Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist.

903 State Rd
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 8 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 45%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 53%).
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 8 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • : Top 50% in MN
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist.'s student population of 8 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 2 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
8 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
2 teachers
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School Rankings

Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. ranks within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. is 0.00, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MN)
#696 out of 1734 schools
(Top 50%)
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<50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
<50%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
n/a
10%
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Black
n/a
12%
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White
100%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.00
This chart display the diversity score of Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
26%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
22%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist.'s ranking?
Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. is ranked #696 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
<50% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% MN state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 53% MN state average).
How many students attend Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist.?
8 students attend Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist..
What is the racial composition of the student body?
100% of Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist.?
Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.
What grades does Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. offer ?
Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. part of?
Beacon Program W Central Ed. Dist. is part of West Central Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 8 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • : Top 50%
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • : <50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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