New Bethel Elementary School

900 New Bethel School Rd
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
(School attendance zone shown in map)
New Bethel Elementary School serves 146 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
New Bethel Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

New Bethel Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

New Bethel Elementary School's student population of 146 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

New Bethel Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of New Bethel Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#332 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
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1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
95%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.100.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColbert County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to New Bethel Elementary School is Colbert Heights High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Colbert Heights Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
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