3415 Louisiana Ave. N.
Minneapolis, MN 55427
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Beacon Academy serves 535 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Beacon Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Beacon Academy's student population of 535 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
535 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Beacon Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Beacon Academy is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1389 out of 1789 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
20%
11%
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White
66%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 535 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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