Beacon High School

101 Matteawan Rd, Beacon, NY 12508 | (845) 838-6900
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,129
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,129 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Anthony Dimarco
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Beacon City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $13,870
  • Graduation Rate: 75.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 3,431

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,129
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 77.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 568 (50.3%)
  • Females: 544 (48.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 108 (9.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 167 (14.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 275 (24.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Beacon High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black27624.4%
Asian232.0%
Hispanic24621.8%
White56750.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Beacon High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade29826.4%
10th Grade27624.4%
11th Grade27624.4%
12th Grade27924.7%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
79.0%
District:
77.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
78.0%
District:
77.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
4.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 21-30%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
District:
93.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
27.0%
District:
14.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
6.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
13.0%
District:
9.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
8.0%
District:
10.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
8.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
1.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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