Beers Elementary School

3600 Alabama Ave Se
Washington, DC 20020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Beers Elementary School serves 484 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 34%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Beers Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

School Overview

Beers Elementary School's student population of 484 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students484 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Beers Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 208 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Beers Elementary School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#98 out of 208 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
34%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
16%
Black
98%
69%
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White
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Beers Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beers Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score
0.040.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beers Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Beers Elementary School is Anacostia High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kramer Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Randle Highlands Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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