Bethany Community School

  • Bethany Community School serves 383 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bethany Community School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

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School Overview

  • Bethany Community School's student population of 383 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethany Community School is ranked within the top 50% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bethany Community School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethany Community School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bethany Community School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bethany Community School and the percentage of Asian students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bethany Community School and the percentage of Hispanic students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bethany Community School and the percentage of Black students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
82%
56%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bethany Community School and the percentage of White students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bethany Community School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.320.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bethany Community School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bethany Community School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethany School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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