145 West 3rd
Bethune, CO 80805
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Bethune Public Schools serves 105 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Bethune Public Schools placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bethune Public Schools's student population of 105 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Bethune Public Schools is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bethune Public Schools is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1347 out of 1783 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethune Public Schools 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
48%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bethune Public Schools and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
White
47%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Bethune Public Schools and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bethune Public Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
22%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bethune Public Schools and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 105 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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