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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Beacon Hill Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1959

Student Body

Total Students
230 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Beacon Hill Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
13 students

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Beacon Hill Preparatory School?
The acceptance rate of Beacon Hill Preparatory School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 84%.
What is Beacon Hill Preparatory School's ranking?
Beacon Hill Preparatory School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Highest percentage of students of color and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Beacon Hill Preparatory School?
The application deadline for Beacon Hill Preparatory School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 230 students
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Miami-dade County, FL is $15,064 for elementary schools and $16,797 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Miami-dade County, FL is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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