Beecher School

Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Beecher School serves 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Beecher School's student population of 495 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Beecher School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Beecher School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#733 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
27%
25%
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Black
56%
13%
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White
14%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Haven School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Beecher School is Metropolitan Business Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mauro-sheridan Magnet School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Haven Metropolitan Business Academy Magnet School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 405 students
    0.3 miles
    115 Water Street
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-7700
    0.3 9-12 405
  • New Haven Mauro-sheridan Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 532 students
    0.6 miles
    191 Fountain St.
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (475) 220-2800
    0.6 PK-8 532
  • New Haven Edgewood School Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 438 students
    0.7 miles
    737 Edgewood Ave.
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (475) 220-8000
    0.7 K-8 438
  • New Haven James Hillhouse High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 927 students
    0.8 miles
    480 Sherman Parkway
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-7500
    0.8 9-12 927
  • New Haven Common Ground High School Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 202 students
    0.9 miles
    358 Springside Ave.
    New Haven, CT 06515
    (203) 389-4333
    0.9 9-12 202

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