Bethesda Elementary School

Bethesda Elementary School serves 680 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Bethesda Elementary School operates within the Durham School District.

School Overview

The student population of 680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 680 students
Bethesda Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bethesda Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Bethesda Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bethesda Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Bethesda Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Bethesda Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
33%
15%
Bethesda Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
57%
26%
Bethesda Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
7%
51%
Bethesda Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Bethesda Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Bethesda Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.45
Bethesda Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
74%
47%
Bethesda Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Bethesda Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 33,349 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,218 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 39% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,944 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Durham School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 33,349 1,120
Durham School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $429 MM $18 MM
Durham School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $355 MM $18 MM
Durham School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,218 $10,864
Durham School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,944 $10,591
Durham School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Middle College High School @ Dtcc (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lowe's Grove Middle School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Research Triangle Charter (0.7 miles away)
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  • DurhamResearch Triangle Charter
    Charter School
    3 Negative Reviews
    0.7 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 659 students2418 Ellis Rd
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)957-7108
    0.7KG-8659
  • DurhamSpring Valley Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 595 students2051 Northern Durham Prky
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-2890
    1.6PK-5595
  • DurhamOak Grove Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 577 students3810 Wake Forest Rd
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-3960
    2.9PK-5577
  • DurhamMiddle College High School @ Dtcc
    3.2 miles | Grades: 11-12 | 123 students1637 Lawson St
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)536-7203
    3.211-12123
  • DurhamR N Harris Elementary School
    3.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 362 students1520 Cooper St
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-3967
    3.3PK-5362

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