13400 Nw 28th Ave
Opa Locka, FL 33054
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Beacon College Prep Middle School serves 254 students in grades 6-8.
Beacon College Prep Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 32:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Beacon College Prep Middle School's student population of 254 students has grown by 34% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Beacon College Prep Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Beacon College Prep Middle School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3160 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
59%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
56%
Student : Teacher Ratio
32:1
16:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
12%
35%
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Black
87%
22%
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White
1%
36%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.23
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 59% FL state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 56% FL state average).

How many students attend Beacon College Prep Middle School?

254 students attend Beacon College Prep Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

87% of Beacon College Prep Middle School students are Black, 12% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are White.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Beacon College Prep Middle School?

Beacon College Prep Middle School has a student ration of 32:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.

What grades does Beacon College Prep Middle School offer ?

Beacon College Prep Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 254 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 32:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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