Bethune K-8



Bethune K-8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethune K-8 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 78
2 53
3 75
4 67
5 81
6 99
7 98
8 101
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethune K-8 is a public elementary school located in San Diego, CA in the San Diego Unf School District. It enrolls 713 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethune K-8 is the 1,265th largest public school in California and the 7,077th largest nationally. It has 20.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 713
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.71
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,077th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,265th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 975th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 438th out of 6,159

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Bethune K-8 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 368
(52%)
47,483
(51%)
 Female 345
(48%)
45,196
(49%)

Bethune K-8 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 427
(60%)
12,272
(13%)
 Hispanic 123
(17%)
43,636
(47%)
 Black 86
(12%)
9,386
(10%)
 Two or More 48
(7%)
5,395
(6%)
 White 20
(3%)
21,189
(23%)
 Pacific Islander 8
(1%)
559
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
242
(0%)

Bethune K-8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 342
(48%)
52,873
(57%)
 Not Eligible 216
(30%)
31,721
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 155
(22%)
8,085
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Bethune K-8 is ranked 1,284th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethune K-8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bethune K-8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 514
2006 506
2007 584
2008 618
2009 660
2010 724
2011 757
2012 713

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 18.1
2007 18.8
2008 19.3
2009 20.4
2010 N/A
2011 19.1
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57198443579767
2006 0.60869565217391
2007 0.65068493150685
2008 0.68284789644013
2009 0.69393939393939
2010 0.73756906077348
2011 0.083223249669749
2012 0.69705469845722

Compare Bethune K-8 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 69.7%
 

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