Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary



Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 85
2 69
3 76
4 61
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary is a public elementary school located in Riviera Beach, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 440 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary is the 1,651st largest public school in Florida and the 27,481st largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 440
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 37
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,481st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,651st out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 273rd out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,411th out of 2,205

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Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 245
(56%)
64,850
(51%)
 Female 195
(44%)
61,077
(49%)

Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 412
(94%)
36,807
(29%)
 Hispanic 11
(3%)
39,184
(31%)
 White 9
(2%)
41,831
(33%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3,565
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
173
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
845
(1%)

Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 386
(88%)
67,578
(54%)
 Not Eligible 45
(10%)
51,799
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(2%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary is ranked 1,033rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (89.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 546
2006 530
2007 564
2008 531
2009 486
2010 487
2011 508
2012 440

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.1
2007 14.5
2008 11.3
2009 14.7
2010 15.2
2011 13.4
2012 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92673992673993
2006 0.95283018867925
2007 0.88297872340426
2008 0.90960451977401
2009 0.90329218106996
2010 0.90143737166324
2011 0.93897637795276
2012 0.89772727272727

Compare Dr. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 89.8%
 

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Public KG - 05 440 11.9:1  
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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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