Bethune K-8 serves 505 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).
- Grades: Kindergarten-8
- Enrollment: 505 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Math Proficiency: 52% (Top 1% in CA)
- Reading Proficiency: 57% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Bethune K-8's student population of 505 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Bethune K-8 is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Bethune K-8?
505 students attend Bethune K-8.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Bethune K-8 students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Black, and 4% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bethune K-8?
Bethune K-8 has a student ration of 19:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Bethune K-8 offer ?
Bethune K-8 offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Bethune K-8 part of?
Bethune K-8 is part of San Diego Unified School District.
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First Day of Filipino American History Month
October 01, 2023 (Sunday)
First Day of American Indian Heritage Month
November 01, 2023 (Wednesday)
First Day of Black History Month
February 01, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of Women's History Month
March 01, 2024 (Friday)
First Day of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May 01, 2024 (Wednesday)
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