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Beachwood, New Jersey
Ocean County
Toms River Regional School District
Beachwood Elementary School is a public school located in Beachwood, New Jersey with 476 students in grades KG-5.
Highlights
Strong partnership between school and home strengthened through PTO-sponsored events. Free family nights held monthly to build home-school connection.
Implement Responsive Classroom best practices daily to develop students' social, emotional, and academic learning
Certified as a NJ Future Ready School (bronze tier)
Awards

Grant recipient from Grunin Foundation, Grant recipient from JCP&L; Future Ready School, OceanFirst Grant recipient

Location
901 Berkeley Avenue
Beachwood, NJ 08722
Contact
Principal: Mrs. Kimberly Muir
732-505-5820
kmuir@trschools.com
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Grades
KG-5
White 80%
Black 2%
Asian 1%
Hispanic 13%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 4%
School size
476
students
Female 46.2%
Male 53.8%
Economically disadvantaged students 27%
Students with disabilities 18%
English learners 0%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
79
Grade Percent of total students Students
Kindergarten 16%
74
1st Grade 18%
84
2nd Grade 17%
82
3rd Grade 18%
85
4th Grade 16%
74
5th Grade 16%
77
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English & language arts proficiency
46%
of students

Math proficiency
44%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
0.6
Incidents per year
Violence 0
Weapons 0
Vandalism 0
Substances 0
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 3
Total incidents 3
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
74%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 3%
1 to 5 days 35%
6 to 10 days 36%
11 to 15 days 16%
Over 15 days 10%
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English 96.2%
Spanish 2.3%
Other 1.5%
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Learn more about Beachwood Elementary School.

Mission

At Beachwood Elementary, we have established an environment in which both students and staff are committed to learning. We are dedicated to ensuring the success of all of our students; therefore, the curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of each individual child in the school. Beachwood Elementary students enjoy a safe and positive learning environment that encourages both academic and social growth.

Academics

Our instructional program is characterized by a strong emphasis on literacy and math skills and carefully integrated programs in science and social studies. In an effort to educate the whole child, our students have the opportunity to develop their musical, artistic, and technological skills. They actively engage in physical exercise and are encouraged to live a healthy lifestyle to keep a healthy body and a fit mind.

Clubs

Extracurricular activities include student council, peer tutoring, Bear Cubs program, Science Club, Board Game Club, Robotics Club, Garden Club, and safety patrol. Students in grades four and five are invited to join the chorus and take instrument lessons to participate in the band or orchestra. Being part of the school play is a highlight activity for many third, fourth, and fifth graders. All classes are involved in the Bears Care Garden, a 5000 square foot vegetable garden that was built and is maintained by the students, staff and families.

Programs

Y-Kids before- and after-care offered through the YMCA

Teachers

Our staff continues to participate in and facilitate a variety of motivating technology, curriculum content, and instructional strategy workshops, beginning in the summer months and continuing throughout the year. The workshops enhance teachers' proficiency and knowledge in enriching our learning environment and educational programs. Professional Learning Communities, by grade level, are scheduled monthly, during the school day, providing horizontal articulation and collaboration.

Supports

Students with Disabilities Services, Intervention and Referral Services, Reading Intervention Services, Peer Tutoring Services

Health

Before-school breakfast program, Physical Education and Health classes, Daily recess time allotted for students

Parents

Thanks to our active PTO, students are afforded opportunities for enrichment through assemblies and school programs that support our curriculum. Monthly family fun nights are offered free of charge to all students and include events such as Valentines Bingo and Family Fit Night. All parents have access to the Parent Portal to check students’ attendance and grades.

Facilities

Beachwood Elementary is nestled in the Jersey Shore community of Beachwood. The school was built in 1988 and home to approximately 530 students, grades K-5. Our full-day kindergarten program is supported by a classroom environment that promotes centers-based learning. There are multiple mobile computer labs in addition to a technology lab in the media center.

School safety

Beachwood Elementary is patrolled by our security officers. The main entrance has a remote locked door/video system that is opened only after checking identification of the visitor . Upgraded security cameras have been added to the interior and exterior of the building. Monthly fire and security drills are conducted following state procedures. Annual safety procedures are reviewed with all staff at the beginning of the school year and reviewed as needed. Beachwood Elementarty takes great pride in our positive working relationship with the local police department who meets with staff and students on a regular basis to educate all on current safety concerns.

Technology

Recent upgrades to the WAN backbone enable high speed 1 Gb connections to all locations and 10 Gb between two data centers, with resiliency from potential outages. Firewalls have been upgraded to provide improved cybersecurity. HSS now has hundreds of shared computing devices. All classrooms have improved WiFi access. Every staff and student has Google accounts. All schools participate in Computers Science Education Week, NJ Makers Day, NJ STEM Week and Digital Learning Day. Staff training is provided by a district Ed Tech Supervisor and building web developers. Tech courses focus on computer applications, problem solving, the use of media and the maker mindset. Opportunities have been expanded and enhanced through grants and foundations, with more than 2/3 of raised in the 18-19 school year going to STEAM initiatives.

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Autism program; therapy dog on premises

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