Beecher School

Tel: (475)220-3800
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Beecher School operates within the New Haven School District.

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 6% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students505 students
Gender %Beecher School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Students by GradeBeecher School Student 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
25%
23%
Black
59%
13%
White
14%
56%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsBeecher School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Beecher School is New Haven School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • New Haven School District's student population of 21,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $22,337 is higher than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $21,307 is higher than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameNew Haven School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    52
    4
    Number of Students Managed21,6691,534
    New Haven School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    19%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    34%
    58%
    District Total Revenue$472 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$451 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$22,337$20,313
    District Spending / Student$21,307$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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