Beacon Alp

Beacon Alp serves 114 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Beacon Alp's student population of 114 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Beacon Alp is 0.74, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
≤20%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:116:1
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American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
31%
9%
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Black
31%
11%
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White
27%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beacon Alp. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score
0.740.54
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
29%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beacon Alp and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beacon Alp and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Beacon Alp is Beacon Alp I.S. (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valley View Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Indian Mounds Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis Beacon Alp I.S. Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.1 miles
    9701 Nicollet Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (952) 681-5056
    0.1 9-12 n/a
  • Minneapolis Bloomington Transition Center Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 56 students
    0.1 miles
    2575 West 88th Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55431
    (952) 681-6259
    0.1 9-12 56
  • Minneapolis Kennedy Senior High School Math: 37% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,525 student
    0.1 miles
    9701 Nicollet Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (952) 681-5000
    0.1 9-12 1,525
  • Minneapolis Indian Mounds Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 341 students
    0.8 miles
    9801 11th Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (952) 681-6000
    0.8 PK-5 341
  • Minneapolis Valley View Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 785 students
    1.1 miles
    8900 Portland Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (952) 681-5800
    1.1 6-8 785

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