Beecher School

  • Beecher School serves 505 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Beecher School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

School Overview

  • Beecher School's student population of 505 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students505 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Beecher School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Beecher School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Beecher School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beecher School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank
56%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beecher School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beecher School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Beecher School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
25%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Beecher School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
59%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Beecher School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
14%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Beecher School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beecher School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.580.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beecher School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beecher School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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