Bethesda Elementary



Bethesda Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethesda Elementary Students by Grade
PK 40
K 81
1 52
2 81
3 70
4 69
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bethesda Elementary is a public elementary school located in Waukesha, WI in the Waukesha School District. It enrolls 457 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bethesda Elementary is the 309th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 25,734th largest nationally. It has 21.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 457
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 21.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,734th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 309th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 1,135th out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 741st out of 1,182

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Bethesda Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 238
(52%)
4,886
(49%)
 Male 219
(48%)
5,088
(51%)

Bethesda Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 338
(74%)
6,796
(68%)
 Hispanic 71
(16%)
1,991
(20%)
 Black 24
(5%)
460
(5%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
272
(3%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
408
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
39
(0%)

Bethesda Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 321
(70%)
6,274
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 130
(28%)
3,291
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
409
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Bethesda Elementary is ranked 625th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethesda Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.8%) is lower than the state average of 44.6%. 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 540
2006 543
2007 523
2008 543
2009 534
2010 430
2011 446
2012 457

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 17.2
2007 19.4
2008 18.1
2009 20.4
2010 19.9
2011 21.1
2012 21.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10740740740741
2006 0.11418047882136
2007 0.093690248565966
2008 0.11418047882136
2009 0.12734082397004
2010 0.17441860465116
2011 0.17488789237668
2012 0.29759299781182

Compare Bethesda Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,160.0% 21.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.8%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bethesda Elementary
Waukesha, WI
Public PK - 05 457 21.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 349 12.5:1 2 miles
Butler Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 972 14.1:1 2 miles
Waukesha Catholic Middle School-St Joseph Campus
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Private 06 - 08 226 15:1 3 miles
Beautiful Savior Lutheran School
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Private PK - 05 53 6:1 3 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 219 14:1 3 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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