Beacon Middle School

Beacon Middle School serves 559 students in grades 4 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the DE average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Beacon Middle School operates within the Cape Henlopen School District.

School Overview

The student population of 559 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 559 students
Beacon Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Beacon Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Beacon Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Beacon Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Beacon Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
4%
Beacon Middle School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
10%
15%
Beacon Middle School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
12%
31%
Beacon Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
73%
47%
Beacon Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Beacon Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.52
Beacon Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
39%
Beacon Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Beacon Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

Cape Henlopen School District's student population of 5,034 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $17,738 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $19,858 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Cape Henlopen School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 5,034 970
Cape Henlopen   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $81 MM $8 MM
Cape Henlopen   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $91 MM $9 MM
Cape Henlopen   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,738 $7,010
Cape Henlopen   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,858 $7,367
Cape Henlopen   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cape Henlopen High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sussex Consortium (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rehoboth Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lewes Cape Henlopen High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 1283 students
    2.9 miles
    1250 Kings Hwy
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7711
    2.98-121283
  • Rehoboth BeachRehoboth Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 594 students
    3.4 miles
    500 Stockley St
    Rehoboth BeachDE 19971
    (302)227-2571
    3.4PK-6594
  • Lewes Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 702 students
    3.7 miles
    910 Shields Ave
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7748
    3.7PK-5702
  • LewesSussex ConsortiumSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 255 students
    4 miles
    520 Dupont Ave
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7210
    4PK-12255
  • Millsboro Long Neck Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 718 students
    6.2 miles
    26064 School Ln
    MillsboroDE 19966
    (302)945-6200
    6.2PK-5718

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