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
9 390
10 300
11 306
12 265

Beacon High School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District # 3 School District located in New York, NY. It has 1,261 students in grades 9th through 12th. Beacon High School is the 184th largest public high school in New York and the 4,324th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,261
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.28

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Beacon High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 772
(61%)
5,468
(59%)
 Male 489
(39%)
3,858
(41%)

Beacon High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 638
(51%)
2,161
(23%)
 Hispanic 300
(24%)
3,550
(38%)
 Black 182
(14%)
2,563
(27%)
 Asian 113
(9%)
855
(9%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
103
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
53
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
41
(0%)

Beacon High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 955
(76%)
3,863
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 254
(20%)
4,824
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 52
(4%)
639
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Beacon High School is ranked 469th 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 (24.3%) is lower than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 1042
2006 1031
2007 1085
2008 1130
2009 1144
2010 1159
2011 1162
2012 1261

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 17.6
2007 18.4
2008 19.5
2009 20.8
2010 21.7
2011 22.3
2012 21.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23608445297505
2006 0.23084384093113
2007 0.19815668202765
2008 0.19911504424779
2009
2010 0.22260569456428
2011 0.22375215146299
2012 0.2426645519429

Compare Beacon High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.3%
 
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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