Beacon College Preparatory

  • Beacon College Preparatory serves 377 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Beacon College Preparatory 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to 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 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Beacon College Preparatory's student population of 377 students has grown by 59% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 700% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beacon College Preparatory is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Beacon College Preparatory is 0.18, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#2521 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beacon College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beacon College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Beacon College Preparatory and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
9%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Beacon College Preparatory and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
90%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Beacon College Preparatory and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
38%
Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beacon College Preparatory. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.180.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beacon College Preparatory and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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