Beacon Cove Intermediate School

Beacon Cove Intermediate School serves 932 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Beacon Cove Intermediate School operates within the Palm Beach School District.

Overview

The student population of 932 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 932 students
Beacon Cove Intermediate School Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Beacon Cove Intermediate School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Beacon Cove Intermediate School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Beacon Cove Intermediate School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Beacon Cove Intermediate School American Indian (2002-2011)
Asian
6%
3%
Beacon Cove Intermediate School Asian (2002-2013)
Hispanic
13%
28%
Beacon Cove Intermediate School Hispanic (2002-2013)
Black
1%
23%
Beacon Cove Intermediate School Black (2002-2013)
White
77%
42%
Beacon Cove Intermediate School White (2002-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Beacon Cove Intermediate School Sch Ethnicity Beacon Cove Intermediate School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.39 0.45
Beacon Cove Intermediate School Diversity Score (2002-2013)
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.
13%
51%
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.
3%
7%
Beacon Cove Intermediate School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 186,243 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Palm Beach School District
Number of Schools
Managed
260
22
Number of Students Managed 186,243 9,326
Palm Beach School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM n/a
District Spending $2,123 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,390 $0
Palm Beach School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,434 $0
Palm Beach School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is William T. Dwyer High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jupiter Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lighthouse Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Palm Beach GardensWilliam T. Dwyer High School
    Magnet School
    13601 North Military Trl
    Palm Beach GardensFL 33410
    (561)625-7800
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | 2146 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • JupiterJupiter Middle School
    Magnet School
    15245 Military Trl
    JupiterFL 33458
    (561)745-7200
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 1293 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • JupiterLighthouse Elementary School
    4750 Dakota Dr
    JupiterFL 33458
    (561)741-9400
    1.3 mi | 760 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • JupiterIndependence Middle School
    Magnet School
    4001 Greenway Dr
    JupiterFL 33458
    (561)799-7500
    Magnet School

    1.6 mi | 1322 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • North Palm BeachAmikids Palm Beach
    Alternative School
    13425 Ellison Wilson Rd
    North Palm BeachFL 33408
    (561)624-6941
    Alternative School

    2.4 mi | 25 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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