Beech Elementary School

1830 S Cypress
Wichita, KS 67207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 486 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Beech Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 28%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50% in KS
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Beech Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Beech Elementary School's student population of 486 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
486 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Beech Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Beech Elementary School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
#973 out of 1264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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12%
28%
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27%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
10%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
21%
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Black
33%
6%
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White
20%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
12%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.78
This chart display the diversity score of Beech Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
10%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Beech Elementary School's ranking?
Beech Elementary School is ranked #973 out of 1,264 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kansas.
What schools are Beech Elementary School often compared to?
Beech Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Wineteer Elementary School, Adams Elementary School, Allen Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).
How many students attend Beech Elementary School?
486 students attend Beech Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
33% of Beech Elementary School students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 10% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Beech Elementary School?
Beech Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Kansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Beech Elementary School offer ?
Beech Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Beech Elementary School part of?
Beech Elementary School is part of Wichita School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 486 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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