Saturday, February 16, 2019


Admissions Policy

The Board of Trustees of Bear Creek Community Charter School understands the importance of establishing fair and equitable criteria for student admission and shall fully comply with the Pennsylvania Charter School Law regarding admission policies and procedures, as well as all other applicable state and federal provisions. Bear Creek Community Charter School is a non-sectarian institution in all respects, and does not discriminate against any student, employee, or other person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability, or any other criteria prohibited by law. An admission criterion does not consider intellectual or athletic ability, aptitude, disability, race, creed, national origin, religion, or ancestry. Learn More

Existing Students

Students currently attending Bear Creek Community Charter School will have the opportunity to re-enroll for the next school year by completing the required student re-enrollment process by the deadline provided. Students whose parents fail to complete the re-enrollment process by the posted deadline will not be guaranteed enrollment for the upcoming school year, and will be required to apply for admission along with new students seeking admission to the school. Learn More

New Students

Parents of children interested in enrolling at Bear Creek Community Charter School will be given the opportunity to apply for admission. The date the application for admission process begins and ends will be determined by the school administration each year and will be posted in the school office as well as on the school's web site. Parents of children interested in applying for admission must complete and return an accurate Application for Admission Form to the school's main office by the deadline provided by the school. Learn More

Parent Workshop

Bear Creek Community Charter School will host at least one parent workshop to provide information regarding the school to new parents as well as finalize student enrollment. Attendance by at least one parent of each new student at a parent workshop shall be a mandatory component in the enrollment process. Students whose parents fail to participate in a parent workshop will not be guaranteed enrollment and will lose any preference in enrollment. Learn More


Deadlines associated with the annual enrollment process are identified each year and communicated through the School's web site. It is imperative that parents of existing students and parents who would like to enroll their children at Bear Creek Community Charter School be aware of these deadlines. Learn More

Students exploring the Shades Creek Watershed with staff of the Natural Lands Trust.

BMX assembly about making good choices. Daredevil cyclist jumps over charter school staff.

Rock climbing during Environmental Education Class.

Enjoying a short story with Trooper Piekanski.

A welcoming kindergarten classroom.