Beach Channel High School

Beach Channel High School serves 385 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Beach Channel High School operates within the New York City School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 385 students has declined by 63% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 58% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 385 students
Beach Channel High School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 57% Male / 43%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Beach Channel High School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade Beach Channel High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 13:1
Beach Channel High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
Asian
1%
8%
Beach Channel High School Asian (2006-2013)
Hispanic
45%
24%
Beach Channel High School Hispanic (2006-2013)
Black
46%
19%
Beach Channel High School Black (2006-2013)
White
8%
47%
Beach Channel High School White (2006-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Beach Channel High School Sch Ethnicity Beach Channel 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.
0.59 0.36
Beach Channel High School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
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.
68%
41%
Beach Channel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Beach Channel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 45,180 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
59
3
Number of Students Managed 45,180 1,015
Graduation Rate 69% 86%
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Scholars' Academy (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Waterside School For Leadership (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ps/ms 114 Belle Harbor Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Rockaway ParkPs/ms 114 Belle Harbor Elementary School
    13401 Cronston Ave
    Rockaway ParkNY 11694
    (718)634-3382
    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • Far RockawayPeninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    611 Beach 19th St
    Far RockawayNY 11691
    (646)403-9231
    Charter School

    1 mi | 282 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Rockaway ParkWaterside Children's Studio School
    190 Beach 110th St
    Rockaway ParkNY 11694
    (718)634-1344
    1.9 mi | 398 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Rockaway ParkWaterside School For Leadership
    190 Beach 110th St
    Rockaway ParkNY 11694
    (718)634-1128
    1.9 mi | 161 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Rockaway ParkScholars' Academy
    320 Beach 104th St
    Rockaway ParkNY 11694
    (718)474-6918
    2.3 mi | 1107 students | Gr. 6-12                      

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