Beachwood Elementary School

8890 Concord Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98433
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Beachwood Elementary School serves 328 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Beachwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Beachwood Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Beachwood Elementary School's student population of 328 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Beachwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Beachwood Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#259 out of 2039 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
24%
23%
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Black
9%
4%
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White
47%
54%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
12%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
29%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClover Park School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Beachwood Elementary School is Special Education Services/relife (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meriwether Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Meriwether Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
    1.0 miles
    10285 Compass Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98433
    (253) 583-5200
    1 PK-5 338
  • Tacoma Hillside Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 538 students
    1.3 miles
    61700 Garcia Blvd
    Tacoma, WA 98433
    (253) 583-5280
    1.3 PK-5 538
  • Tacoma Evergreen Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 539 students
    1.5 miles
    9020 Blaine Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98433
    (253) 583-5250
    1.5 PK-5 539
  • Lakewood Tillicum Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 347 students
    1.6 miles
    8514 Maple St Sw
    Lakewood, WA 98498
    (253) 583-5370
    1.6 PK-5 347
  • Lakewood Special Education Services/relife Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 11 students
    2.1 miles
    14721 Murray St
    Lakewood, WA 98499
    (253) 583-5170
    2.1 PK-12 11

School Reviews

5  
Excellent School. This is our families 5th elementary school. Of the 5 schools we have been in this is the best. The teachers work hard to make sure my son and daughter get what they need and push my son to learn more. The teachers, counselor, principal, and I all met before school to help my daughter who was having a hard time in reading. She goes to the before school learning help and is in LAP for extra help. I agree with the last post that the principal does care and he is always willing to help. I went to him a few times with problems and he took care of them right away. The school just keeps getting better and better and that is because of the teachers and Mr. Zarling. My daughter is doing things in 3rd grade that my son did in 4th grade in Tennessee. Unfortunately, we only have 1 more year at Beachwood. We will miss Beachwood and Mr. Zarling since he is leaving after this year.
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