Beech Hill Elementary School

  • Beech Hill Elementary School serves 941 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Beech Hill Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Beech Hill Elementary School's student population of 941 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students941 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beech Hill Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beech Hill Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#190 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beech Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beech Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Beech Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
78%
51%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beech Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.380.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beech Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beech Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester 02 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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