Beacon School

5670 Camden Avenue,
San Jose, CA, 95124-0951
Tel: (408)265-8611
Beacon School provides a therapeutic educational setting designed to meet the needs of special education students.
Beacon School provides a safe supportive environment that will help each student to develop independent living skills, academic achievement consistent with his or her potential, and the opportunity to gain sufficient maturity and judgment to be successful in daily living.
A full curriculum is offered for students grades six through twelve and all students are required to participate in prevocational and independent living skills course.
Beacon also offers an extensive elective course opportunity including woodshop, art, drama, guitar and percussion lessons, and practical cooking skills.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other associations(s) for exceptional children
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 79 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 58%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Beacon School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pine Hill School/ Second Start Disabilities (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Almaden Preparatory School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Learning Company & Academy (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • San Jose The Learning Company & Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    5670 Camden Ave
    San Jose , CA , 95124
    (408)723-1131
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • San Jose
    Almaden Preparatory School
    5670 Camden Avenue
    San Jose , CA , 95124
    (408)723-9017
    0  mi  |  108  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Los Gatos Los Gatos Christian School
    (Christian)
    16845 Hicks Rd
    Los Gatos , CA , 95032
    (408)997-4681
    (Christian)
    0.7  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • San Jose St. Timothy's Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    5100 Camden Ave
    San Jose , CA , 95124
    (408)265-0244
    (Other Lutheran)
    0.8  mi  |  138  students  |  Gr.  NS-5
  • Los Gatos Mulberry School
    220 Belgatos Road
    Los Gatos , CA , 95032
    (408)358-9080
    0.9  mi  |  187  students  |  Gr.  NS-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 26, 2013 - ONE OF THE BEST, I"ve been to class of 1981,82,83,84,85,86. I miss you all. And, thanks. For everything. - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended March 07, 2013 - one of the best school, i''ve been to. class of 1981,82,83,84,85,86. i miss it! - Posted by Student/Alumni

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