Beacon Hill Preparatory School

  • Beacon Hill Preparatory School is an independent, traditional, all-faith, coeducational school incorporating preschool through grade eight in Hollywood, Florida.
  • Founded by Irving and Cherie Liss in 1959, Beacon Hill School continues to be run by the Liss family under the leadership of Executive Director Andrew Liss.
  • Beacon Hill School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the Association of Independent Schools of Florida, and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation and is a member of the National Council for Private School Accreditation and the Broward County Non Public School Association.
  • Beacon Hill School is dedicated to the fundamental philosophy, “The future belongs to those who prepare.” To achieve this goal, Beacon Hill fosters the holistic development of each child.
  • At Beacon Hill School, the goal of schooling is to help each child grow into a knowledgeable, responsible adult who can find personal meaning and satisfaction in using his/her skills, talents, and creativity.
  • This focus requires cognitive and intellectual, physical, aesthetic, social, emotional, moral, and spiritual development and growth in a caring, supportive environment that enables each child to reach his/her maximum potential and feel pride in his/her accomplishments.
  • Thoughtfully planned, age appropriate programs taught by experienced certified teachers ensure the growth and development of each child.
  • All of the teachers at Beacon Hill School are certified by the State of Florida and the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services.
  • Masters degrees are held by many of the faculty members.
  • Our faculty represents over 160 years of experience in the field of education.
  • Our Early Childhood teachers have all completed their Early Childhood requirements and all have had background checks.
  • The specialty teachers at Beacon Hill School include Physical Education, Art, Music, Spanish, and Computer Studies are all facilitated by professionals in their fields.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1959

Student Body

Total Students189 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Beacon Hill Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size13 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-12 | 325 students
    3 miles
    951 Nw 136th Street
    Miami, FL 33168
    (305)685-8734
    3 PK-12
    325
  • Miami Gardens
    Parkway Baptist Church Wee Care
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-K | 73 students
    0.4 miles
    18000 Nw 18th Ave
    Miami Gardens, FL 33056
    (305)623-1536
    0.4 PK-K
    73
  • Miami Gardens
    William A Kirlew Jr Academy
    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: K-8 | 161 students
    1.2 miles
    18900 Nw 32nd Ave
    Miami Gardens, FL 33056
    (305)474-4760
    1.2 K-8
    161
  • Fort Lauderdale
    Grades: PK-12
    9.8 miles
    3375 SW 75 Avenue
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
    (954)262-4506
    9.8 PK-12
    n/a
  • Hialeah
    Grades: K-12 | 56 students
    2.8 miles
    4814 Nw 167th St
    Hialeah, FL 33014
    (305)624-5656
    2.8 K-12
    56

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The average private school tuition in Florida is $7,780 for elementary schools and $9,837 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).