Beach High School

  • Beach High School serves 994 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Beach High School operates within the Chatham County School District.
  • Chatham County School District's 57% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 994 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 994 students
Beach High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Beach High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Beach High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Beach High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Beach High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Beach High School Asian Students (1994-1998)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Beach High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
92%
37%
Beach High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
5%
42%
Beach High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Beach High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Beach High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Beach High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.15 0.41
Beach High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
79%
57%
Beach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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%
6%
Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chatham County School District's student population of 38,123 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,729 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,542 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed 38,123 3,306
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 57% 69%
Chatham County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $439 MM $33 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $395 MM $33 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,729 $10,007
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,542 $9,869
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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