Beaches Episcopal School

  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 279
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4 out of 5 | 1 Review
  • Address
  • 1150 5th St N
  • Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
  • Phone
  • (904) 246-2466
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School Description

Beaches Episcopal School enrolls 279 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-6. It is located in Jacksonville Beach, FL, which is a medium sized city with a median household income of $46,922.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 172
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Episcopal
School Associations
  • National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
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1 review for Beaches Episcopal School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 10, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • While Beaches Episcopal School (BES) is a fine school in Jacksonville, there are several areas where it needs improvement:
    1. Fewer movies during class time (none or very few). This is self explanatory, but in classes there should be no movies and yet Beaches Episcopal still continues to show too many.
    2. Too many half days and special days "Grandparents' Day," "Challenge Day" etc. School is about learning, not fund-raising. Half-days should not count as a full day.
    3. Fewer substitute teachers - teachers are out too often. If you are sick, fine, but absences should be rare, not common.
    4. Class sizes are a little too large. Studies have shown that reducing the class size *by* 5-6 would help students.
    All in all, Beaches Episcopal School is a good school, but has a few areas that need improvement.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 279
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 26.6
    Full-Time Teachers: 26
    Part-Time Teachers: 1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.6
  • Percent Minority Students: 4.7%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 124 (44.4%)
  • Females: 155 (55.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Beaches Episcopal School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black20.7%
Asian51.8%
Hispanic62.2%
White24286.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Beaches Episcopal School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten248.6%
Kindergarten3612.9%
1st Grade3612.9%
2nd Grade4415.8%
3rd Grade3713.3%
4th Grade3010.8%
5th Grade3612.9%
6th Grade3612.9%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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