19483 John J. Williams Highway
Lewes, DE 19958
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Beacon Middle School serves 645 students in grades 4-8.
Beacon Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Delaware for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Delaware state average of 53%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Delaware state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Delaware state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Beacon Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Delaware for:

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School Overview

Beacon Middle School's student population of 645 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
645 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Beacon Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 204 schools in Delaware (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Beacon Middle School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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State Level (DE)
Overall Testing Rank
#19 out of 204 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
9%
30%
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White
74%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DE.
Diversity Score
0.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Students: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in DE
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.44 (Btm 50%)

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