Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School

Tel: (323)541-1800
  • Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School serves 1,242 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1242 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,242 students
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeMary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Hispanic
86%
54%
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
14%
6%
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsMary Mcleod Bethune Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.240.41
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
50%
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
Mary Mcleod Bethune Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

  • Los Angeles Unified School District's student population of 642,303 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,871 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,853 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District NameLos Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
988
4
Number of Students Managed642,3031,597
Los Angeles Unified School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$8,437 MM$17 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$9,736 MM$18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,871$10,238
Los Angeles Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$14,853$10,739
Los Angeles Unified School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.