111 Bethel School Road
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Bethel Elementary School serves 891 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bethel Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Bethel Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bethel Elementary School's student population of 891 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
891 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Bethel Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bethel Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#218 out of 1149 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
26%
33%
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White
60%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.57
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 891 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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