Bethune Elementary School



Bethune Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethune Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 44
K 110
1 142
2 98
3 117
4 105
5 117
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethune Elementary School is a public elementary school located in College Park, GA in the Fulton County School District. It enrolls 733 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethune Elementary School is the 367th largest public school in Georgia and the 6,276th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 733
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 48.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,276th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 367th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 599th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 316th out of 1,342

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Bethune Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 388
(53%)
33,693
(51%)
 Female 345
(47%)
32,078
(49%)

Bethune Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 704
(96%)
27,551
(42%)
 Hispanic 12
(2%)
9,837
(15%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
6,376
(10%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
49
(0%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
1,954
(3%)
 White 2
(0%)
19,979
(30%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Bethune Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 627
(86%)
28,998
(44%)
 Not Eligible 68
(9%)
33,853
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(5%)
2,920
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Bethune Elementary School is ranked 129th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethune Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.7%) 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 690
2006 686
2007 669
2008 687
2009 693
2010 755
2011 740
2012 733

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 13.8
2007 12.6
2008 13.1
2009 14.8
2010 16.1
2011 15.8
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81594202898551
2006 0.84548104956268
2007 0.81614349775785
2008 0.86317321688501
2009 0.83982683982684
2010 0.86225165562914
2011 0.9
2012 0.90723055934516

Compare Bethune Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 90.7%
 

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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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