Beacon Heights Elementary School

6929 Furman Parkway, Riverdale, MD 20737 | (301) 918-8700
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 481
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 6929 Furman Pkwy, Riverdale, MD 20737
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 481
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 226 (47.0%)
  • Females: 255 (53.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 75 (15.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 316 (65.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 391 (81.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Beacon Heights Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black17035.3%
Asian30.6%
Hispanic30363.0%
White40.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Beacon Heights Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten459.4%
Kindergarten7215.0%
1st Grade7716.0%
2nd Grade5912.3%
3rd Grade5110.6%
4th Grade5912.3%
5th Grade5711.9%
6th Grade6112.7%
Source: MD Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Beacon Heights Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on MSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science

MSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201069.7%73.4%79.8%
200975.6%67.5%76.0%
 
Reading Test
201068.2%81.1%86.1%
200982.6%76.0%83.5%
 

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201087.1%77.5%86.0%
200989.3%74.2%84.3%
 
Reading Test
201076.0%74.7%84.0%
200980.4%74.3%84.9%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.9%83.4%90.2%
200993.0%81.4%89.2%
 
Reading Test
201089.9%79.3%87.4%
200982.8%77.2%86.7%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201065.0%71.6%83.2%
200973.3%68.7%81.2%
 
Reading Test
201083.4%81.1%89.4%
200980.0%81.0%89.5%
 
Science Test
201041.0%53.2%66.0%
200943.3%49.8%63.7%
 
Source: MD Department of Education 2009-2010

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