Bethel Elementary School

  • Bethel Elementary School serves 539 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
  • Bethel Elementary School operates within the Gloucester County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 539 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 539 students
Bethel Elementary School Total Students (1999-2015)
Gender % Bethel Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Bethel Elementary School Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by Grade Bethel Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Bethel Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
n/a
6%
Bethel Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2011)
Hispanic
6%
14%
Bethel Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
4%
23%
Bethel Elementary School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
85%
51%
Bethel Elementary School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bethel Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Bethel Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.27 0.42
Bethel Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Bethel Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Bethel Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Gloucester County School District's student population of 5,529 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,480 in this district is less than the state average of $11,091. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,430 is less than the state average of $11,504. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Gloucester County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 5,529 3,627
Gloucester County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $59 MM $40 MM
Gloucester County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $59 MM $42 MM
Gloucester County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $10,480 $11,091
Gloucester County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,430 $11,504
Gloucester County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GloucesterPeasley Middle School
    Grades: 6-7 | 889 students
    0.3 miles
    , No Street Address
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-1499
    0.36-7889
  • GloucesterPetsworth Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 332 students
    3.8 miles
    , No Street Address
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-6161
    3.8PK-5332
  • GloucesterMid Peninsula Regional Spec Ed CenterSpecial Education School

    4.2 miles
    , 6489 Main Street
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-7880
    4.2n/an/a
  • GloucesterBotetourt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 569 students
    4.3 miles
    , No Street Address
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2151
    4.3PK-5569
  • GloucesterGloucester High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1761 students
    4.8 miles
    , No Street Address
    GloucesterVA 23061
    (804)693-2526
    4.89-121761

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
April 28, 2017
In an evolving story out of New York, teacher unions have sued the school district to prevent them from following through with proposed school closures.
April 28, 2017
Police departments on public school campuses have played a major role in reducing violent crime and the speed limit. Unfortunately, they are also fighting an uphill battle against budget cuts.
April 27, 2017
Public schools across the nation are implementing programs that help keep young black men in school and off the streets. Boosting graduation rates, reducing gang involvement and violence, and providing positive male role models are just a few of the common elements of these programs. Yet, the achievement gap between black boys and other peer groups remains extremely wide.