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About This School

Bear Branch Junior High School is a public middle school. The principal of Bear Branch Junior High School is Mr Gerald Evans. 893 students go to Bear Branch Junior High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 4% of the Bear Branch Junior High School students have "limited English proficiency." 25% of the 893 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 29% get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Bear Branch Junior High School is 16:1. Bear Branch Sixth Grade Campus is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Swimming
    • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 72% 74%
Hispanic 22% 22%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Multiracial 2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.8% 0.4%
Asian 0.5% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 29% 37%
Limited English proficiency 4% 11%
Economically disadvantaged 25% 35%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (6 months ago)

    This is our second year at BBJH and it has given our kids great preparation for high school with pre AP classes. Like the previous comment much of the work and therefore perfomance outcome is put onto the kids to drive themselves this is a good thing if they are self starters and motivated - thankfully experienced and caring teachers are prepared to run tutorial classes in addition to regular classes if they see a need for the student to have supplementary instruction. My concern is principle leadership when it comes to student discipline especially in lockdown drills for those students who do not cooperate with the teacher immediate action has to be taken up with the offending students parents. This is basic respect and could ultimately save lives.

  • (6 months ago)

    This is my third year at BBJH with my kids. They have had a wonderful experience. I'm a little concerned with the math department sending kids home to teach new concept to themselves with a teacher's video but I'm hoping that will be changing soon. My kids have felt cared about and the staff is willing to meet with parents when issues arise. Can't say enough about the parent involvement. I hope the BBJH parents continue being a part of their children's education and being visible at the school. Go Bears!

  • (3 years ago)

    Excellent school with an encouraging staff. My sons have been well prepared for high school. We couldn't be more pleased with the school.

  • (6 years ago)

    This School is perfect in every possible way. Thank you BBJH for giving my son such a wonderful education!

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