Beacon Middle School

  • Beacon Middle School serves 563 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the DE average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
  • Beacon Middle School operates within the Cape Henlopen School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 563 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students563 students
Beacon Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Beacon Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Beacon Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBeacon Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(DE) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
Beacon Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
Beacon Middle School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
10%
15%
Beacon Middle School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
12%
31%
Beacon Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
75%
47%
Beacon Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Beacon Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBeacon Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownDE All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.420.66
Beacon Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
31%
37%
Beacon Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/an/a
Beacon Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Cape Henlopen School District's student population of 5,075 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,407 is higher than the state average of $7,010. The district revenue/student has declined by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,368 is higher than the state average of $7,367. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District NameCape Henlopen School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
1
Number of Students Managed5,075933
Cape Henlopen School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$81 MM$8 MM
Cape Henlopen School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$91 MM$9 MM
Cape Henlopen School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$16,407$7,010
Cape Henlopen School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$18,368$7,367
Cape Henlopen School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, DE Dept. of Education

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    3.7 miles
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