Bethel Elementary School

Bethel Elementary School serves 533 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Bethel Elementary School operates within the Gloucester County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 533 students
Bethel Elementary School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Bethel Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Bethel Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Bethel Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
6%
Bethel Elementary School Asian (1998-2011)
Hispanic
5%
12%
Bethel Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2012)
Black
8%
25%
Bethel Elementary School Black (1998-2012)
White
81%
53%
Bethel Elementary School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bethel Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Bethel Elementary 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.
0.33 0.41
Bethel Elementary School Diversity Score (1998-2012)
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.
28%
32%
Bethel Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Bethel Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gloucester County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
8
Number of Students Managed 5,841 3,801
Gloucester County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $43 MM
Gloucester County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM $42 MM
Gloucester County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,076 $11,282
Gloucester County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,063 $11,065
Gloucester County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Gloucester High School (4.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Peasley Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Petsworth Elementary School (3.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Gloucester Peasley Middle School
    2885 Hickory Fork Rd
    Gloucester , VA 23061
    (804)693-1499
    0.3  mi  |  923  students  |  Gr.  6-7
  • Gloucester Petsworth Elementary School
    10658 Geo Washington Mem Hwy
    Gloucester , VA 23061
    (804)693-6161
    3.8  mi  |  290  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Mid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed Center
    Special Education School
    Gloucester Co. Public Schools
    Gloucester , VA 23061
    (804)693-7880
    Special Education School
    4.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Gloucester Botetourt Elementary School
    6361 Main St
    Gloucester , VA 23061
    (804)693-2151
    4.3  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gloucester Gloucester High School
    6680 Short Ln
    Gloucester , VA 23061
    (804)693-2526
    4.8  mi  |  1884  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Did You Know?
Virginia public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Virginia is Prince William County Public Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.