Beaverton School District

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Beaverton School District
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Type and location
Type School District
Grades K12
Established 1876
Region Washington County, Oregon
Country United States United States
Location Washington County, Oregon Oregon
District information
Superintendent Jeff Rose[1]
Budget $423,095,598 (2015-2016)[2]
Students and staff
Teachers 2,302
Staff 4,091[3]
Colors Yellow, Black, and White
Other information
Website beaverton.k12.or.us

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.[4] The elementary district was later merged with the high school district (10J) to create a unified school district.[4] It is the third largest school district[5] 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.

The district employs over 2,000 teachers at its 31 elementary, 12 middle, and 7 high schools.

Schools[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

Bonny Slope Elementary School
Oak Hills Elementary School
Portable classrooms at Rock Creek Elementary School
Elementary School Mascot Principal
Aloha Huber Park Cougars Scott Drue
Barnes Bobcats Veronica Jones
Beaver Acres Beavers Stacy Geale
Bethany Bobcats Rafael Montelongo
Bonny Slope Bobcats Janet Maza
Cedar Mill Lumberjacks Brian Horne
Chehalem Mustangs Debbie Nicolai
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
Greenway Cougars Renee Caballero
Hazeldale Hawks Angela Tran
Hiteon Hawks Meghan Warren
Jacob Wismer Eagles Joan McFadden
Kinnaman Coyote Michael Crandall
McKay Wolves Megan Clifford
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 Brian Curl
Ridgewood Roadrunners Scot Stockwell
Rock Creek Rockets Jared Cordon
Scholls Heights Knights Sheila Baumgardner
Sexton Mountain Eagles Teresa Clemens-Brower
Springville Wolves Cheryl Ames
Terra Linda Tigers John Engel
Vose Eagles Veronica Galvan
West Tualatin View All-Stars Kalay McNamee
William Walker Eagles Joann Hulquist

Middle schools[edit]

Middle School Mascot Principal
Cedar Park Timberwolves Ken Struckmeier
Conestoga Cougars Zan Hess
Five Oaks Falcons Shirley Brock
Highland Park Raiders David Nieslanik
Meadow Park Eagles Toshiko Maurizio
Mountain View Mountaineer Claudia Ruf
Stoller Jaguars Florence Richey
Whitford Coachmen Aaron Persons

High schools[edit]

High schools in Beaverton are part of the Metro League for interscholastic athletics and activities.

Aloha High School
Beaverton High School
Southridge High School
Sunset High School
Westview High School
High School Mascot Principal
Aloha Warriors Ken Yarnell
Beaverton Beavers Anne Erwin
Southridge Skyhawks Todd Corsetti
Sunset Apollos John Huelskamp
Westview Wildcats Jon Franco

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Option schools[edit]

Administration[edit]

School Board[edit]

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."[7] The board members for the 2015-2016 school year are Susan Greenberg, Anne Bryan, Eric Simpson, Donna Tyner, LeeAnn Larsen, Becky Tymchuk, and Linda Degman.[8]

Superintendent[edit]

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.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Older Beaverton School District logo

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.[10] By 2010, the number of homeless students grew to 1,580, the highest of any school district in the state.[11]

Teacher/student ratios[edit]

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

Student/staff profiles[edit]

  • 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: 38.6%, 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: 79.7%, higher than Oregon's average of 72%
  • Number of staff:
    • Teachers: 2,302
    • Classified employees: 1,667
    • District or school administration: 122
    • Total number: 4,091
  • Teachers with at least a masters' degree: 85%
  • Years teaching experience: 14.6
  • Salary range: $39,100 - $80,253


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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District". Beaverton School District. Retrieved January 8, 2009. 
  2. ^ "District". Beaverton School District. 
  3. ^ "District". Beaverton School District. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b Benson, Robert L. (October 19, 1976). "Historic Potpourri: Courthouse fire destroys school records in '20s". Hillsboro Argus. p. 10. 
  5. ^ Taylor Clark, Willamette Week November 13, 2002: A Picture Is Worth...a Million Bucks?
  6. ^ "BSD School List". Retrieved July 6, 2015. 
  7. ^ "School Board". Beaverton School District. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Board members". Beaverton School District. 
  9. ^ "Superintendent" (PDF). Beaverton School District. 
  10. ^ "Count of homeless students in Oregon school districts, 2008–2009" (PDF). The Oregonian. p. 6. Retrieved September 18, 2009. 
  11. ^ "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. 
  12. ^ "Student and Teacher Profile". 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°30′22″N 122°50′54″W / 45.5061°N 122.8484°W / 45.5061; -122.8484