BEACON HIGH SCHOOL

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522 W 44TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10036
School Information
  • School Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: New York City Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 21:1
  • Students/Grade: 327.5
  • Number Students: 1310
  • Number Teachers: 70
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Ruth Lacey
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (6545 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (186 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-05-01
    "It is an amazing school where I have learned a lot through my time here. I am receiving an well rounded education that makes me reflect on my self and others around me. This school has pushed me to exceed and expect greater things for myself."
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    Posted 2017-04-01
    "The Beacon School is an intense school that is ideal to attend before college because you are truly prepared. However, the school lacks diversity and the admissions process is highly in favor of students from specific, predominately white schools."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-04-01
    "The experience was excellent, I was definitely challenged academically. However, the school lacks tradition and unity, the new school building has brought a gap between different people. There are definitely students who I have never seen or met."
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    Posted 2017-04-01
    "Going to Beacon was one of the best decisions of my life. Although it was not my first choice at first I am very grateful that is where I ended up. Beacon taught me more then being a hard working student. Beacon showed me how to be a better version of myself. My teachers and staff members saw things in me that I ever saw in myself. I grew so much at Beacon. Good times and bad times, I would not be the same person today without my my time at Beacon. Thank You Beacon!"
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-03-01
    "I loved everything about The Beacon School, the academics were better than most public schools, our school was also very liberal. The teachers really encouraged us to have our own opinions and think about the issues in our world today. My time there was very enriching, there was always tonss to do. I am proud to be an alumni."
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