Beechview Elementary School serves 313 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Beechview Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan 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 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 313 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 55%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in MI
- Math Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Beechview Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:
Beechview Elementary School's student population of 313 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Beechview Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Beechview Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1729 out of 2925 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Beechview Elementary School's ranking?
Beechview Elementary School is ranked #1729 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Beechview Elementary School?
313 students attend Beechview Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
45% of Beechview Elementary School students are White, 39% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Beechview Elementary School?
Beechview Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Beechview Elementary School offer ?
Beechview Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Beechview Elementary School part of?
Beechview Elementary School is part of Farmington Public School District.
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