The Beaverton Rural School (BRS) District encompasses approximately 225 square miles. The central school campus is located in the southwest quarter of the City of Beaverton. The city is located on M-18, eight miles south of the county seat of Gladwin, Michigan and approximately thirty miles northwest of Midland. The local tax base is made up of agricultural and residential property, light industry and small businesses.
Townships served are all or parts of Billings, Tobacco, Beaverton, Grout, Buckeye, Grim, and Hay of Gladwin County and Arthur Township of Clare County.
There are two school sites within the district. As of 2014, Beaverton Elementary School serves students in grades K-6 and Beaverton Junior/Senior High School serves students in grades 7-12. The south portion of Beaverton Elementary School was constructed in 1965 as the previous high school and the north portion was erected in 1985. The current Beaverton Junior/Senior High School opened on August 24, 1998.
Beaverton Rural Schools is located within the Clare-Gladwin Regional Educational Service District (CGRESD). A number of BRS students participate in the Career and Technical Education program offered by CGRESD. Beaverton Rural School District is about 24 miles from Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC), which offers our students Dual Enrollment and Early College classes.
Beaverton Rural Schools Procedures for Determination of a Specific Learning Disability
This notice is designed to comply with the current State of Michigan requirement that each local school district publish its procedure for determining whether a student has, or continues to have, a specific learning disability. A Specific learning disability (SLD) is defined in law as a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved in understanding or in using language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself in the imperfect ability to listen, think, speak, read, write, spell, or do mathematical calculations, including conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia that adversely affects a student’s educational performance.