Beacon Middle School

Beacon Middle School serves 562 students in grades 4-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the DE average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Beacon Middle School operates within the Cape Henlopen School District.

Overview

The student population of 562 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-8
Total Students 562 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
10%
14%
Black
9%
32%
White
75%
48%
Two or more races
4%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.42 0.51
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.
38%
47%
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.
1%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,930 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $22,245 is higher than the state average of $11,002. The district revenue/student has grown by 67% over four years.
The district spending/student of $23,783 is higher than the state average of $12,421. The district spending/student has grown by 78% over four years.
School District Name Cape Henlopen School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed 4,930 970
District Total Revenue $101 MM $13 MM
District Spending $108 MM $15 MM
District Revenue / Student $22,245 $11,002
District Spending / Student $23,783 $12,421
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
  • LewesCape Henlopen High School
    1250 Kings Hwy
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7711
    2.9 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 1264 students                      
  • Rehoboth BeachRehoboth Elementary School
    500 Stockley St
    Rehoboth BeachDE 19971
    (302)227-2571
    3.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 570 students                      
  • Lewes Shields (richard A.) Elementary School
    910 Shields Ave
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7748
    3.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 681 students                      
  • LewesSussex Consortium
    Special Education School
    520 Dupont Ave
    LewesDE 19958
    (302)645-7210
    Special Education School

    4 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 269 students                      
  • Millsboro Long Neck Elementary School
    26064 School Ln
    MillsboroDE 19966
    (302)945-6200
    6.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 709 students                      

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