District

Beaver River Central School District
9508 Artz Road
Beaver Falls, NY 13305
Phone: 315-346-1211

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District

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2012-2013 School Profile

School

We are a small, K-12, rural school located in Lewis County, in northern New York State.  The population of Lewis County is 26,685.  Last year, 68% of our graduates went on to two-year colleges, technical schools, or four-year colleges, many of whom were the first in their family to do so.  Approximately 34% of our students receive free or reduced lunch.

Total Enrollment (K-12):  901                                     CEEB Code Number:  330-365

2012 Graduating Class:  81                                       School Year:  4 quarters

 

Staff

Superintendent:                                               Leueen Smithling

High School Principal:                                     Rebecca Dunckel-King

Middle School Principal/CO-CSE Director:    Christine LaBare

Elementary Principal/CO-CSE Director:        Kimberly Lyman-Wright

Guidance Counselors:                                    Alexander Barrett (grades 10-12)

                                                                        Shannon Bourcy (grades 6-9)

Guidance Secretary                                        Judy Ward

Students

Total Number of Students (K-12):  901

Seniors – 79; Juniors –70; Sophomores – 71; Freshmen – 63

Special Education Students (9-12) – 49

 

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.  Must score at least 55% on not more than 0ne Regents exams and must be 65% or higher on at least four of them.

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 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 Regents exams.

 

Course Offerings

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

English:                       Yearbook, Young Adult Literature

Math:                           AP Calculus AB, Graphing Calculator Algebra, Graphing Calculator Geometry, Career and Financial Math

Science:                      Adirondack Wildlife Studies, Forensic Science, The Global Environment, AP Biology, Science of Fitness

LOTE:                         Spanish 1-4

Business:                    Career and Financial Math

Art:                              Studio Art, Advanced Studio Art, Digital Photography, Advanced Digital   

                                    Photography

Music:                         Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Senior Chorus, Choraleers, Music Theory I

                                    and II

Home & Careers:        Basic and Advanced Stained Glass, Gourmet Foods

Technology:                Design & Drawing for Production, Computer Aided  

                                    Design I & II, Production Wood,  

Agriculture:                  Introduction to Agriculture, Vet Science, Animal Science,

                                    Plant Science

Physical Education:    Advanced Physical Education

Advanced Placement courses:

AP Biology

AP Calculus AB

Distance Learning courses with Jefferson Community College:

PSY 133 – Introduction to Psychology

SOC 144 – Introduction to Sociology

Jefferson Community College courses offered in the high school:

ENG 100 – College Composition

ENG 101 – Research and Composition                                 HIS 150 – American History to 1865

ENG 102 – Composition & Literature                                     HIS 151 – American History 1865 to Present

SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry courses offered in the high school:

EFB 120 - The Global Environment

 









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