Mary Bethune Alternative School

Serves grades 4 - 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
610 Dumas Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Phone
(601) 584-6311
District
HATTIESBURG PUBLIC SCHOOL DIST
County
FORREST COUNTY
Type of School
Other
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Classroom Teachers
6

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Mississippi

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(10 is best)

Better than ×% of MS schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

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(10 is best)

Mary Bethune Alternative School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade total

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41
Proficiency in Reading 39
Proficiency in Math 43

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.61
AVG FOR STATE 14.73
AVG FOR NATION 16.03

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) UNREPORTED 2.9% 45.2%
Black UNREPORTED 91.9% 48.8%
Hispanic UNREPORTED 4.8% 4.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander UNREPORTED 0.3% 1.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska UNREPORTED 0.1% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 100.0% 74.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 100.0% 68.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0% 5.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 38,549 2,986,530
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,571.4 62
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.0% 20.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 45.4% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 18.4% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 10.5% 15.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,473 1,105,576
Single Parent Households With Children 17.6% 14.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.6% 83.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 33.4% 21.8%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 2.9% 6.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 6.1% 10.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.5% 11.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.9% 16.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.6% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 21.5% 18.8%
$15,000 or less 24.6% 17.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,214 $22,362,846 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $472 $2,024,408 4.9%
Staff $638 $2,736,382 6.6%
General Administration $272 $1,166,608 2.8%
School Administration $558 $2,393,262 5.7%
Operation $832 $3,568,448 8.6%
Transportation $309 $1,325,301 3.2%
Other $361 $1,548,329 3.7%
Total Support $3,443 $14,767,027 35.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,056 $4,529,184 10.9%
Total Expenditures $9,713 $41,659,057 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,010 $2,373,092,750 51.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $465 $220,142,509 4.8%
Staff $407 $193,002,364 4.2%
General Administration $289 $137,053,748 3.0%
School Administration $537 $254,371,995 5.5%
Operation $899 $425,950,672 9.2%
Transportation $422 $200,109,995 4.3%
Other $236 $112,009,396 2.4%
Total Support $3,257 $1,542,693,018 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,510 $715,368,585 15.4%
Total Expenditures $9,776 $4,631,141,847 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%