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About This School

Beacon Hill Elementary School is a public elementary school in Seattle. The principal of Beacon Hill Elementary School is Susan Murphy. 449 students attend Beacon Hill Elementary School and are mostly Multiracial, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Asian. 62% of the 449 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Beacon Hill Elementary School is 16:1. Giddens School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Bicycling
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Tennis
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 5% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 49% 22%
Asian 42% %
Hispanic 28% 12%
Black, non-Hispanic 12% 21%
White, non-Hispanic 12% 44%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 62% 42%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Great school. Needs more advanced classes. Some students need more stimulation. Great atmosphere! Good diversity!

  • (2 years ago)

    Great School! Stong teachers and great prinicpal. The language immersion programs were what brought us to this school but the welcoming environment is great. Love the diversity though language issues do limit parent involvement.

  • (4 years ago)

    The attitude of equality shown by teachers staff volunteers and families in this multicultural school do a great service to the community and students by fostering equality and provide a basis for future good relationships and peace.

  • (4 years ago)

    The staff students families volunteers are all friendly welcoming and supportive. This school provides an excellent education for it's very diverse student population. It's the best!

  • (4 years ago)

    The community is welcomed in to help with the school; the principal engages everyone - children; parents; volunteers; it's multi-ethnic.

  • (8 years ago)

    The ethnic diversity is a plus. There is a small core group of parents that is very involved but there could be more involvement. There are good extracurricular activities available especially after school sports and chess club. There is some music and art offered in the curriculum. There are a number of quality dedicated teachers. They strive to meet the variety of needs of such a diverse student body. The principal is competent and experienced. There is a new addition to the school building that has greatly increased the space.

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