Bethune Elementary School (Closed 2017)

  • Bethune Elementary School served 71 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 40-49% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 57%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 40-49% (which was lower than the Colorado state average of 69%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students71 students
This chart display total students of Bethune Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Bethune Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Bethune Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethune Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bethune Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Bethune Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Bethune Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Bethune Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
31%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bethune Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bethune Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
White
67%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bethune Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bethune Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.460.40
This chart display the diversity score of Bethune Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bethune Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bethune Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethune No. R- 5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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