Mount Bethel Elementary School

1210 Johnson Ferry Rd
Marietta, GA 30068
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Mount Bethel Elementary School serves 1,117 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Mount Bethel Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Mount Bethel Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Mount Bethel Elementary School's student population of 1,117 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

Mount Bethel Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Mount Bethel Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#27 out of 2188 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
14%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
15%
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Black
3%
37%
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White
75%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Mount Bethel Elementary School is Walton High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dickerson Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Marietta Dickerson Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,294 student
    0.5 miles
    855 Woodlawn Dr Ne
    Marietta, GA 30068
    (770) 578-2710
    0.5 6-8 1,294
  • Marietta East Side Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,279 student
    1.2 miles
    3850 Roswell Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 578-7200
    1.2 PK-5 1,279
  • Marietta Timber Ridge Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 571 students
    1.3 miles
    5000 Timber Ridge Rd
    Marietta, GA 30068
    (770) 642-5621
    1.3 PK-5 571
  • Marietta Walton High School Charter School
    Math: 89% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,691 students
    1.5 miles
    1590 Bill Murdock Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 578-3225
    1.5 9-12 2,691
  • Marietta Dodgen Middle School Math: 86% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,244 student
    1.7 miles
    1725 Bill Murdock Rd
    Marietta, GA 30062
    (770) 578-2726
    1.7 6-8 1,244

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