District Profile

District Profile

District Profile

Beaver River Central School

PO Box 179
9508 Artz Road

Beaver Falls, NY  13305-0179

Phone 315-346-1211 

 Fax 315-346-6775

 

 2019-2020 SCHOOL PROFILE

 

School

We are a small, Pre-K-12, rural school located in Lewis County, in northern New York State.  The population of Lewis County, as of 2017, is 26,551.  Last year, 68% of our graduates went on to two-year colleges, technical schools, or four-year colleges, man of whom were the first in their family to do so.  Approximately 30% of our students receive free or reduced lunch.

Total Enrollment (Pre-K-12):  906                                CEEB Code Number:  330365

2020 Graduating Class:  69                                        School Year:  4 quarters

 

Staff

Superintendent: Mr. Todd Green

High School Principal: Mr. Daniel Rains

Middle School Principal: Ms. Christine LaBare                                  

Elementary Principal/CSE Chair: Dr. Kimberly Lyman-Wright                     

Guidance Counselors: Mr. Alexander Barrett (Grades 9-12)            Mrs. Erin Monnat (Grades 6-8)                        

Guidance Secretary: Mrs. Judy Ward

 

2019-2020 Students

Total Number of Students (Pre-K-12):  906

Seniors – 69; Juniors –73; Sophomores – 47; Freshmen – 71

Special Education Students (9-12) – 43

 

Grading System

Numerical grades 0% - 100%. The minimum passing grade is a 65%. Final Average consists of Quarters 1-4 and Final Exam (each weighted 20%).  Class rank and final averages are unweighted.  The average is based on all subjects.  Class standing and grade point average are computed at the end of the student’s junior year.

 

High School Diploma Minimum Requirements

Local Diploma: 24 credits, to include minimum: 4 English, 4 Social Studies, 3 Math, 3 Science, 1 Art/Music, 1 Language Other Than English, ½ Health, 2 Physical Education, electives. Can score 55% or higher on five specifically designated Regents exams.  This option is only available for students approved by our Committee on Special Education.

Regents Diploma: 24 credits, to include minimum: 4 English, 4 Social Studies, 3 Math, 3 Science, 1 Language Other than English, 1 Art/Music, ½ Health, 2 Physical Education, electives.  Must score 65% or higher on five specifically designated Regents exams.

Advanced Regents Diploma:  24 credits, to include minimum: 4 English, 4 Social Studies, 3 Math, 3 Science, 3 Language Other than English, 1 Art/Music, ½ Health, 2 Physical Education, electives.  Must score 65% or higher on nine specifically designated Regents exams and pass the LOTE regionally accredited final.

 

Course Offerings

In addition to core courses, Beaver River offers the following electives:

Math: Graphing Calculator Algebra, Graphing Calculator Geometry, Career and Financial Math, Statistics

Science:                       Plant Science, Animal Science, The Global Environment, AP Biology, Science of Fitness, Issues in Modern Science, Advanced Laboratory Techniques, Forensic Science 

LOTE:                         Spanish 1-4

Business:                     Consumer Math, Introduction to Business, Business and
     Personal Law

Fine Arts:                     Studio Art, Drawing and Painting, Digital Photography, Advanced Digital Photography, Stained Glass, Ceramics,
Sculpture, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Senior Chorus,
Choraleers

Technology: Design & Drawing for Production, Driver's Education, Production Wood                                    

Agriculture: Introduction to Agriculture, Agricultural Leadership
HACS: Baking Fundamentals, Baking Basics and Beyond,
Cooking Essentials, Gourmet Foods

Advanced Placement Courses:
AP Biology
AP Calculus AB
AP European History
AP US History

Distance Learning Courses with SUNY Jefferson:

PSY 133 - Introduction to Psychology SOC 144 - Introduction to Sociology

SUNY Jefferson EDGE Courses offered in the High School:
ENG 099 - Basic College Writing ENG 100 - College Composition
ENG 101 - Research and Composition ENG 102 - Composition & Literature

SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry Courses offered in the High School:

EFB 120 - The Global Environment
 

Class of 2019 Profile


Total number of graduates:  73

Plans after graduation: Number Percentage
Four-year Colleges and Universities      29                               41%
Two-year Community and Junior College and
Technical Schools      24                               32%
Entering Workforce      17          23%
Entering Military        3                                 4%

Diplomas:
Advanced Regents Diploma Graduates      36                               49%
Regents Diploma Graduates      34                               46%
Local Diploma Graduates                                              1                                  1%

Scholastic Achievement Test
(class of 2020 results as of 08/19)

Students who took SAT: 24           

  Mean Math score:       581                  Mean ERW score:    565

  Total Mean score:       1146