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Beacon High School

227 243 West 61 St Street Manhattan, NY 10023

More about Beacon High School

Population 1,162 students
School Type High
Grades 9th-12th
2013 Progress
Report
A
Avg. Attendance Rate 95%
Advanced Placement Courses
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • Spanish Language
Language Classes
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish
Program Highlights
  • Free college classes at New York University (NYU)
  • John Jay College
  • Hunter College
  • The City College of New York
  • Fordham University; Opportunity for travel to India
  • Mozambique
  • Spain
  • France
  • Costa Rica
  • Russia and England; Special Arts Programs: Digital Animation
  • Music Theory
  • Choreography
  • Guitar
  • Percussion and Recording Studio
Artistic Extracurriculars
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Photography
  • Poets
  • Arts Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Musical Bands (Jazz
  • Blues and Rock)
  • Africana Caucus
  • Environmental Club
Academic Extracurriculars
  • Debate
  • Model United Nations
  • Math
  • Chess
  • Newspaper
  • End of Tunnel Press
Cultural & Arts Partners)
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Joyce Theater
  • Theatre Development Fund
  • Kaufman Foundation
  • New Museum
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • New York City Center
  • Museum of Modern Art
Higher Education Partnerships
  • New York University
  • John Jay College
  • Hunter College
  • Fordham University
  • Teachers College/Columbia University
  • The City College of New York
Sports
  • Club Sports: Boys Ultimate & JV Ultimate Frisbee
  • Girls Ultimate & JV Ultimate Frisbee
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  • Performance9 Above Average
  • Satisfaction 6 Average
  • Diversity 7 Above Average
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Performance Statistics
SAT Scores 1683 / 2400
Above Average
Regents English
100%
Above Average
Regents Rate
88%
Above Average
10-Credit Rate
97%
Above Average
Weighted Diploma Rate 214.1 / 350
Average
College Enrollment Rate 84.2 / 100
Above Average
Needs Index
LowHigh
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