Bethune Elementary School



Bethune Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethune Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 96
1 90
2 82
3 81
4 74
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethune Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Atlanta, GA in the Atlanta Public Schools. It enrolls 519 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethune Elementary School is the 852nd largest public school in Georgia and the 19,798th largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 519
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,798th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 852nd out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 231st out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 693rd out of 1,342

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Bethune Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 267
(51%)
19,191
(51%)
 Female 252
(49%)
18,533
(49%)

Bethune Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 501
(97%)
27,914
(74%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
2,624
(7%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
603
(2%)
 White 1
(0%)
6,154
(16%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
369
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Bethune Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 506
(97%)
27,026
(72%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
914
(2%)
 Not Eligible 6
(1%)
9,784
(26%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Bethune Elementary School is ranked 313th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethune Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 447
2006 443
2007 506
2008 462
2009 348
2010 334
2011 339
2012 519

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 12.6
2007 12.3
2008 11.8
2009 9.7
2010 13.4
2011 14.1
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97539149888143
2006 0.99322799097065
2007 0.99407114624506
2008 1
2009 0.97701149425287
2010 0.99101796407186
2011 0.96755162241888
2012 0.98843930635838

Compare Bethune Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 98.8%
 

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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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