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For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public schools in Beacon Charter School District, serving 369 students. Beacon Charter School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Rhode Island.
Public schools in Beacon Charter School District have an average math proficiency score of 19% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 36% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
The top ranked public schools in Beacon Charter School District are Beacon Charter School and Founders Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Rhode Island public school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 13:1.

Overview

School District NameBeacon Charter School District
School District Phone Number(401) 671-6261
School District Grades Offered06 - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (RI)
# of Schools2 Schools317 Schools
# of Students369 Students141,448 Students
# of Teachers27 Teachers10,583 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1

District Comparison

Beacon Charter School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 58 school districts in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#43 out of 59 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Beacon Charter   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Beacon Charter   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Beacon Charter   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Beacon Charter   School District and public school graduation rate of RI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.510.60
# of American Indian Students6 Students1,047 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# of Asian Students5 Students4,687 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students58 Students35,924 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
25%
# of Black Students28 Students12,151 Students
% Black Students
7%
9%
# of White Students250 Students81,512 Students
% White Students
68%
58%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a246 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students22 Students5,881 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 2,469
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 9,994
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 10,267
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 10,389
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 10,517
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 10,936
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 11,047
# of Students in 6th Grade:4410,830
# of Students in 7th Grade:4510,768
# of Students in 8th Grade:4510,937
# of Students in 9th Grade:6011,465
# of Students in 10th Grade:5811,302
# of Students in 11th Grade:5910,667
# of Students in 12th Grade:589,860
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $13,130 in this school district is less than the state median of $22,342. The school district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,623 is less than the state median of $21,795. The school district spending/student has declined by 13% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (RI)
Total Revenue$5 MM$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Beacon Charter   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$4 MM$28 MM
This chart display total spending of Beacon Charter   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,130$22,342
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Beacon Charter   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,623$21,795
This chart display average spending per public school student in Beacon Charter   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in RI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Beacon Charter School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Beacon Charter School Charter School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    320 Main Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 671-6261

    Grades: 9-12 | 235 students
  • Founders Academy Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Social Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 671-6261

    Grades: 6-8 | 134 students
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