Bethune Elementary School

5925 Old Carriage Dr
Atlanta, GA 30349
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Bethune Elementary School serves 550 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Bethune Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in GA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bethune Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Bethune Elementary School's student population of 550 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
550 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Bethune Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,168 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bethune Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1527 out of 2168 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
90%
36%
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White
n/a
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bethune Elementary School's ranking?
Bethune Elementary School is ranked #1527 out of 2,168 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% GA state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% GA state average).
How many students attend Bethune Elementary School?
550 students attend Bethune Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Bethune Elementary School students are Black, 6% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bethune Elementary School?
Bethune Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Bethune Elementary School offer ?
Bethune Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Bethune Elementary School part of?
Bethune Elementary School is part of Fulton County School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 01, 2024 (Monday)
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 02, 2024 (Tuesday)
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 03, 2024 (Wednesday)
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 04, 2024 (Thursday)
Spring Break (Schools Closed)
April 05, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 550 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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