Bethel High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
300 Whittlesey Dr.
Bethel, CT 06801
Phone
(203) 794-8600
District
BETHEL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
FAIRFIELD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
871
Classroom Teachers
84

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

7

(10 is best)

Better than 61.4% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Bethel High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 50
Proficiency in Reading 71 61
Proficiency in Math 43 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.42
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.77
AVG FOR STATE 12.68
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 229 26.3%
Grade 10 242 27.8%
Grade 11 194 22.3%
Grade 12 206 23.7%
Total 871 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 74.9% 72.8% 56.5%
Black 1.9% 2.1% 13.2%
Hispanic 16.0% 17.8% 24.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.1% 7.0% 5.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 20.6% 20.2% 34.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.5% 14.5% 30.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.1% 5.7% 4.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 19,526 3,572,665
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,156.0 736
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.4% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.1% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.9% 28.6%
65 OR OLDER 14.7% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,113 1,367,374
Single Parent Households With Children 8.0% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.1% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 43.6% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 24.5% 20.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.6% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.9% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.8% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.1% 14.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.5% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 3.6% 8.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,737 $31,802,994 56.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,301 $3,853,562 6.8%
Staff $1,312 $3,886,144 6.9%
General Administration $333 $986,346 1.8%
School Administration $946 $2,802,052 5.0%
Operation $1,501 $4,445,962 7.9%
Transportation $854 $2,529,548 4.5%
Other $431 $1,276,622 2.3%
Total Support $6,678 $19,780,236 35.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,584 $4,691,808 8.3%
Total Expenditures $18,998 $56,272,076 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,031 $5,894,537,937 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,197 $639,653,047 5.8%
Staff $587 $313,640,423 2.9%
General Administration $413 $220,720,361 2.0%
School Administration $1,083 $578,570,934 5.3%
Operation $1,607 $858,657,889 7.8%
Transportation $921 $492,088,576 4.5%
Other $480 $256,462,544 2.3%
Total Support $6,287 $3,359,722,377 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,237 $1,729,571,900 15.7%
Total Expenditures $20,554 $10,983,888,036 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%