Avg. test scores 1%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 9%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      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.

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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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      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.