Bethesda Elementary School

  • Bethesda Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Bethesda Elementary School's student population of 598 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students598 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethesda Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bethesda Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#286 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
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 Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
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 Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
17%
6%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
60%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bethesda Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
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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 MD.
Diversity Score0.600.41
This chart display the diversity score of Bethesda Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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 Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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 Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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