Beekman Center

2901 Wabash Rd
Lansing, MI 48910
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Beekman Center serves 128 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Beekman Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-39% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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Beekman Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Beekman Center's student population of 128 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Beekman Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Beekman Center is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1781 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-39%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
8%
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Black
41%
18%
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White
34%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
<50%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I am a parent and find the treatment and care received is very well done. My daughter has severe disabilities, and the staff does a great job ensuring her care and growth working well with us. I feel she is safe and know Mrs Wanger gives 100% to all her students. Parents can do more to help the cause.
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1  
I'm a parent of a child that attends this school, although they do have a few good staff my child has definitely regressed since their placement here. The whole Lansing School District special Education Department has some employees that go rogue and do what they want whether it's lawful or not, or whether it's in the best interest of your child or not.
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5  
I sue chaffee want to say I want to say Alisha Sheets is such a great sweet n nice teacher she is my son teacher my son Edmundo Mireles / we call him Eddie he has been going to Beekman center sense he was 3 three years old n he is now 8 years old he has learned so much he's a special needs child but he's so smart n happy boy n his speech teacher is great to ken I say thank u to but Alisha Sheets I say thank u so much for everything u have done for Eddie n also the teacher aids to thank u all so much cant ask for a better school for my son he enjoys going everyday even summer school to.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 5%)

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