Beacon High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
101 Matteawan Rd
Beacon, NY 12508
Phone
(845) 838-6900
District
BEACON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
DUTCHESS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
879
Classroom Teachers
74

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

6

(10 is best)

Better than 59.6% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Beacon High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 72
Proficiency in Reading 78 79
Proficiency in Math 80 65

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.51
AVG FOR STATE 17.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 240 27.3%
Grade 10 230 26.2%
Grade 11 199 22.6%
Grade 12 200 22.8%
Total 879 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 45.5% 48.6% 45.1%
Black 24.0% 18.0% 17.7%
Hispanic 28.6% 30.7% 26.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 2.6% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.2% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 46.9% 46.8% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 37.9% 38.6% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 8.2% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,697 19,542,209
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,109.9 412
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.4% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.8% 34.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.3% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 12.9% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,738 7,189,693
Single Parent Households With Children 10.3% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.1% 86.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 35.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.3% 16.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.5% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.5% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.8% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 13.9% 15.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.6% 13.4%
$15,000 or less 7.4% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,465 $37,183,095 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,025 $3,057,575 4.6%
Staff $734 $2,189,522 3.3%
General Administration $393 $1,172,319 1.7%
School Administration $903 $2,693,649 4.0%
Operation $1,277 $3,809,291 5.7%
Transportation $1,233 $3,678,039 5.5%
Other $325 $969,475 1.4%
Total Support $5,891 $17,572,853 26.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,146 $12,367,518 18.4%
Total Expenditures $22,502 $67,123,466 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,970 $59,254,908,392 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,891,198,689 1.9%
Staff $414 $1,534,327,757 1.6%
General Administration $269 $996,880,601 1.0%
School Administration $715 $2,653,908,303 2.7%
Operation $1,883 $6,987,299,924 7.1%
Transportation $1,211 $4,493,914,443 4.6%
Other $586 $2,174,575,231 2.2%
Total Support $5,588 $20,732,154,849 21.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,893 $18,154,010,675 18.5%
Total Expenditures $26,450 $98,141,082,849 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%