Beacon High School

227 West 61st St, New York, NY 10022 | (212) 245-2807
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,144
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,144 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 227 W 61st St, New York, NY 10022
  • Principal or Admin: Ruth Lacey

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,144
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 453 (39.6%)
  • Females: 691 (60.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Beacon High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black15713.7%
Asian857.4%
Hispanic24721.6%
White65357.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Beacon High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade27323.9%
10th Grade29425.7%
11th Grade28725.1%
12th Grade28024.5%
Ungraded100.9%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
67.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
95.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 21-30%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
53.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
13.0%
District:
25.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
15.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
8.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
8.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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