1067 Big Bethel Rd
Hampton, VA 23666
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bethel High School serves 1,766 students in grades 9-12.
Bethel High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bethel High School's student population of 1,766 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,766 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
115 teachers
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School Rankings

Bethel High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bethel High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#916 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
69%
22%
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White
18%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
90%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

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