Beacon Academy Of Nevada

  • Beacon Academy Of Nevada serves 548 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nevada state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Beacon Academy Of Nevada placed in the top 30% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the Nevada state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nevada state average of 66%.

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School Overview

  • Beacon Academy Of Nevada's student population of 548 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 38% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beacon Academy Of Nevada is ranked within the top 30% of all 620 schools in Nevada (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 40:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beacon Academy Of Nevada is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall School Rank#133 out of 620 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:120:1
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Asian
2%
6%
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Hispanic
34%
42%
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Black
11%
10%
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White
45%
34%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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Diversity Score0.670.48
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Graduation Rate
52%
72%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameState-sponsored Charter s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

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