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Bear Creek Elementary School

Welcome to Bear Creek!


It's Choice Options Dual Immersion Lottery season!

Kindergarten Only: Tuesday, January 2 to Friday, March 22

Please visit our Choice Options website for more information and instructions on how to apply.

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Supporting Children

Our school is outstanding in so many ways. We are here to serve the students and families in our community. Our mission is to support children to achieve at their fullest potential. We house the elementary stage of the district's Spanish Language Dual Immersion Program. The school includes two strands of instruction — one in English and one in Spanish.

Connected to Community

Bear Creek is one of the oldest neighborhood schools in our community. We have an amazing staff and Parent Teacher Organization that supports our school in multiple ways. The ability to bring families into our school and provide meaningful ways to connect with our community has benefited our students and the relationships that they form here enormously.

Strong Programs

We have a variety of strong programs to meet the needs of every student:

  • Strong Core Literacy and Math Instruction
  • Title Reading and Math Supports
  • A Spanish/English Dual Language Strand
  • English Language Supports
  • Life Skills
  • SMART Reading for Kindergarten
  • Character Education
  • After School Enrichment Opportunities

Bear Creek is a school that takes community seriously. Teachers and support staff are highly qualified, highly skilled, committed professionals. They represent a broad combination of experiences that enable them to work effectively as a team to meet the needs of all the students at Bear Creek Elementary School.

Stay Connected

To the Families and Students at Bear Creek Elementary School,

Part of Bear Creek Elementary School's mission is to provide an educational community where all students belong and thrive both socially and academically. We do this by including and partnering with our students' families and communities.

We strive for open communication with our Bear Creek community so that all are aware of the special events as well as academic and social/emotional supports that help make Bear Creek unique.

We are excited to have you and your student as part of our BCE community! Please stay in contact with us along with way. We're happy to answer questions and reflect on your thoughts and ideas.

Sincerely,

Mr. Zollinger
Principal @ Bear Creek Elementary School
Bilingual: English/Spanish


¡Bienvenido a Bear Creek!

Apoyamos a los niños

Nuestra escuela es excepcional en tantos aspectos. Estamos aquí para servirles a los estudiantes y a las familias de nuestra comunidad. Nuestra misión es apoyar a los niños a lograr todo su potencial. Somos la sede, para la escuela primaria, del programa de Inmersión Doble del distrito. En la escuela hay dos secciones de instrucción – una en inglés y la otra en español.

Conectada a la comunidad

La escuela de Bear Creek es una de las escuelas de vecindario más viejas de nuestra comunidad. El personal es increíble y la Organización de Padres y Maestros apoya a nuestra escuela en numerosas formas. Nuestros estudiantes y las relaciones que forman aquí se benefician enormemente de nuestra habilidad para dar la bienvenida a las familias a nuestra escuela y para brindar maneras significativas para conectarse con nuestra comunidad.

Programas fuertes

Tenemos una variedad de programas fuertes que satisfacen las necesidades de cada estudiante:

  • Fuerte enseñanza de los fundamentos de la lectoescritura y matemáticas
  • Apoyo de Título 1 en la lectura y matemáticas
  • Sección de dos lenguas – español e inglés
  • Apoyo en el idioma inglés
  • Habilidades para la Vida
  • Programa de lectura de SMART para los de kínder
  • Educación del Carácter
  • Oportunidades de enriquecimiento para después de clase

La escuela de Bear Creek se toma en serio la comunidad. Los maestros y los equipos de apoyo son profesionales altamente cualificados, hábiles y dedicados. Representan una combinación amplia de experiencias que les permite trabajar eficazmente para satisfacer las necesidades de todos los estudiantes de la Escuela Primaria de Bear Creek.


School Location/Ubicación de la escuela

51 Southeast 13th Street
Bend, OR 97702

School Hours:

Summer Office Hours:

  • 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

School Hours:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
    7:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday
    7:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Walking Zone / Zona Para Caminar

BCE Suggested Walking and Rolling Map / BCE Mapa Sugerido Para Caminar y Rodar

Learn more about safe routes to your school from Commute Options

Aprenda más sobre seguras a su escuela por Commute Options

Volunteering

For information on volunteering guidelines and how to register to become a school volunteer - please visit our volunteer webpage.

Applying to Dual Immersion

The district's Spanish Dual Immersion Program is one of Bend-La Pine Schools' school choice options. Learn how to apply, upcoming parent tour dates and more at Choice Options.

El programa de español de Inmersión Doble es una de las opciones para elección de escuela de las Escuelas de Bend-La Pine. Para informarse sobre cómo se puede solicitar y sobre las fechas de visitas de los padres y más, visite: Opciones para elección.

School Report Card

Each year the Oregon Department of Education provides:


Boleta de calificaciones de las escuelas

Cada año el Departamento de Educación de Oregón proporciona:

Parental Notification

Your school is a Title I school. Learn more about the designation and what it means for you.

Bear Creek es una escuela de Título 1. Aprenda más sobre esta designación y lo que significa para Ud.

Immunization Info

Learn your school's immunization rates.

Infórmese sobre el índice de vacunación de su escuela


Additional immunization information available.

Información adicional sobre vacunas disponible

ODE Resources

Find annual statewide reports, notices, testing and opt out information by visiting our Oregon Department of Education Resources website.