Bethel Elementary



Bethel Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethel Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 76
2 78
3 98
4 86
5 81
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethel Elementary is a public elementary school located in Canton, NC in the Haywood County School District. It enrolls 496 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethel Elementary is the 754th largest public school in North Carolina and the 22,312th largest nationally. It has 14.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 496
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.6

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Bethel Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 252
(51%)
3,223
(52%)
 Female 244
(49%)
3,002
(48%)

Bethel Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 436
(88%)
5,410
(87%)
 Hispanic 45
(9%)
553
(9%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
36
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
45
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
115
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
60
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Bethel Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 236
(48%)
2,700
(43%)
 Not Eligible 214
(43%)
3,158
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(9%)
367
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Bethel Elementary is ranked 778th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethel Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Bethel Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 514
2006 518
2007 547
2008 585
2009 567
2010 560
2011 579
2012 583
2013 505
2014 505
2015 496

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 N/A
2007 16.6
2008 15.9
2009 16.2
2010 14.7
2011 16.1
2012 15.4
2013 14.3
2014 15.4
2015 14.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46692607003891
2006 0.43436293436293
2007 0.45338208409506
2008
2009 0.48853615520282
2010 0.51607142857143
2011 0.53195164075993
2012 0.54373927958834
2013 0.55247524752475
2014 0.59207920792079
2015 0.56854838709677

Compare Bethel Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,430.0% 14.3:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.9%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bethel Elementary
Canton, NC
Public KG - 05 496 14.3:1  
Bethel Middle School
Waynesville, NC
Public 06 - 08 279 12.2:1 1 miles
Canton Middle School
Canton, NC
Public 06 - 08 566 14.9:1 4 miles
Haywood Early College
Clyde, NC
Public 09 - 13 166 27.7:1 4 miles
Clyde Elementary
Clyde, NC
Public PK - 05 485 12.5:1 4 miles
Junaluska Elementary
Waynesville, NC
Public KG - 05 335 13.7:1 5 miles
Meadowbrook Elementary
Canton, NC
Public PK - 05 324 14.7:1 5 miles
Central Elementary
Waynesville, NC
Public PK - 05 248 12.4:1 6 miles
Shining Rock Classical Academy: Cfa
Lake Junaluska, NC
Public KG - 06 230 12.9:1 6 miles
North Canton Elementary
Canton, NC
Public PK - 05 376 12.1:1 6 miles
Asheville-Pisgah Christian School
Candler, NC
Private KG - 08 57 8:1 14 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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