Bethune Public Schools

  • Bethune Public Schools serves 112 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Bethune Public Schools's student population of 112 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bethune Public Schools is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bethune Public Schools is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1397 out of 1718 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
34%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
63%
53%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bethune Public Schools. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.490.60
This chart display the diversity score of Bethune Public Schools and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
34%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
8%
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 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBethune School District No. R- 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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