Bethune K-8

6835 Benjamin Holt Rd.
San Diego, CA 92114
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Bethune K-8 serves 622 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Bethune K-8 placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

Bethune K-8's student population of 622 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students622 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Bethune K-8 is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bethune K-8 is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2372 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
62%
12%
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Hispanic
17%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
2%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bethune K-8 is San Diego Scpa (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bell Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Perry Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Diego Perry Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    0.6 miles
    6290 Oriskany Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92139
    (619) 479-4040
    0.6 K-5 365
  • San Diego Bell Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 675 students
    0.7 miles
    620 Briarwood Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92139
    (619) 430-1000
    0.7 6-8 675
  • San Diego San Diego Scpa Magnet School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 1,450 student
    0.7 miles
    2425 Dusk Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92139
    (619) 470-0555
    0.7 6-12 1,450
  • San Diego Boone Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 456 students
    0.9 miles
    7330 Brookhaven Rd.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619) 344-6000
    0.9 K-5 456
  • San Diego Fulton K-8 Math: 24% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 342 students
    0.9 miles
    7055 Skyline Dr.
    San Diego, CA 92114
    (619) 344-3200
    0.9 K-8 342

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