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Beachwood City Schools



Our Mission: To Develop Intellectual Entrepreneurs With a Social Conscience
Enrollment: 1,700 students
Average Class Size: 125 students (per grade) 
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12-to-1 
Faculty: 161 certificated teachers, 85% with Master's degrees and/or PhDs 
Average Teaching Experience: 12.4 years (in Beachwood) 
Counseling Service: 
Library Program: Pre-K-12
Advanced Placement: 28 AP courses; 
  • 91 Total AP Scholars in 2019
  • 27 National AP Scholars
  • 47 AP Scholars with Distinction
  • 17 AP Scholars with Honor
  • 19 AP Scholars

Athletics: 23 varsity sports; 82% of High School and Middle School students play one or more sports; 88% scholar athletes maintain a B average or better. 

Fine Arts: Nationally recognized program includes elementary, middle school and high school choirs; orchestra and symphonic bands; comprehensive arts curriculum; and dramatic and musical productions.

Special Programs: 

University Hospitals - Beachwood Medical Academy - partnership with UH Hospital System
Design & Innovation Program - Partnership with CSU's Washkiewicz College of Engineering
Comprehensive services for students who are identified as gifted [Grades K-12]
High School Honors Program [Grades 9-12]; 28 Advanced Placement courses; 21 Honors classes at the high school level, 3 College Dual-Enrollment classes
Special education programs for students across all disabilities [Grades Pre-K-12]
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program serving students across a number of districts [Grades Pre-K-12]

Class of 2021:
Class size: 140

Graduation rate: 100%
Enrolling in college: 85%
81% attending four-year colleges
2% attending two-year colleges
17% Military, gap year, undecided, etc.
National Merit Scholars Program: 11 Finalist, 3 Commended Students