Beechwood Elementary School

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Beechwood Elementary School
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Beechwood Elementary School is located in Pennsylvania
Beechwood Elementary School
Location Rockland Ave. near Sebring Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°24′52″N 80°1′15″W / 40.41444°N 80.02083°W / 40.41444; -80.02083Coordinates: 40°24′52″N 80°1′15″W / 40.41444°N 80.02083°W / 40.41444; -80.02083
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1908, added to in 1923
Architect Dowler,Press C.; Willaims & Hass Co.
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Governing body Local
MPS Pittsburgh Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86002656[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 30, 1986
Designated PHLF 2002[2]

The Beechwood Elementary School is a midsized, urban, public school located in the Beechview neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The building was built in 1908. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] The school provides taxpayer funded preschool through 5th grade in 2011. Enrollment was 359 in 2011. Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch: 71.08%. Enrollment was 415 in 2010 with 22 teachers employed.[3] The school is part of the Pittsburgh School District.

Academics[edit]

In 2010 and 2011, Beechwood Elementary School achieved AYP status.[4] The school's attendance rate was 94% in both 2010 and 2011.[5]

Fifth grade[edit]

In 2011, Beechwood Elementary School's 5th grade ranked 242nd out of 281 fifth grades in the seven county western Pennsylvania region.[6]

5th Grade Reading:

  • 2011 - 62% on grade level (15% below basic). In Pennsylvania, 67.3% of 5th graders are on grade level.[7]
  • 2010 - 40% (31% below basic). State – 64%[8]
  • 2009 - 52% (25% below basic). State - 64%[9]
  • 2008 - 34% (29% below basic). State - 62%[10]
  • 2007 - 41% (34% below basic). State - 60%[11]

5th Grade Math:

  • 2011 - 69% on grade level (14% below basic). State - 74%
  • 2010 - 66% (11% below basic). State - 76.3%
  • 2009 - 64% (10% below basic). State - 73%
  • 2008 - 56% (6% below basic). State - 73%
  • 2007 - 57% (23% below basic). State - 71%

Fourth grade[edit]

In 2011, Beechwood Elementary School's 4th grade ranked 216th out of 308th fourth grades in the seven county western Pennsylvania region.[12]

4th Grade Reading
  • 2011 - 67% (13% below basic), State – 73.3%
  • 2010 - 64% (17% below basic), State - 73%
  • 2009 - 71% (16% below basic), State - 72%
  • 2008 - 61% (15% below basic), State - 70%
  • 2007 - 80% (12% below basic), State - 60%
4th Grade Math
  • 2011 - 79% (8% below basic), State – 85.3%
  • 2010 - 85% (7% below basic), State - 84%
  • 2009 - 90% (2% below basic), State - 81%
  • 2008 - 68% (20% below basic), State - 80%
  • 2007 - 85% (14% below basic), State - 78%
4th Grade Science
  • 2011 - 73%, (7% below basic), State – 82.9%[13]
  • 2010 - 75%, (7% below basic), State - 81%
  • 2009 - 92%, (0% below basic), State - 83%[14]
  • 2008 - 86%, (2% below basic), State - 81%

Third grade[edit]

In 2011, Beechwood Elementary School's 3rd grade ranked 232nd out of 232 third grades, located in the seven county western Pennsylvania region.[15]

3rd Grade Reading
  • 2011 - 75%, (13% below basic). State – 77%
  • 2010 - 61%, (20% below basic). State - 75%
  • 2009 - 71%, (20% below basic). State - 77%
  • 2008 - 89%, (2% below basic). State - 70%
  • 2007 - 68%, (15% below basic). State - 72%
3rd Grade Math
  • 2011 - 88%, (2% below basic). State – 83%
  • 2010 - 80%, (7% below basic). State - 84%
  • 2009 - 90%, (2% below basic). State - 81%
  • 2008 - 89%, (0% below basic). State - 80%
  • 2007 - 68%, (12% below basic). State - 78%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 
  3. ^ National Center for Education Statistics, Beechwood Elementary School School Directory Information, 2010
  4. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (September 29, 2011). "Beechwood Elementary School AYP Overview". 
  5. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (September 29, 2011). "Beechwood Elementary School AYP Data Table". 
  6. ^ Pittsburgh Business Times (April 6, 2011). "Pittsburgh Beechwood Elementary School Ranking information". 
  7. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (September 29, 2011). "Beechwood Elementary School Academic Achievement Report Card 2011". 
  8. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (2010). "2009-2010 PSSA and AYP Results". 
  9. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (September 24, 2009). "2009 PSSA and AYP Results". 
  10. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (August 15, 2008). "2007-2008 PSSA and AYP Results". 
  11. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (2007). "PSSA Math and Reading results". 
  12. ^ Pittsburgh Business Times (April 6, 2011). "Pittsburgh Beechwood Elementary School Ranking information". 
  13. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (September 29, 2011). "2010-2011 PSSA results in Science". 
  14. ^ The Times-Tribune (2009). "Grading Our Schools database, 2009 Science PSSA results". 
  15. ^ Pittsburgh Business Times (April 6, 2011). "Pittsburgh Beechwood Elementary School Ranking information". 

Beechwood has many activities that go on yearly.Roar/RIF assemblies, Spanish club, Art club, Writers Club, Basket ball, Cheerleading,etc.

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