Beacon Charter School

  • Beacon Charter School serves 235 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is approximately equal to the Rhode Island state average of 28%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 36%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Beacon Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Beacon Charter School's student population of 235 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students235 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beacon Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 287 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Beacon Charter School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank#149 out of 287 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
25%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
70%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.60
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeacon Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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I am a current senior and I've had a great few years. There is no other school I would rather attend than this one. The teachers are all fun and know what they are doing. They take their time to make sure each individual understands the context.
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