Bethesda Elementary School

Bethesda Elementary School serves 662 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Bethesda Elementary School operates within the Durham School District.

Overview

The student population of 662 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 662 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 14:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
34%
14%
Black
57%
27%
White
6%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.56 0.45
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.
77%
47%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 34,351 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Durham School District
Number of Schools
Managed
56
1
Number of Students Managed 34,351 1,330
District Total Revenue $379 MM $19 MM
District Spending $375 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,519 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,394 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    2418 Ellis Rd
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)957-7108
    Charter School

    0.7 mi | 651 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • DurhamSpring Valley Elementary School
    2051 Northern Durham Prky
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-2890
    1.6 mi | 540 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DurhamOak Grove Elementary School
    3810 Wake Forest Rd
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-3960
    2.9 mi | 554 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • DurhamMiddle College High School @ Dtcc
    1637 Lawson St
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)536-7203
    3.2 mi | 109 students | Gr. 11-12                      
  • DurhamR N Harris Elementary School
    1520 Cooper St
    DurhamNC 27703
    (919)560-3967
    3.3 mi | 387 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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