PROFICIENCY 35% 8% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 4 in Wheatland
  • Ranked #3 of 4 in Wheatland
  • Ranked #4209 of 10298 in California
Proficiency Averages

Bear River is a school servicing grades 4 to 8 and is located in the district of "Wheatland" in Wheatland, CA. There are a total of 552 students and 28 teachers at Bear River, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 178 free lunch students and 79 reduced lunch students.

Bear River has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 35.0%, which is 8% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch178
Reduced lunch79


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Bear River, there are a total of n/a 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 Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Bear River race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a n/a 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Wheatland Union High45%0.3Wheatland, CA
Wheatland Elementary40%0.5Wheatland, CA
Sheridan30%3.8Sheridan, CA
Riverside Meadows Intermediate39%6.0Plumas Lake, CA
Cobblestone Elementary50%6.1Plumas Lake, CA
Rio Del Oro Elementary57%6.3Plumas Lake, CA
Browns Elementary35%6.4Rio Oso, CA
Arboga Elementary35%7.1Olivehurst, CA
Johnson Park Elementary30%7.3Olivehurst, CA
Lindhurst High31%7.4Olivehurst, CA
Olivehurst Elementary23%7.7Olivehurst, CA
Yuba Gardens Intermediate14%7.9Olivehurst, CA

Wheatland demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)10823291
Median age23.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)87%52%55%
Speak English92%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%

Education level achieved in Wheatland

Completed 8th grade93.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.3%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Bear River 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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