Bethesda Elementary



Bethesda Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethesda Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 102
1 79
2 90
3 107
4 92
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethesda Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bethesda, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 556 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethesda Elementary is the 317th largest public school in Maryland and the 16,979th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 556
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,979th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 317th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 512th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 348th out of 920

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Bethesda Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 303
(54%)
57,010
(52%)
 Female 253
(46%)
53,421
(48%)

Bethesda Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 346
(62%)
32,624
(30%)
 Asian 82
(15%)
15,606
(14%)
 Hispanic 55
(10%)
33,079
(30%)
 Two or More 37
(7%)
5,534
(5%)
 Black 36
(6%)
23,326
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
206
(0%)

Bethesda Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 514
(92%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(6%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Bethesda Elementary is ranked 843rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethesda Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 48.4%. 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.

Bethesda Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 415
2007 447
2008 504
2009 497
2010 511
2011 491
2012 512
2013 494
2014 520
2015 556

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.1
2007 15.2
2008 15.7
2009 14.8
2010 16.1
2011 16
2012 16.3
2013 14.8
2014 15.8
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.070754716981132
2006 0.089156626506024
2007 0.073825503355705
2008 0.083333333333333
2009 0.060362173038229
2010 0.066536203522505
2011 0.054989816700611
2012 0.064453125
2013 0.062753036437247
2014 0.067307692307692
2015 0.075539568345324

Compare Bethesda Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.6%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bethesda Elementary
Bethesda, MD
Public KG - 05 556 15.7:1  
Our Lady of Lourdes School
Bethesda, MD
Private PK - 08 277 19:1 1 miles
Bethesda Community School ,inc
Bethesda, MD
Private PK - KG 77 8:1 1 miles
Oneness Family School
Chevy Chase, MD
Private PK - 08 97 4:1 1 miles
Wood Acres Elementary
Bethesda, MD
Public PK - 05 660 19.5:1 1 miles
The Bethesda Montessori School
Bethesda, MD
Private PK - KG 80 5:1 1 miles
Washington Episcopal School
Bethesda, MD
Private PK - 08 263 5:1 2 miles
Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart
Bethesda, MD
Private PK - 12 697 7:1 2 miles
Landon School
Bethesda, MD
Private 03 - 12 681 8:1 2 miles
Grace Episcopal Day School
Kensington, MD
Private PK - 05 102 7:1 2 miles
St Jane De Chantal School
Bethesda, MD
Private PK - 08 506 17:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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