12:1 2 miles
Mill Road Elementary School
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Public KG - 03 191 16.2:1 2 miles
Rheems Elementary School
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Public KG - 03 284 15.8:1 3 miles
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Private PK - 08 203 14:1 5 miles
Conewago Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 201 12.4:1 6 miles
Londonderry Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 277 9.8:1 6 miles
Donegal Primary School
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Public KG - 02 722 18.6:1 6 miles
The Janus School
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Private 01 - 12 76 4:1 6 miles
Bainbridge Elementary School
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Public KG - 03 150 16.2:1 7 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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