Bethesda Elementary School

  • Bethesda Elementary School serves 671 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Bethesda Elementary School operates within the Durham School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 671 students
Bethesda Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bethesda Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Bethesda Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Bethesda Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Bethesda Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Bethesda Elementary School American Indian Students (1996-2001)
Asian
2%
3%
Bethesda Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
34%
16%
Bethesda Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
56%
26%
Bethesda Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
7%
50%
Bethesda Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bethesda Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Bethesda Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Bethesda Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.45
Bethesda Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
98%
52%
Bethesda Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Bethesda Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

  • Durham School District's student population of 34,172 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,553 is higher than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,345 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Durham School District
Number of Schools
Managed
54
1
Number of Students Managed 34,172 912
Durham School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $385 MM $10 MM
Durham School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $378 MM $11 MM
Durham School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,553 $11,110
Durham School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,345 $11,529
Durham School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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