Jesse M. Bethel High School

  • Jesse M. Bethel High School serves 1,603 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Jesse M. Bethel High School's student population of 1,603 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jesse M. Bethel High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jesse M. Bethel High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7168 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jesse M. Bethel High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
29%
11%
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Hispanic
28%
54%
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Black
30%
6%
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White
7%
24%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jesse M. Bethel High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.750.41
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Graduation Rate
83%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jesse M. Bethel High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVallejo City Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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