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For the 2021 school year, there is 1 public school serving 112 students in Bethune School District No. R- 5 School District. Bethune School District No. R- 5 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Colorado.
The top ranked public school in Bethune School District No. R- 5 School District is Bethune Public Schools. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public school in Bethune School District No. R- 5 School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Colorado public school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Colorado public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameBethune School District No. R- 5 School District
School District Websitehttp://bethuneschool.com
School District Phone Number(719) 346-7513
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CO)
# of Schools1 School1,908 Schools
# of Students112 Students908,272 Students
# of Teachers14 Teachers51,869 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:117:1

District Comparison

Bethune School District No. R- 5 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 182 school districts in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 50% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#164 out of 183 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bethune School District No. R- 5  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bethune School District No. R- 5  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bethune School District No. R- 5  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥50%
80%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bethune School District No. R- 5  School District and public school graduation rate of CO by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.500.60
# of American Indian Studentsn/a6,435 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students2 Students28,790 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students38 Students305,932 Students
% Hispanic Students
34%
34%
# of Black Studentsn/a41,619 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# of White Students70 Students485,318 Students
% White Students
62%
53%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a2,281 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students2 Students37,873 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:733,045
# of Students in Kindergarten:563,350
# of Students in 1st Grade:764,721
# of Students in 2nd Grade:865,406
# of Students in 3rd Grade:767,740
# of Students in 4th Grade:669,560
# of Students in 5th Grade:1169,605
# of Students in 6th Grade:669,199
# of Students in 7th Grade:867,808
# of Students in 8th Grade:1267,768
# of Students in 9th Grade:769,968
# of Students in 10th Grade:867,062
# of Students in 11th Grade:1165,086
# of Students in 12th Grade:967,954
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $16,625 is higher than the state median of $13,813. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,982 is higher than the state median of $13,317. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CO)
Total Revenue$2 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bethune School District No. R- 5  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$2 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Bethune School District No. R- 5  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$16,625$13,813
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bethune School District No. R- 5  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,982$13,317
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bethune School District No. R- 5  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CO by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Bethune School District No. R- 5 School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Bethune Public Schools Math: 11-19% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    145 West 3rd
    Bethune, CO 80805
    (719) 346-7513

    Grades: PK-12 | 112 students
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