PROFICIENCY 74% 5% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
71%HAMPTON CITY PBLC SCHS
73%Hampton
78%Virginia

Bethel High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "HAMPTON CITY PBLC SCHS" in Hampton, VA. There are a total of 1,831 students and 132 teachers at Bethel High, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 624 free lunch students and 151 reduced lunch students.

Bethel High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 73.5%, which is 5% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1831
Teachers131.51
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch624
Reduced lunch151

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment269
Taking some courses257
Taking some courses (not tests)19
Passing some courses53
Passing no courses199

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Bethel High, there are a total of 269 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 257 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All62%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School62%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All85%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School85%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Bethel High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 22.1% 25.9% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 66.4% 59.7% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 2.2% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.9% 6.0% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.6% 5.5% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
George P Phenix Elementary82%0.3Hampton, VA
Christopher C. Kraft Elementary72%0.8Hampton, VA
Jefferson Davis Middle School64%0.9Hampton, VA
Alfred S. Forrest Elementary65%0.9Hampton, VA
Tucker-capps Elementary82%1.3Hampton, VA
Sedgefield Elementary58%1.5Newport News, VA
Carver Elementary57%1.9Newport News, VA
Homer L. Hines Middle School61%1.9Newport News, VA
Aberdeen Elementary65%2.0Hampton, VA
Crittenden Middle School67%2.0Newport News, VA
William Mason Cooper Elementary72%2.5Hampton, VA
Thomas Eaton Middle School74%2.5Hampton, VA

Hampton demographics profile

StatisticHamptonVirginiaNational
Population136,7898,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,65819191
Median age35.637.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English93%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%

Education level achieved in Hampton

IndexHamptonVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade85.9%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college62.6%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.0%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.7%1.3%
Source: The Bethel High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.