BEAR CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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2500 TABLE MESA DR
BOULDER, CO 80305
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Phone: 303-499-8555
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
  • Students/Teacher: 20:1
  • Students/Grade: 61.2
  • Number Students: 367
  • Number Teachers: 18
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5705
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 60
  • Principal: Ms Kent Cruger
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (12 ratings)
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    School Reviews (12 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-02
    "Bear Creek Elementary is a wonderful school. The teachers, principal, administrative staff, and parent volunteers are truly outstanding. It is clear that they all love what they do."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-26
    "Bear Creek K8 - the elementary and jr high. Stay away from this school. The administrative staff will smile and tell you what they want you to believe then when you turn your back, they are conniving dishonest people. If your child does not fit into the educational required box of Jeffco, especially this school, forget getting any new ideas on how to help your child learn. The teachers are not equipped to teach to the child's ability to learn. I've had two children attend and could not wait for my youngest to leave at the 6th grade year to attend jr high in the area - not the jr high here. I would recommend anyone to stay away from this school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-13
    "It is affirming yet very disturbing to read that another child and family suffered a similar experience to our own. My child attended BC for 3 yrs and is a struggling reader. An internet search shows BC has v. low percentages of free lunch and diversity in pop. Zillow shows the lowest end single family house is $550 K. Bear Creek is a closed school with no OE. It is a fact that it is affluent, white and exclusive. It has a new award winning renovation and full time specialists. All of this is only available to the local privileged families. The principle places importance on numbers and his own agenda than on an individual child's life. He chose not to help a struggling child remain at the school to continue their education, who is now struggling to adjust to a new school on top of all the other challenges. He sited numbers as the reason for not allowing my child to continue yet BC class numbers are lower than other schools, smaller than where my child ended up. This principle is ambitious and political, puts test scores and numbers first before a struggling child. He could of chosen to make a huge difference in the life of a child, it is a fact he chose to turn his back."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-13
    "Our child was going to BC for 2 years and her math and reading comprehension have been consistently low. She was assigned the ESL program, even though English is her only language. She has trouble with paying attention in class so at times she would be disruptive. Last month her behavior was very bad so we disciplined her. She went to school crying and the principal called *** on us. A couple weeks after the *** visit, and them finding nothing wrong at the home front, they actually had the nerve to call us to set up a conference. By then we have already been looking at alternatives, and have decided to pull her out and home school her to try to undo all the bad habits she has been picking up at this school. Perhaps their call was their way of trying to bully her out of their school since they are more concerned about the overall test scores than they are the individual children. I wouldn't recommend this school to anyone, especially if you have children with darker colored skin."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-11-12
    "My child was there for 5 years and he couldn't read. The principal told me it was my fault and he caused a horrible fight in my family. After I finally had enough I took my son and sent him to another BVSD school and with in 2 months he was reading. Run away from this school unless you want fake people, spoiled children, and a principle who should have been a politician."
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