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92%
  • Beacon High School
  • 101 Matteawan Rd, Beacon
  • BEACON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 924
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
47%
  • South Avenue School
  • 60 South Ave, Beacon
  • BEACON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 364
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
38%
  • Rombout Middle School
  • 84 Matteawan Rd, Beacon
  • BEACON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 695
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
37%
  • J V Forrestal Elementary School
  • 125 Liberty St, Beacon
  • BEACON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 281
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
30%
  • Sargent School
  • 29 Education Dr, Beacon
  • BEACON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 381
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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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.

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%

Beacon, NY School Districts

Beacon City School District

There are a total of 7 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Beacon. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Beacon, NY schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Beacon, NY, an average of 82.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Beacon schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Beacon, NY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
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.
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