Beach High School

  • Beach High School serves 978 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

School Overview

  • Beach High School's student population of 978 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students978 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beach High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beach High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#2035 out of 2,174 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
89%
37%
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White
6%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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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 Score0.210.42
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Graduation Rate
85%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChatham County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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