PROFICIENCY 22% 42% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%Bear Valley Unified
24%Big Bear City

Big Bear High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Bear Valley Unified" in Big Bear City, CA. There are a total of 758 students and 33 teachers at Big Bear High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 360 free lunch students and 64 reduced lunch students.

Big Bear High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 22.0%, which is 42% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch360
Reduced lunch64


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment70
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)70
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Big Bear High, there are a total of 70 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School25-29%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Big Bear High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 61.0% 58.0% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.3% 1.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 31.7% 32.8% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.3% 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.5% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 5.7% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Baldwin Lane Elementary26%0.4Big Bear City, CA
North Shore Elementary32%3.3Big Bear Lake, CA
Big Bear Middle School30%4.4Big Bear Lake, CA
Big Bear Elementary30%4.9Big Bear Lake, CA

Big Bear City demographics profile

StatisticBig Bear CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)43423291
Median age44.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English88%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%

Education level achieved in Big Bear City

IndexBig Bear CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.0%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Big Bear High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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