Beacon school information

IndexBeaconNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores62%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,235
Total private schools21,09224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Beacon are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Beacon.
  • 82.0% of people in Beacon have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.2% of people in Beacon have completed high school.
  • 30.5% of people in Beacon have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Beacon

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  • Beacon High School101 Matteawan RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,074 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • J V Forrestal Elementary School125 Liberty StGrades: PK - 05Students: 33 · Ratio: 17:158
  • Rombout Middle School84 Matteawan RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 735 · Ratio: 13:157
  • Sargent School29 Education DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 331 · Ratio: 16:167
  • South Avenue School60 South AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 18:165

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Education level achieved in Beacon

IndexBeaconNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school81.2%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college57.9%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.5%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters14.7%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Beacon (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Crompond, NY2,36487%28%
Woodbury, NY8,55383%22%
Hopewell Junction, NY61176%12%
Monroe, NY8,49374%9%
Mahopac, NY7,75574%9%
Beacon, NY14,43762%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harrison, NJ14,43664%6%
Hawaiian Gardens, CA14,43245%35%
Lindenhurst, IL14,41293%36%
Chicago Ridge, IL14,41075%10%
Moultrie, GA14,46778%15%
Beacon, NY14,43762%10%
Source: The Beacon, NY education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.