Bethel High School

  • Bethel High School serves 896 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bethel High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bethel High School's student population of 896 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students896 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethel High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bethel High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#444 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
16%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
71%
54%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.470.64
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethel School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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    0.2 miles
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  • Bethel Ralph M. T. Johnson School
    Grades: 4-5 | 516 students
    0.3 miles
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  • Bethel Bethel Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 659 students
    0.4 miles
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