About Us

Please check the Bear Creek News page for the latest newsletter, upcoming events, and school supply lists.


Bear Creek Elementary is a neighborhood school with approximately 480 students enrolled. We draw from a water-oriented community in the southeast corner of the county. The community is diverse and is eligible to receive Title One funding.

Bear Creek has a solid history of student performance and achievement. We are known for our outstanding instruction, our caring and quality service, and our passion for learning! While our school may be 61 years old, we are constantly focused on engaging learners today in order to create leaders for tomorrow.

Bear Creek celebrates the following recognition:

PBIS Gold Award

Maryland Green School

Spanish Passport School

Healthy Alliance - Bronze School

National Junior Honor Society School

School of Character - Honorable Mention

 Student Day
 Doors Open: 8:45 am  Student Day Begins: 9:00 am
Pre-K/Kindergarten Dismissal: 3:15 pm  Grades 1-5 Dismissal: 3:25 pm
 Principal   Cheryl Thim 
 Assistant Principal   Leah Scarafile 
 School Contact Information
Main Phone Number   410-887-7007 
Main Fax Number   410-887-7111 
 School Address
 1601 Melbourne Road
Dundalk, MD 21222