PROFICIENCY 68% 56% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Cape Henlopen School District
51%Lewes
43%Delaware

Beacon Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Cape Henlopen School District" in Lewes, DE. There are a total of 563 students and 40 teachers at Beacon Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 175 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Beacon Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 67.5%, which is 56% higher than the Delaware average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students563
Teachers40
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch175
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Beacon Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All65%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
660-64%
760-64%
865-69%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All70%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
665-69%
775-79%
870-74%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Beacon Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictDelawareNational
Caucasian 71.8% 67.9% 48.2% 51.1%
African American 11.6% 14.7% 30.8% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 1.7% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.5% 11.4% 14.3% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.6% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.8% 3.4% 2.4% 3.1%

Lewes demographics profile

StatisticLewesDelawareNational
Population2,955934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)77750491
Median age66.339.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%54%55%
Speak English96%87%79%
Speak Spanish0%7%13%

Education level achieved in Lewes

IndexLewesDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college67.4%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.3%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.8%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters26.3%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.1%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.2%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Beacon Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.