Beecher School

100 Jewel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Beecher School serves 500 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Beecher School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Beecher School's student population of 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
500 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Beecher School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Beecher School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#772 out of 940 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
29%
29%
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Black
55%
13%
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White
9%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score
0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Beecher School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Beecher School's ranking?
Beecher School is ranked #772 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Beecher School often compared to?
Beecher Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Barnard Environmental Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
12% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 30% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Beecher School?
500 students attend Beecher School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Beecher School students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Beecher School?
Beecher School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Beecher School offer ?
Beecher School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Beecher School part of?
Beecher School is part of New Haven School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 500 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 12% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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