Beach Elementary School

  • Beach Elementary School serves 31 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Beach Elementary School's student population of 31 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students31 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beach Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beach Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#375 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beach Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:119:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Beach Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
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White
81%
55%
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Two or more races
10%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beach Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.330.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beach Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beach Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFerndale School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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