Beacon Middle School



Beacon Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Beacon Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 191
7 193
8 178
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Beacon Middle School is a public elementary school located in Lewes, DE in the Cape Henlopen School District. It enrolls 562 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 562
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 39

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Beacon Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 298
(53%)
1,962
(54%)
 Female 264
(47%)
1,704
(46%)

Beacon Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 416
(74%)
2,406
(66%)
 Black 54
(10%)
541
(15%)
 Hispanic 52
(9%)
489
(13%)
 Two or More 24
(4%)
150
(4%)
 Asian 15
(3%)
58
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Beacon Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 337
(60%)
1,835
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 217
(39%)
1,728
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(1%)
103
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Beacon Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.0%) is lower than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Beacon Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 517
2006 483
2007 518
2008 527
2009 502
2010 491
2011 520
2012 562

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 13.4
2007 14.4
2008 15.1
2009 14.8
2010 14.4
2011 13.7
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27852998065764
2006 0.28985507246377
2007 0.27027027027027
2008 0.27324478178368
2009 0.31872509960159
2010 0.38085539714868
2011 0.43461538461538
2012 0.40035587188612

Compare Beacon Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.0%
 
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 04 - 08 562 14.4:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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