Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology

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  • Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology serves 507 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 81% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.

School Overview

  • Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology's student population of 507 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students507 students
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School Comparison

  • Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The diversity score of Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#376 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
6%
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Black
96%
44%
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White
n/a
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.080.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDr. Martin Luther King Charter For Sci/tech School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

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My perception of Bethune Elementary is that as a structure/edifice, it is a clean well structured and well maintained builiding, as an environment, it is a pleasant, warm and friendly setting, in reference to the faculty and staff, it is a close knit, concerned for and about each other community that breeds and exuberate love and affection. As far as I can tell about the academics, it seems to be above standard and up to date on the latest technology and trendsthe students appear to be interesting in learning and the teachers appears to be well sutied and professionally efficient. The staff seems to be incorprated and intergrated into the body as the sum parts of a whole. The leadership appears to be solid and steadfast ase well as endearing, grounded and routed. I would highly recommend this institution to any parent or person who is seeking to place thier chid or children in a safe, sound and nurturing well maintained academic setting where the children's education, health and welfare is one of key ingredients to thier mission.
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