Kipp Austin Beacon Prep

  • Kipp Austin Beacon Prep serves 453 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Kipp Austin Beacon Prep placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Kipp Austin Beacon Prep's student population of 453 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 58% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kipp Austin Beacon Prep is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kipp Austin Beacon Prep is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#4342 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Hispanic
97%
52%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
1%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kipp Austin Beacon Prep. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.060.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kipp Austin Beacon Prep and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKIPP Austin Public Schools Inc School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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