Bethel Middle School

  • Bethel Middle School serves 659 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher 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 Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to 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).

School Overview

  • Bethel Middle School's student population of 659 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students659 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethel Middle 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 Middle School is 0.46, 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#310 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
71%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.460.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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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