Beacon Academy

1379 Garfield Ave Sw
Canton, OH 44706
  • Beacon Academy serves 172 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 29%.

School Overview

  • Beacon Academy's student population of 172 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students172 students
Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers

School Comparison

  • Beacon Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beacon Academy is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
63%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
62%
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
Hispanic
2%
5%
Black
63%
16%
White
15%
71%
Two or more races
20%
5%
Diversity Score0.550.25
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeacon Academy School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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