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Beers Elementary School

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Principal

Gwendolyn Payton

School Overview

Grades Served

PK3 - Grade 5

2019 - 2020

Title I Status

Yes

A Title I school is a school that receives federal funds to support students from low-income backgrounds in learning and achieving at high levels.

Local Education Agency

District of Columbia Public Schools

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Star Rating

The School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Framework is DC's school accountability system. Each school receives a rating of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest, based on its performance across multiple metrics. Not Applicable means the school did not meet the minimum population size to generate a score or was not in operation during the previous school year.

Message from the School

Beers maintains strong community partnerships which support student learning. Students engage in a variety of learning experiences which integrate subject matter. Teachers and staff value continuous learning to enhance program effectiveness. Beers is a welcoming family oriented school community. Upon promotion from Beers, a student will be a global citizen who is caring, collaborative, critical in thinking, solution-oriented, and ready to lead.

Parent Organization and Contact Information

Parent organizations provide opportunities for parents and families to directly interact with the school on a variety of issues. Parent Organization Representative contact and school policy information is linked below.

Parent Organization Representative

Thennie Freeman

thennie.freeman@dc.gov; annebeerspto@gmail.com

Parent Organization

Yes

Link to website

Student Population

The enrollment on each school's profile reflects the number of students ever-enrolled in the school throughout the prior school year, which is validated by each school at the close of the school year. This data may be different from the point in time count taken in October called the annual enrollment audit.

Total Student Enrollment


524

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity


American Indian/Alaskan

0%

Asian

0%

Black/African-American

98%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Hispanic/Latino, any race

0%

Two or more races

0%

White

1%

Enrollment by Grade Level


Enrollment by Student Groups


School Offerings

Extracurricular Activities


This list is provided by the school and represents activities highlighted by the school, not a comprehensive list of all activities

  • Creative Curriculum
  • Reading Partners
  • Fundations
  • FoodPrints
  • Reading Recovery

Physical Activity time


..

Grades K-5:

195 Minutes/week

Logistics

School hours

Monday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Tuesday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Wednesday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Thursday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

Friday

8:45 am - 3:15 pm

School Uniforms Required

Yes

Before/After School Care

If before school care is offered the options for costs are: Free, Sliding Scale/Voucher, or Fee. Contact the school for more information.

Before School care

No

After School care

Fee

Metro Bus

30N, 30S, 32, 36, 39, D51, M6, S35, V5, W3, W4

Finance

Per-pupil expenditures


$20,598

Per-pupil expenditures represent the average amount of money spent on educating each student. In other words, this value represents the total amount of actual school expenditures divided by the number of students in the school. Information is provided to show the school, the LEA, and the DC average for per-pupil expenditures.

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Per-pupil expenditures by entity


View the Local Education Agency Report for this school or the DC Report.