Bethlehem Elementary School

  • Bethlehem Elementary School serves 763 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bethlehem Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

School Overview

  • Bethlehem Elementary School's student population of 763 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students763 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethlehem Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bethlehem Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#604 out of 2185 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
16%
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Black
10%
37%
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White
61%
39%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bethlehem Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.570.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bethlehem Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarrow County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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