Thomas K Beecher School

  • Thomas K Beecher School serves 407 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 13% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Thomas K Beecher School's student population of 407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas K Beecher School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas K Beecher School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#3939 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
19%
17%
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White
58%
44%
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Two or more races
19%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmira City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Thomas K Beecher School is Elmira Psychiatric Center (0.3 miles away)
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