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Beaverton Primary School

Public | K-3 & ungraded | 360 students

 

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Posted April 16, 2008

I've been a teacher at Beaverton Primary School for eight years. The teachers and other staff members are very dedicated to students. We have very high academic expectations and a strong curriculum that helps our students do well. Have you seen our MEAP scores, especially in math?! 96% of our third graders were advanced or proficient on the math MEAP. Our reading score is strong also! If you want your child to succeed academically, then Beaverton Primary School is the best choice you can make for your child's education.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 26, 2008

I have been trying to get my child tested for learning disabilities for 2 years. The staff was not helpful at all. My childs teachers kept telling me that my child was an average student doing average work. After much prompting and one good teacher I finally got the testing. She does have learning disabilities. If only they had done something when I first brought it to there attention maybe my child wouldn't be so far behind. ~Not impressed in Beaverton
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Posted June 5, 2007

The staff and teachers are wonderful. You can tell just by walking in the door that everyone working there is working for the kids. The teachers, principal and support staff are all happy to help each and every child.
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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Grade level

Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

67 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
39%

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
52%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 61% in 2014.

67 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
66%

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
61%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2013-2014 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. Currently, GreatSchools' ratings reflect 2013 MEAP results; ratings will be updated after 2014 Michigan Merit Examination (MME) results are released. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. In addition, they have recalculated past years' results using these new standards for proficiency, making the above year-over-year results comparable.

Source: Michigan Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 69%
Multiracial 3% 2%
Hispanic 2% 6%
African-American 1% 18%
American Indian N/A 1%
Asian N/A 3%
Native Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 74%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • Mr. Michael Bassage
Fax number
  • (989) 246-3210

Programs

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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127 Tonkin St
Beaverton, MI 48612
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Phone: (989) 246-3040

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