Bethune Elementary School



Bethune Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethune Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 33
K 34
1 37
2 41
3 38
4 26
5 38
6 52
7 45
8 30
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethune Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 374 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethune Elementary School is the 1,363rd largest public school in Illinois and the 34,259th largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 374
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.26
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,259th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,363rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 810th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,057th out of 2,345

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Bethune Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 190
(51%)
147,201
(50%)
 Male 184
(49%)
150,004
(50%)

Bethune Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 366
(98%)
117,242
(39%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1,030
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
27,560
(9%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
9,613
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
434
(0%)

Bethune Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 367
(98%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 7
(2%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Bethune Elementary School is ranked 463rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethune Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 364
2006 351
2007 346
2008 364
2009 382
2010 352
2011 364
2012 374

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.7
2006 23.4
2007 19.2
2008 21.4
2009 17.4
2010 14.7
2011 17.3
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88461538461538
2006 0.87464387464387
2007 0.99132947976879
2008 0.99450549450549
2009 0.96596858638743
2010 0.99147727272727
2011 0.98626373626374
2012 0.98128342245989

Compare Bethune Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.1%
 

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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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