Bethune Academy



Bethune Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethune Academy Students by Grade
PK 22
K 51
1 54
2 59
3 60
4 55
5 63
6 51
7 49
8 45
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethune Academy is a public elementary school located in Milwaukee, WI in the Milwaukee School District. It enrolls 509 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethune Academy is the 196th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 20,677th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,677th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 196th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,027th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 392nd out of 1,182

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Bethune Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 270
(53%)
32,095
(52%)
 Female 239
(47%)
30,058
(48%)

Bethune Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 376
(74%)
33,596
(54%)
 Asian 106
(21%)
3,406
(5%)
 White 16
(3%)
9,323
(15%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
15,033
(24%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
289
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
480
(1%)

Bethune Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 495
(97%)
48,505
(78%)
 Not Eligible 10
(2%)
10,614
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
3,034
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Bethune Academy is ranked 32nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethune Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.6%. 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 Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 366
2006 405
2007 439
2008 478
2009 459
2010 462
2011 502
2012 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 20.8
2007 19.7
2008 18.7
2009 16.2
2010 17.1
2011 23.9
2012 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87704918032787
2006 0.95061728395062
2007 0.97038724373576
2008 0.9581589958159
2009 0.92156862745098
2010 0.96103896103896
2011 0.97011952191235
2012 0.9803536345776

Compare Bethune Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 98.0%
 

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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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