Beacon Heights Elementary



Beacon Heights Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Beacon Heights Elementary Students by Grade
PK 35
K 80
1 65
2 62
3 69
4 74
5 54
6 59
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Beacon Heights Elementary is a public elementary school located in Riverdale, MD in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. It enrolls 498 students in grades 1st through 12th. Beacon Heights Elementary is the 413th largest public school in Maryland and the 22,122nd largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 498
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.46
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,122nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 413th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 380th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 414th out of 920

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Beacon Heights Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 253
(51%)
47,299
(51%)
 Female 245
(49%)
44,910
(49%)

Beacon Heights Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 358
(72%)
28,927
(31%)
 Black 131
(26%)
54,781
(59%)
 White 4
(1%)
4,215
(5%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
1,250
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2,464
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
355
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
217
(0%)

Beacon Heights Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 413
(83%)
54,120
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(10%)
7,032
(8%)
 Not Eligible 37
(7%)
31,057
(34%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Beacon Heights Elementary is ranked 111th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Beacon Heights Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Heights Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 448
2006 420
2007 434
2008 455
2009 481
2010 409
2011 419
2012 447
2013 478
2014 499
2015 498

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 13.1
2007 13.3
2008 13.7
2009 15.4
2010 13
2011 15.9
2012 16.3
2013 14.8
2014 14.7
2015 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72991071428571
2006 0.71428571428571
2007 0.72119815668203
2008 0.76703296703297
2009 0.81288981288981
2010 0.81173594132029
2011 0.8472553699284
2012 0.83892617449664
2013 0.85774058577406
2014 0.8937875751503
2015 0.92570281124498

Compare Beacon Heights Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 92.6%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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