Beech Hill School

105 Otis Road
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Beech Hill School serves 103 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Beech Hill School's student population of 103 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Beech Hill School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 523 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Beech Hill School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#416 out of 523 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beech Hill School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maine by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
97%
89%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.060.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOtis School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Beech Hill School is Ellsworth High School (8.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cave Hill School (7.1 miles away)
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