Bethune Academy



Bethune Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethune Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 199
4 240
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethune Academy is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Aldine Independent School District. It enrolls 439 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethune Academy is the 3,299th largest public school in Texas and the 27,992nd largest nationally. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 439
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 27,992nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,299th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 534th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,323rd out of 4,778

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Bethune Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 234
(53%)
21,666
(49%)
 Male 205
(47%)
22,538
(51%)

Bethune Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 285
(65%)
10,254
(23%)
 Hispanic 135
(31%)
32,113
(73%)
 White 9
(2%)
913
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(2%)
281
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
84
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
505
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
54
(0%)

Bethune Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 370
(84%)
39,719
(90%)
 Not Eligible 69
(16%)
4,485
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Bethune Academy is ranked 2,032nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethune Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 445
2006 565
2007 507
2008 496
2009 461
2010 466
2011 456
2012 422
2013 414
2014 388
2015 439

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 15.1
2007 13.4
2008 12.6
2009 12.7
2010 12.7
2011 14
2012 13.4
2013 12.9
2014 12.3
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6876404494382
2006 0.71681415929204
2007 0.71794871794872
2008 0.73387096774194
2009 0.70065075921909
2010 0.74678111587983
2011 0.80701754385965
2012 0.8175355450237
2013 0.75845410628019
2014 0.84278350515464
2015 0.84282460136674

Compare Bethune Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 84.3%
 

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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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