Bethesda Elementary School

  • Bethesda Elementary School serves 1,229 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bethesda Elementary School's student population of 1,229 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,229 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Bethesda Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethesda Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bethesda Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#727 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
63%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
21%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
4%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bethesda Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.550.42
This chart display the diversity score of Bethesda Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGwinnett County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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