Bear Creek Elementary



Bear Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bear Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 78
K 120
1 100
2 103
3 127
4 118
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bear Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Katy Independent School District. It enrolls 749 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bear Creek Elementary is the 846th largest public school in Texas and the 6,060th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 749
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,060th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 846th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 837th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 281st out of 4,778

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Bear Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 416
(56%)
26,691
(52%)
 Female 333
(44%)
24,855
(48%)

Bear Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 533
(71%)
17,810
(35%)
 White 144
(19%)
19,476
(38%)
 Black 33
(4%)
4,966
(10%)
 American Indian 14
(2%)
192
(0%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
7,581
(15%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
1,462
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
59
(0%)

Bear Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 447
(60%)
12,277
(24%)
 Not Eligible 245
(33%)
36,658
(71%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(8%)
2,611
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Bear Creek Elementary is ranked 1,133rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bear Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 689
2006 649
2007 765
2008 777
2009 731
2010 787
2011 807
2012 770
2013 762
2014 751
2015 749

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 13.9
2007 12.7
2008 13.2
2009 11.7
2010 15.2
2011 15.1
2012 13.9
2013 13.2
2014 12.8
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42089985486212
2006 0.42218798151002
2007 0.50980392156863
2008 0.57400257400257
2009 0.58549931600547
2010 0.63278271918679
2011 0.67905824039653
2012 0.63766233766234
2013 0.66404199475066
2014 0.66844207723036
2015 0.67289719626168

Compare Bear Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 67.3%
 

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