Beach High School

  • Beach High School serves 992 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 9% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Beach High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 59%.

School Overview

  • Beach High School's student population of 992 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students992 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beach High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beach High School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
15%
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Black
90%
37%
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White
5%
41%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beach High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.190.41
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Graduation Rate
85%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beach High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChatham County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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