Kipp Austin Beacon Prep

  • Kipp Austin Beacon Prep serves 426 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 75%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Kipp Austin Beacon Prep placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • Kipp Austin Beacon Prep's student population of 426 students has grown by 83% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 136% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Kipp Austin Beacon Prep by grade.

School Comparison

  • Kipp Austin Beacon Prep is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,879 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 21:1 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 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank
33%
26%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
75%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kipp Austin Beacon Prep and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Hispanic
97%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Kipp Austin Beacon Prep and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Kipp Austin Beacon Prep and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
2%
29%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Kipp Austin Beacon Prep and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.060.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKipp Austin Public s Inc School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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