Beacon Elementary School

  • Beacon Elementary School serves 362 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Beacon Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Beacon Elementary School's student population of 362 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students362 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beacon Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,167 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beacon Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2346 out of 3167 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
91%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Beacon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
7%
66%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beacon Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.170.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beacon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarper Woods The School District Of The City Of School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harper Woods Harper Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 30 students
    0.6 miles
    20225 Beaconsfield
    Harper Woods, MI 48225
    (313)245-3010
    0.6 7-12 30
  • Harper Woods Harper Woods High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 582 students
    0.6 miles
    20225 Beaconsfield St
    Harper Woods, MI 48225
    (313)245-3084
    0.6 9-12 582
  • Harper Woods Harper Woods Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 214 students
    0.6 miles
    20225 Beaconsfield St
    Harper Woods, MI 48225
    (313)245-3010
    0.6 7-8 214
  • Harper Woods Diploma Success Community School Alternative School
    Grades: 8-12 | 190 students
    0.7 miles
    19872 Kelly Road
    Harper Woods, MI 48225
    (586)933-6075
    0.7 8-12 190
  • Clinton Township Harper Woods Virtual Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 103 students
    0.7 miles
    18901 15 Mile Rd
    Clinton Township, MI 48035
    (800)297-2119
    0.7 6-12 103

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