Beaverton School District
|Beaverton School District|
|Type and location|
|Grades||K – 12|
|Region||Washington County, Oregon|
|Location||Washington County, Oregon|
|Students and staff|
|Colors||Yellow, Black, and White|
The Beaverton School District is a school district in suburban Beaverton and Portland, Oregon, United States. The Beaverton Elementary School District 48 was established in 1876, with other elementary districts later merged into the district. The elementary district was later merged with the high school district (10J) to create a unified school district. It is the third largest school district in the state of Oregon with an estimated enrollment of 35,329 students as of 2005. For 2004–05, the district had a total budget of $428 million.
|Aloha Huber Park||Cougars||Scott Drue|
|Beaver Acres||Beavers||Stacy Geale|
|Bonny Slope||Bobcats||Kim Haskins|
|Cedar Mill||Lumberjacks||Brian Horne|
|Cooper Mountain||Cougars||Nicole Will|
|Elmonica||Engineers||Cynthia Lam Moffett|
|Errol Hassell||Hornets||Scarlet Valentine|
|Findley||Dragons||Kathleen Skidmore Dee|
|Fir Grove||Furry Grover||Erica Marson|
|Jacob Wismer||Eagles||Joan McFadden|
|McKinley||Mountain Lions||Annie Pleau|
|Montclair||Red Tailed Hawks||Sean Leverty|
|Nancy Ryles||Crocodiles||Kayla Bell|
|Oak Hills||Otters||Cheryl Hagseth|
|Raleigh Hills (K-8)||Panthers||John Peplinski|
|Raleigh Park||Tigers||Glen Rutherford|
|Rock Creek||Rockets||Jared Cordon|
|Scholls Heights||Knights||Sheila Baumgardner|
|Sexton Mountain||Eagles||Teresa Clemens-Brower|
|Terra Linda||Tigers||John Engel|
|West Tualatin View||All-Stars||Kalay McNamee|
|William Walker||Eagles||Joann Hulquist|
|Cedar Park||Timberwolves||Ken Struckmeier|
|Five Oaks||Falcons||Shirley Brock|
|Highland Park||Raiders||David Nieslanik|
|Meadow Park||Eagles||Toshiko Maurizio|
|Mountain View||Mountaineer||Claudia Ruf|
High schools in Beaverton are part of the Metro League for interscholastic athletics and activities.
- Program at Meadow Park, Whitford, Stoller, Cedar Park, and Highland Park middle schools for talented and gifted students.
- Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School
- Located at Five Oaks Middle School, it focuses on environmental science for 6th through 8th grade students.
- Arts & Communication Magnet Academy (ACMA)
- Focuses on the arts for 6th through 12th grade students.
- Beaverton Health & Science School (HS2)
- Focuses on science, medicine and engineering for 6th through 12th grade students.
- International School of Beaverton (ISB)
- Offers the International Baccalaureate program for 6th through 12th grade students.
- Springville K-8
- Aloha-Huber Park K-8
- Raleigh Hills K-8
- Merlo Station High School
- Composed of several programs, including the Community School and the School of Science and Technology.
- Terra Nova High School (closed in 2012)
According to the Beaverton School District's website, the School Board is "responsible for providing an education program for students living within the District boundaries." Current board members include: Susan Greenberg, Anne Bryan (Vice Chair), Mary Vanderweele (Chair), Donna Tyner, LeeAnn Larsen, Jeff Hicks, and Linda Degman.
The current Beaverton School District superintendent is Dr. Jeff Rose, Ed.D. He has served since July 2011, after previous Superintendent Jerome Colona stepped down. Rose previously served as Superintendent of the Canby School District from 2008 until 2011.
In the 2009 school year, the district had 1114 students classified as homeless by the state's Department of Education, or 3.0% of students in the district. By 2010, the number of homeless students grew to 1,580, the highest of any school district in the state.
The following are the district's teacher/student staffing ratios:[dated info]
- Kindergarten 1:22
- Grades 1–5 1:26.15
- Grades 6–8 1:35:50
- Grades 9–12 1:26.4
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- Percentage of minority students: 49.2% (The largest minority group of students is Hispanic/Latino followed by Asian American).
- Number of primary languages spoken in students' homes: 94
- Percentage of students qualifying for free and reduced lunch: 38.7%, as of 2014
- Percentage of students qualifying for special education services: 12.5%, as of 2013
- Dropout rate: 2.7% as of 2013-14, lower than Oregon's average of 3.9%
- Graduation rate: 79.2%, higher than Oregon's average of 72%
- "District". Beaverton School District. Retrieved January 8, 2009.
- "District". Beaverton School District.
- "District". Beaverton School District. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
- Benson, Robert L. (October 19, 1976). "Historic Potpourri: Courthouse fire destroys school records in '20s". Hillsboro Argus. p. 10.
- Taylor Clark, Willamette Week November 13, 2002: A Picture Is Worth...a Million Bucks?
- "School Board". Beaverton School District. Retrieved March 22, 2015.
- "Board members". Beaverton School District.
- "Superintendent" (PDF). Beaverton School District.
- "Count of homeless students in Oregon school districts, 2008–2009" (PDF). The Oregonian. p. 6. Retrieved September 18, 2009.
- "High homeless numbers in Beaverton schools point to outreach". Beaverton Valley Times. January 19, 2011. Retrieved 2014-10-13.
Last September, the Oregon Department of Education released the state’s homeless student count and Beaverton School District was at the top of that list with 1,580 students, followed by Medford and Portland districts.
- "Student Profile".
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