Beechwood Elementary School

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Beechwood Elementary School
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Beechwood Elementary School is located in Pittsburgh
Beechwood Elementary School
Beechwood Elementary School is located in Pennsylvania
Beechwood Elementary School
Beechwood Elementary School is located in USA
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
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.[6]

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%[12]
  • 2010 - 75%, (7% below basic), State - 81%
  • 2009 - 92%, (0% below basic), State - 83%[13]
  • 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.[6]

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 Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). 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. ^ a b c 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" (PDF). 
  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. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education (September 29, 2011). "2010-2011 PSSA results in Science". 
  13. ^ The Times-Tribune (2009). "Grading Our Schools database, 2009 Science PSSA results". 

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

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