PROFICIENCY 80% 24% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
71%Orleans Parish
75%New Orleans

Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology is a school servicing grades PK to 6 and is located in the district of "Orleans Parish" in New Orleans, LA. There are a total of 413 students and 30 teachers at Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 249 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 79.5%, which is 24% higher than the Louisiana average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch249
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

4>= 90%
6>= 90%
High Schooln/a

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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Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 1.0% 16.6% 49.0% 51.1%
African American 94.9% 71.1% 41.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 5.3% 1.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.5% 4.9% 4.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 2.2% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

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Encore Academy57%1.1New Orleans, LA
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Haynes Academy School For Advanced Studies99%1.8Metairie, LA
Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School54%2.1New Orleans, LA
Milestone Academy55%2.3Jefferson, LA
Edward Hynes Charter School86%2.3New Orleans, LA
Youth Study Center50%2.4New Orleans, LA
Lusher Charter School98%2.6New Orleans, LA
J.c. Ellis Elementary School76%2.6Metairie, LA
Mahalia Jackson Elementary School60%2.7New Orleans, LA
New Orleans Charter Science And Mathematics High School77%2.7New Orleans, LA

New Orleans demographics profile

StatisticNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,2608991
Median age35.536.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%52%55%
Speak English91%92%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Education level achieved in New Orleans

IndexNew OrleansLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade84.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.9%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college62.7%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.7%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.5%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.0%1.3%
Source: The Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.