Bethel High School

  • Bethel High School serves 1,831 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Bethel High School operates within the Hampton City School District.
  • Hampton City School District's 73% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1831 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 132 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,831 students
Bethel High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bethel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 132 teachers
Bethel High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Bethel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more 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 14:1 16:1
Bethel High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Bethel High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Bethel High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
67%
23%
Bethel High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
23%
51%
Bethel High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bethel High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Bethel High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Bethel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.50 0.42
Bethel High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
34%
34%
Bethel High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
8%
6%
Bethel High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Hampton City School District's student population of 20,796 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 99% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,814 in this district is less than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,758 is less than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Hampton City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
4
Number of Students Managed 20,796 3,627
Hampton City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 79%
Hampton City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $229 MM $41 MM
Hampton City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $228 MM $40 MM
Hampton City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,814 $11,380
Hampton City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,758 $11,077
Hampton City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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  • HamptonGeorge P Phenix Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 1408 students
    0.1 miles
    No Street Address
    HamptonVA 23666
    (757)268-3500
    0.1PK-81408
  • HamptonAlfred S. Forrest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    0.8 miles
    No Street Address
    HamptonVA 23666
    (757)825-4627
    0.8PK-5536
  • HamptonChristopher C. Kraft Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
    0.8 miles
    No Street Address
    HamptonVA 23666
    (757)825-4634
    0.8PK-5351
  • HamptonJefferson Davis Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 673 students
    1 miles
    No Street Address
    HamptonVA 23666
    (757)825-4520
    16-8673
  • HamptonButler Farm CampusVocational School

    1.1 miles
    No Street Address
    HamptonVA 23666
    (757)766-1100
    1.1n/an/a

School Reviews

5  11/24/2008
It's overall a good school. It has its ups and downs but I love the school overall. The sports teams are important, especially football and basketball. The teachers do an exceptional job.
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