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The Beechwood EDGE

EDGE

 

The EDGE Program is a Pre-K through 12 initiative at Beechwood Independent Schools. The Program is the result of many hours of research and planning with industry and post-secondary institutions as well as a culmination of research in districts and schools across the United States and abroad. Our research uncovered a number of issues facing business, industry, and colleges: students and new employees lacked certain skills including critical thinking, problem-solving, long term planning, and creative thinking. After developing a Strategic Plan, the district moved forward with creating Core Concepts that would guide curriculum and experiences to give these children the skills for a 21st Century work environment. Our students still receive a solid foundation in science, English, social studies, and mathematics, but each grade level has a series of experiences including the Elementary, Seminar in the Middle School, and the High School Minors, that give students their EDGE. Click here for Press Release

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Achievements

  • Awarded the National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award for both Elementary and High School.

  • Scored in the 99th Percentile and Distinguished on State Examinations and ranked 2nd among Kentucky's 173 school districts. 
  • Highest ACT scores in the state with an average of 25.7
  • Nearly 90% of our students take an AP course during their high school experience

 

Beechwood Way

Beechwood Way

WE ARE BEECHWOOD

OUR VISION

To inspire students to embrace responsibility, productivity and compassion as citizens of a global community

 

OUR MISSION

To provide innovative education grounded in tradition

 

Beechwood Independent Schools Core Values

  • Challenging students to excellence through critical thinking, collaboration and creativity
  • Fostering a culture of unity that inspires and empowers all students
  • Providing a safe environment for learning
  • Promoting open and respectful communication for all stakeholders

 

SCHOOL SLOGAN

Innovative education grounded in tradition