Beech Crest Elementary School (Closed 2013)

Beech Crest Elementary School served 401 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 45% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 78%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 59% (which was lower than the Arkansas state average of 80%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 91% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
401 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
45%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
59%
80%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Beech Crest Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
87%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
9%
59%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beech Crest Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score
0.24
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beech Crest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arkansas by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 78% AR state average), while 59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 80% AR state average).
How many students attend Beech Crest Elementary School?
401 students attend Beech Crest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Beech Crest Elementary School students are Black, 9% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Beech Crest Elementary School?
Beech Crest Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Beech Crest Elementary School offer ?
Beech Crest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Beech Crest Elementary School part of?
Beech Crest Elementary School is part of Helena/ West Helena School District.

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