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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Bethany Community School operates within the Bethany School District.

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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
Gender %Bethany Community School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Students by GradeBethany Community School Student By Grade

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 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
Asian
11%
5%
Hispanic
5%
23%
Black
2%
13%
White
82%
56%
All Ethnic GroupsBethany Community School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.320.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bethany Community School is Bethany School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 195 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bethany School District's student population of 383 students has decreased by 19% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,436 in this district is less than the state average of $20,313. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $15,567 is less than the state average of $19,375. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four school years.
    School District NameBethany School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    1
    4
    Number of Students Managed3831,534
    Bethany School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    64%
    44%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    65%
    58%
    District Total Revenue$8 MM$31 MM
    District Spending$7 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,436$20,313
    District Spending / Student$15,567$19,375
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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