Beecher School

  • Beecher School serves 495 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 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 2016-17 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%.

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 Comparison

  • Beecher School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beecher School is 0.59, 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 School Rank (16-17)#843 out of 956 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
28%
25%
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Black
56%
13%
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White
14%
54%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
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

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