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The Beacon School
  • Public
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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The Beacon School is a top rated, public school located in NEW YORK, NY. It has 1,471 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.

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The Beacon School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1270
618 responses
Average ACT
29
171 responses
AP Enrollment
0%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$101,304
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,265
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,125,253
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
96%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 57 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 57 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 192 responses
  • Being with my friends
    23%
  • Drama Productions
    16%
  • Sports
    15%
  • TeACHER TALENTLESS SHOW
    15%
  • Dance Shows
    11%
  • June Art Show
    9%
  • SMAC Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,471
Free or Reduced Lunch
28%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 64 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 64 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 64 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$76,706
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.8%
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 77 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 78 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 78 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 83 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 83 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 83 responses

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