Beacon Academy

  • Beacon Academy serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

School Overview

  • Beacon Academy's student population of 388 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beacon Academy's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beacon Academy is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#591 out of 1,784 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beacon Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beacon Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Beacon Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
17%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Beacon Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
70%
67%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Beacon Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beacon Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.480.34
This chart display the diversity score of Beacon Academy and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beacon Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beacon Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeacon Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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