Beekman Center is located in Lansing, MI and is one of 40 schools in Lansing School District. It is a sp-ed school that serves 103 students in grades UG.
Special Education schools are public schools that provide special services for children with disabilities (special physical, mental, or learning needs). Many special education schools also provide vocational training, adapted physical education, and assistive technology for their students.
Beekman Center did not make AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Michigan in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Beekman Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Beekman Center had 72% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Michigan had 45% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Lansing spends $12,015 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 55% on instruction, 41% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Lansing District
In 2011, Beekman Center had 5 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) is an annual test administered in the fall of the school year and used to assess a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students are assessed 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.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of four levels:exceeded standards (level 1), met standards (level 2), basic (level 3) and apprentice (level 4). The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard (levels 1 and 2).