Bethel High School



Bethel High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bethel High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 450
10 462
11 383
12 394

Bethel High School is a public high school of the Bethel School District located in Spanaway, WA. It has 1,689 students in grades 9th through 12th. Bethel High School is the 55th largest public high school in Washington and the 2,613th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 25.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,689
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.66

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Bethel High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 887
(53%)
3,708
(52%)
 Female 802
(47%)
3,442
(48%)

Bethel High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,066
(63%)
3,921
(55%)
 Hispanic 224
(13%)
1,121
(16%)
 Black 148
(9%)
791
(11%)
 Asian 90
(5%)
442
(6%)
 Two or More 82
(5%)
495
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 48
(3%)
251
(4%)
 American Indian 31
(2%)
129
(2%)

Bethel High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 922
(55%)
3,761
(53%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 767
(45%)
3,389
(47%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Bethel High School is ranked 37th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bethel High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.4%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bethel High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1527
2006 1285
2007 1332
2008 1238
2009 1191
2010 1117
2011 1139
2012 1583
2013 1654
2014 1629
2015 1689

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 22.3
2007 21.5
2008 19.7
2009 23.6
2010 22.4
2011 24.5
2012 24.4
2013 N/A
2014 23.7
2015 25.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2671905697446
2006 0.30505836575875
2007 0.29804804804805
2008 0.2924071082391
2009 0.30142737195634
2010 0.21396598030439
2011 0.4108867427568
2012 0.42135186355022
2013 0.49274486094317
2014 0.51197053406998
2015 0.45411486086442

Compare Bethel High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,530.0% 25.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
This School 45.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,689 25.3:1  
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