Bethel High School

Bethel High School serves 241 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
Bethel High School operates within the Bethel Local School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is higher than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 241 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 241 students
Bethel High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Bethel High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bethel High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Bethel High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Bethel High School Asian (2004-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
Bethel High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
1%
17%
Bethel High School Black (1999-2012)
White
92%
73%
Bethel High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bethel High School Sch Ethnicity Bethel High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.15 0.43
Bethel High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
13%
37%
Bethel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
9%
6%
Bethel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 885 students has grown by 163% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Bethel Local School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 885 979
Bethel Local School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 87%
Bethel Local School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $12 MM
Bethel Local School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $9 MM $11 MM
Bethel Local School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $25,024 $10,997
Bethel Local School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $26,688 $10,473
Bethel Local School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Bethel High School is a public high school in Tipp City, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Bethel Local Schools district.
  • Their nickname is the Bees.
  • Mission Statement: The mission statement of Bethel Junior High and High School is to promote the intellectual, social, physical, and creative development of all students as well as to encourage development of responsible behavior. Also to graduate motivated citizens prepared for post-high education and careers with an attitude of respect and tolerance toward diversity.
  • Sports Boys: Basketball, Soccer, Track, Cross Country, Baseball, Golf, Football.
  • Sports Girls: Basketball, Soccer, Track, Cross Country, Softball.
  • Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships: Boys Basketball – 2001; Girls Basketball – 1986.
  • Notable alumni Students: Donald N. Frey, Ford Mustang engineer/designer *.
  • Mark Harden, head basketball coach, Cincinnati Christian University.
  • Roy J. Plunkett, invented Teflon; *Did not graduate.
  • Source: Wikipedia; it is used under the GNU Free Documentation License. You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the GFDL

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tecumseh High School (4.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bethel Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethel Elementary School (0 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tipp City Bethel Elementary School
    7490 State Route 201
    Tipp City , OH , 45371
    (937)845-9439
    0  mi  |  494  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Tipp City Bethel Junior High School
    7490 State Route 201
    Tipp City , OH , 45371
    (937)845-9430
    0  mi  |  150  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • New Carlisle Park Layne Elementary School
    12355 Dille Rd
    New Carlisle , OH , 45344
    (937)845-4470
    2.8  mi  |  466  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • New Carlisle New Carlisle Elementary School
    1203 Kennison Ave
    New Carlisle , OH , 45344
    (937)845-4480
    3.5  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Huber Heights Charles Huber Elementary School
    8895 Emeraldgate Dr
    Huber Heights , OH , 45424
    (937)237-6375
    4.1  mi  |  630  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 20, 2010 - I graduated in 1997, and while I was a student there, the academics and teacher-student interaction was amazing! I had the best teachers that pushed me to be the best that I could be. Not only did they know and care about me, but it was to they extent that they knew if I was having and off day, and would inquire about it. Mr.Elam was the best music and band teacher. He was always there to listen, as were all my other teachers, especially Mr.Shively, Mrs.Brown and Mr. Grey. The librarian left a lot to be desired, and I hope that has since retired. Since I have graduated, and the years have passed, I have heard that the school has higher student/teacher ratios, and that the use of open enrollment has allowed Bethel to take students other schools refuse, thus causing the school to fall into a decline. When I attended, it was a well run, well respected establishment of higher learning. Now I understand that State and Government funding has much to do with class size and need. But accepting students that no other school will take will lower test scores, which also have much to do with State and Federal money. I would recommend this school,but I would talk to the teachers and parents' of students first.When I attended the high school offered distance learning foreign languages. I took Japanese, while others took Latin. But you had to have a high G.P.A. to do do. The school also offered P.S.E.O.P. If you're G.P.A. was high enough you could attend Edison Community College, Sinclair, or Wright State U as a junior and a senior in high school, and these classes would count as both high school and college credit, so when you started college it would be as a sophomore. I loved my school experience, and have many happy memories of band trips, contests, classes and football games. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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