When you visit Beverly Elementary School you will find it to be a place where students are safe, have fun, work hard at their learning, and practice the Beverly Be’s: Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Cooperative and Be Problem Solvers. Beverly is a big, busy place full of caring adults who work hard to meet the academic, social and physical needs of our 500 students. Utilizing a state-of-the-art literacy curriculum, Benchmark Literacy, our staff leads students in authentic reading and writing activities across grade levels. Students have opportunities to work within small groups, individually, and one-to-one with their teacher using both high quality curriculum materials and independent reading books of their choosing. Students are instructed in and given chances to practice comprehension strategies such as summarizing, using text features, and drawing conclusions.