Students in Kindergarten through grade eight will be interviewed and tested by the principal. The testing fee is $75 which is applied to the registration fee when the student is accepted at the school. Testing may be waived for students entering Kindergarten. Beacon Hill School reserves the right to exclude any student whose academic or behavioral records indicate the need for a different learning environment than Beacon Hill School offers.
We are extremely proud of our state-of-the-art computer lab. We have eleven Pentium processors that are networked together and are connected to the Internet. Our computer classes are taught by a computer systems analyst and includes developing keyboarding skills, understanding how to use the word processor, setting up databases, and working with
Our school graduates eighth graders who generally continue in some of the finer high schools in the community. We assist parents in selecting an appropriate placement for their childs future education.
The Elementary Department consists of Kindergarten through grade five. The Middle School consists of grades six through eight. The Elementary Department and the Middle School offer an individualized, stimulating program in a safe, supportive environment. Our enhanced calendar consists of 213 school days.
Student achievement is a top priority at Beacon Hill School. Toward this goal, we believe in keeping our classes small so that the needs of each individual can be met. We cap classes at 20. Our student body has traditionally scored better than the local public
schools and above the national average on the Stanford Achievement Tests.
Students who attend Beacon Hill School are expected to maintain very high standards, both academically and socially. The Parent-Student Handbook outlines in detail policies concerning homework, tests, grading, honor roll, student behavior and desciplinary procedures. Parents and students are expected to review the handbook and sign off that they have read and accept these standards.
Effective schools involve parents in the educative
process. Formal and informal parent-teacher conferences and
telephone calls will keep parents apprised of their childs
progress. Weekly reports, interim reports, and report cards
are formal evaluations sent home. A bimonthly newsletter, Highlights,
keeps parents informed as to events taking place at the school.
Winter and Spring Breaks
Beacon Hill School offers day care for students during the winter and spring breaks. The cost is $75 per week and includes lunch and field trips.