Beacon Academy

1379 Garfield Ave Sw
Canton, OH 44706
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 251 students in grades Kindergarten-8, Beacon Academy ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 50%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 57%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50% in OH
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Beacon Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

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School Overview

Beacon Academy's student population of 251 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
251 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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School Rankings

Beacon Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 3,137 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Beacon Academy is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (OH)
#2817 out of 3137 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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10-14%
50%
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15-19%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
29%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
23%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Beacon Academy's ranking?
Beacon Academy is ranked #2817 out of 3,137 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Ohio.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% OH state average), while 15-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 57% OH state average).
How many students attend Beacon Academy?
251 students attend Beacon Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Beacon Academy students are Black, 29% of students are White, 23% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Beacon Academy?
Beacon Academy has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Beacon Academy offer ?
Beacon Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Beacon Academy part of?
Beacon Academy is part of Beacon Academy School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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