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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Beach High School operates within the Chatham County School District.
  • Chatham County School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the Georgia state average of 81%.

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
Beach High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Beach High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
Beach High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBeach High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Beach High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2174 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
40%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Beach High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Beach High School Asian Students (1994-1998)
Hispanic
1%
15%
Beach High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
90%
37%
Beach High School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
5%
41%
Beach High School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Beach High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBeach High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.190.41
Beach High School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Graduation Rate
85%
81%
Beach High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
57%
Beach High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Beach High School is Chatham County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Chatham County School District's student population of 38,323 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 54% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,597 is higher than the state average of $9,937. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,444 is higher than the state average of $9,903. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameChatham County School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    56
    5
    Number of Students Managed38,3233,295
    Chatham County School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    27%
    41%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    40%
    District Graduation Rate
    83%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$388 MM$33 MM
    District Spending$382 MM$33 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,597$9,937
    District Spending / Student$10,444$9,903
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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