|Rating||3 out of 10|
|Grades||4th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||Charlton County|
|Location||285 Little Phoebe Church Rd
Folkston, GA 31537
Bethune Middle School has an academic rating somewhat below the average for Georgia middle schools based on its low test performance. It is ranked 342nd in the best public middle schools in Georgia.
Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.
The Bethune Middle School student body is primarily White with a significant Black population and has medium racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||1|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||4.2%||22|
64.7% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Georgia middle school median of 59.7%. By this measure, Bethune Middle School students are largely middle income and rank 274th in Georgia for middle school student family income.
Students at Bethune Middle School scored an average 26% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Georgia Department of Education. Performance is somewhat below the state middle school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 30.8% of Georgia middle schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||25% to 29%*||30% to 34%*|
|Boys||25% to 29%*||15% to 19%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||suppressed*||suppressed*|
|Black||15% to 19%*||6% to 9%*|
|Multiracial||21% to 39%*||21% to 39%*|
|With Disabilites||11% to 19%*||11% to 19%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||16%|
Bethune Middle School
285 Little Phoebe Church Rd