Bethany Community School



Bethany Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethany Community School Students by Grade
PK 13
K 60
1 46
2 53
3 64
4 73
5 77
6 87
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethany Community School is a public elementary school located in Bethany, CT in the Bethany School District. It enrolls 473 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethany Community School is the 193rd largest public school in Connecticut and the 24,096th largest nationally. It has 10.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 473
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.7

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Bethany Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 250
(53%)
250
(53%)
 Female 223
(47%)
223
(47%)

Bethany Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 413
(87%)
413
(87%)
 Asian 34
(7%)
34
(7%)
 Black 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
8
(2%)
 Hispanic 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bethany Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 445
(94%)
445
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
21
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Bethany Community School is ranked 518th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethany Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Bethany Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 557
2006 557
2007 569
2008 549
2009 515
2010 512
2011 491
2012 473

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 13.5
2007 13
2008 11.5
2009 11
2010 10.9
2011 10.9
2012 10.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.021543985637343
2006 0.019748653500898
2007 0.028119507908612
2008 0.027322404371585
2009 0.038834951456311
2010 0.044921875
2011 0.05091649694501
2012 0.059196617336152

Compare Bethany Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,040.0% 10.4:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.9%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 06 473 10.4:1  
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Public KG - 04 522 16.4:1 5 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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