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  • North Shore Elementary
  • Box 1887, Big Bear Lake
  • Bear Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
  • Big Bear Middle School
  • Po Box 1607, Big Bear Lake
  • Bear Valley Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 371
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
  • Big Bear Elementary
  • Po Box 1627, Big Bear Lake
  • Bear Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 295
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1

Big Bear Lake school information

IndexBig Bear LakeCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores30%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Big Bear Lake, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Big Bear Lake public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 20% lower than than the California average and 38% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Big Bear Lake public schools is 21:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.2% have completed high school, 25.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Big Bear Lake

IndexBig Bear LakeCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school89.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.6%1.3%

Big Bear Lake, CA School Districts

Bear Valley Unified School District

There are a total of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Big Bear Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Big Bear Lake, CA schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Big Bear Lake, CA, an average of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Big Bear Lake schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Big Bear Lake, CA schools.

Source: The Big Bear Lake, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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