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 14:1.
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).

School Overview

Beacon Alp's student population of 114 students has grown by 1528% over five school years.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
114 students
This chart display total students of Beacon Alp by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Beacon Alp
Total Classroom Teachers
5 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Beacon Alp by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Beacon Alp by grade.

School Rankings

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 Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
≤20%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beacon Alp 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Beacon Alp and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Beacon Alp and percentage of American Indian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Beacon Alp and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Beacon Alp and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
31%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Beacon Alp and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
27%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Beacon Alp and the percentage of White public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Beacon Alp and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Beacon Alp and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
<50%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Beacon Alp and public school graduation rate of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Beacon Alp. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Learn about the case of Kyle Horman, a child who went missing while on campus, and how this tragedy is prompting public schools to reevaluate their security measures.
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
The economic divide between our nation's public school students is growing wider and deeper. Learn about a new federal report that reveals the growing ranks of poverty-stricken public schools.
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Dissect "America's Best Schools for Your Housing Buck" and learn about the top ranked public schools in America in cities where the median home price is as low as $200,000.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 114 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : <50% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 10%)

Quick Links