Beeson Elementary School

1700 W Beeson Rd
Dodge City, KS 67801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Beeson Elementary School serves 357 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Beeson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Beeson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Beeson Elementary School's student population of 357 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Beeson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Beeson Elementary School is 0.22, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1146 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
88%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
10%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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Diversity Score
0.220.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDodge City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Beeson Elementary School is Dodge City High School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Comanche Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunnyside Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
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