Beach High School

Beach High School serves 1,052 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Beach High School operates within the Chatham County School District.
The school district's 55% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1052 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,052 students
Beach High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Beach High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Beach High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Beach High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Beach High School Asian (1994-1998)
Hispanic
1%
12%
Beach High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
89%
37%
Beach High School Black (1994-2012)
White
5%
44%
Beach High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Beach High School Sch Ethnicity Beach High 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.
0.20 0.66
Beach High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
70%
51%
Beach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,240 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 55% has decreased from 92% over five years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
5
Number of Students Managed 40,240 3,298
Graduation Rate 55% 66%
District Total Revenue $394 MM $34 MM
District Spending $364 MM $36 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,593 $9,939
District Spending / Student $10,692 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Savannah Arts Academy (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Derenne Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hodge Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Savannah Hodge Elementary School
    3609 Hopkins St
    Savannah , GA , 31405
    (912)395-5200
    0.3  mi  |  440  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Savannah Derenne Middle School
    1009 Clinch St
    Savannah , GA , 31405
    (912)395-5900
    0.4  mi  |  705  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Savannah Coastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy
    Special Education School
    2001 Cynthia St
    Savannah , GA , 31415
    (912)201-5440
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Savannah Butler Elementary School
    1909 Cynthia St
    Savannah , GA , 31415
    (912)395-2525
    0.9  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Savannah Ellis Elementary School
    220 East 49th St
    Savannah , GA , 31405
    (912)395-5470
    1.2  mi  |  564  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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