Bethel Middle School

5415 Northlake Rd
Bryant, AR 72022
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 672 students in grades 6-7, Bethel Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 37%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 41% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Enrollment: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 10% in AR
  • : 62% (Top 10%)
  • : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bethel Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bethel Middle School's student population of 672 students has declined by 28% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
672 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Bethel Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 993 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bethel Middle School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (AR)
#50 out of 993 schools
(Top 10%)
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62%
36%
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58%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
14%
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Black
11%
20%
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White
68%
59%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bethel Middle School's ranking?
Bethel Middle School is ranked #50 out of 993 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Arkansas.
What schools are Bethel Middle School often compared to?
Bethel Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bryant Middle School, Benton Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AR state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 37% AR state average).
How many students attend Bethel Middle School?
672 students attend Bethel Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Bethel Middle School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bethel Middle School?
Bethel Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.
What grades does Bethel Middle School offer ?
Bethel Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-7 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bethel Middle School part of?
Bethel Middle School is part of Bryant School District.

School Reviews

5   5/23/2022
I used to go here for 6th grade before my family moved to a more rural town. I have to say that I never felt more at home at any other school than at bethel, a lot of the students there are accepting and great people as well as the teachers and staff. I actually wish I still went here instead of the one I go to now. I love the district and it's schools.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Michael Jessup
5   4/6/2019
The name of the school is actiually Bethel Middle School. My son attends 6th grade at Bethel. It is a great school. He is enrolled in all pre-AP classes and is learning a lot. I like that they have a reading/literature class and must read multiple books. He is also involved in the band program and loves it
- Posted by Parent - J`s Mom

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-7
  • Enrollment: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 62% (Top 10%)
  • : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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