Beacon High School

  • Beacon High School serves 96 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 32:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Beacon High School's student population of 96 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students96 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Beacon High School's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Beacon High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio32:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
9%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
9%
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Black
33%
10%
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White
32%
68%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Beacon High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.740.33
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Graduation Rate<50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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  • Minneapolis Beacon Alp I.S. Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.1 miles
    9701 Nicollet Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (952)681-5056
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  • Minneapolis Bloomington Transition Center Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 58 students
    0.1 miles
    2575 West 88th Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55431
    (952)681-6259
    0.1 9-12 58
  • Minneapolis Kennedy Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1539 students
    0.1 miles
    9701 Nicollet Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (952)681-5000
    0.1 9-12 1539
  • Minneapolis Indian Mounds Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
    0.8 miles
    9801 11th Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (952)681-6000
    0.8 K-5 339
  • Minneapolis Valley View Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 637 students
    1.1 miles
    8900 Portland Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55420
    (952)681-5800
    1.1 6-8 637

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