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).
Beacon Alp ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(13-14)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education
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