Beacon High School



Beacon High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Beacon High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 265
10 259
11 268
12 237
UG 6

Beacon High School is a public high school of the Beacon City School District located in Beacon, NY. It has 1,035 students in grades 9th through 12th. Beacon High School is the 266th largest public high school in New York and the 5,649th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,035
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.68

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Beacon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 524
(51%)
524
(51%)
 Male 511
(49%)
511
(49%)

Beacon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 485
(47%)
485
(47%)
 Black 261
(25%)
261
(25%)
 Hispanic 242
(23%)
242
(23%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
22
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Beacon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 553
(53%)
553
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 376
(36%)
376
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 106
(10%)
106
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Beacon High School is ranked 178th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Beacon High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Beacon High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1175
2006 1115
2007 1097
2008 1100
2009 1112
2010 1074
2011 1041
2012 1035

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 14.8
2007 14.3
2008 14.5
2009 14.4
2010 16.1
2011 13.9
2012 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21702127659574
2006 0.20358744394619
2007 0.26982680036463
2008 0.27
2009 0.24730215827338
2010 0.52607076350093
2011 0.36983669548511
2012 0.46570048309179

Compare Beacon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
This School 46.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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