Beacon school information

IndexBeaconNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores49%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Beacon, NY educational system consists of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Beacon public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 1% higher than than the New York average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Beacon public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.2% have completed high school, 33.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Beacon are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Beacon.
  • 82.5% of people in Beacon have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.2% of people in Beacon have completed high school.
  • 33.0% of people in Beacon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Beacon

IndexBeaconNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade82.5%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college64.2%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.0%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters13.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lincolndale, NY1,64498%98%
Carmel Hamlet, NY6,27897%97%
Fort Montgomery, NY1,54494%90%
Cold Spring, NY1,78176%54%
Hopewell Junction, NY36175%51%
Beacon, NY14,28949%1%

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Horsham, PA14,28373%48%
Bellair-Meadowbrook Terrace, FL14,30057%16%
Greendale, WI14,30368%38%
Gainesville, VA14,26984%72%
Fairview, NJ14,31427%46%
Beacon, NY14,28949%1%
Source: The Beacon, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.