Beach High School

Beach High School serves 906 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% 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 906 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 906 students
Beach High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Beach High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Beach High School 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 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Beach High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Beach High School Hispanic (1996-2013)
Black
91%
37%
Beach High School Black (1994-2013)
White
6%
44%
Beach High School White (1994-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Beach High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
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.
0.17 0.40
Beach High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
75%
52%
Beach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,113 students has grown by 20% 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
56
5
Number of Students Managed 41,113 3,688
Chatham County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 55% 66%
Chatham County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2009)
District Total Revenue $394 MM n/a
Chatham County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $364 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $11,593 $0
Chatham County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,692 $0
Chatham County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SavannahHodge Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3609 Hopkins St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5200
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 479 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SavannahDerenne Middle School
    Magnet School
    1009 Clinch St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5900
    Magnet School

    0.4 mi | 741 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SavannahCoastal Georgia Comprehensive Academy
    Special Education School
    2001 Cynthia St
    SavannahGA 31415
    (912)201-5440
    Special Education School

    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • SavannahButler Elementary School
    1909 Cynthia St
    SavannahGA 31415
    (912)395-2525
    0.9 mi | 710 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SavannahGadsden Elementary School
    5330 Montgomery St
    SavannahGA 31405
    (912)395-5940
    1.2 mi | 727 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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