Beech Hill School

  • Beech Hill School serves 90 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Beech Hill School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Maine state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 10%.

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School Overview

  • Beech Hill School's student population of 90 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students90 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beech Hill School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 526 schools in Maine (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beech Hill School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.20. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall School Rank#434 out of 526 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
97%
90%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beech Hill School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ME.
Diversity Score0.060.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beech Hill School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maine by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOtis Public Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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