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Bethel School District

GreatSchools Rating: 8 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1 School St
Bethel, CT 06801
Fairfield County
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PH: (203) 794-8601

  • Grades PK, 1-12
  • 2939 students
  • 5 schools

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 CMT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 71% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 86% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2012.

Writing
 76% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 91% (2007)
 94% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

Math
 80% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 96% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 94% (2007)
 97% (2006)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 77% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 82% (2008)
 84% (2007)
 84% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

Writing
 87% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 96% (2007)
 93% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 65% in 2012.

Math
 90% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 95% (2007)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 82% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 68% in 2012.

Science
 85% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 94% (2008)
The state average for Science was 64% in 2012.

Writing
 87% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 96% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 96% (2007)
 93% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 88% (2010)
 98% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 91% (2007)
 95% (2006)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 82% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 89% (2009)
 86% (2008)
 89% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 74% in 2012.

Writing
 80% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 91% (2009)
 88% (2008)
 91% (2007)
 93% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 67% in 2012.

Math
 82% (2012)
 92% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 95% (2008)
 94% (2007)
 92% (2006)
The state average for Math was 70% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 94% (2012)
 90% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 89% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 82% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Writing
 82% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 90% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 89% (2007)
 90% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 66% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 94% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 90% (2007)
 89% (2006)
The state average for Math was 68% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 89% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 96% (2009)
 92% (2008)
 83% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Science
 80% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 89% (2008)
The state average for Science was 62% in 2012.

Writing
 82% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 88% (2007)
 90% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 68% in 2012.

Math
 87% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 97% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 90% (2007)
 90% (2006)
The state average for Math was 67% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 CMT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students71%
Female82%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities76%
Proficient in English72%

WritingThis District
All Students76%
Female78%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilities36%
Students without disabilities82%
Proficient in English76%

MathThis District
All Students80%
Female79%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities48%
Students without disabilities84%
Proficient in English80%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students77%
Female78%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged79%
Students without disabilities79%
Proficient in English77%

WritingThis District
All Students87%
Female95%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students without disabilities92%
Proficient in English87%

MathThis District
All Students90%
Female88%
Male91%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students without disabilities91%
Proficient in English90%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Female81%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities48%
Students without disabilities87%
Proficient in English83%

ScienceThis District
All Students85%
Female83%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities48%
Students without disabilities91%
Proficient in English85%

WritingThis District
All Students87%
Female92%
Male83%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities91%
Proficient in English88%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female84%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities91%
Proficient in English86%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students82%
Female86%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students without disabilities85%
Proficient in English82%

WritingThis District
All Students80%
Female90%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students without disabilities84%
Proficient in English81%

MathThis District
All Students82%
Female84%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students without disabilities86%
Proficient in English83%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students94%
Female95%
Male92%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic96%
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students without disabilities97%
Proficient in English94%

WritingThis District
All Students82%
Female94%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities88%
Proficient in English83%

MathThis District
All Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities25%
Students without disabilities92%
Proficient in English87%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students89%
Female87%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students without disabilities93%
Proficient in English90%

ScienceThis District
All Students80%
Female80%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities86%
Proficient in English81%

WritingThis District
All Students82%
Female87%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities87%
Proficient in English83%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female90%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian Americann/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities35%
Students without disabilities92%
Proficient in English88%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 CAPT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10

Reading
 63% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 63% (2010)
 93% (2009)
 91% (2008)
 91% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 48% in 2012.

Science
 52% (2012)
 58% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 92% (2007)
The state average for Science was 47% in 2012.

Writing
 76% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 95% (2009)
 94% (2008)
 91% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 63% in 2012.

Math
 63% (2012)
 66% (2011)
 62% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 90% (2008)
 89% (2007)
The state average for Math was 49% in 2012.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2007-2008 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

See Connecticut's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

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 CAPT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students63%
Female71%
Male57%
Blackn/a
Asian American60%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities68%
Proficient in English65%

ScienceThis District
All Students52%
Female49%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asian American35%
Hispanic45%
Multiracialn/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities13%
Students without disabilities57%
Proficient in English53%

WritingThis District
All Students76%
Female83%
Male70%
Blackn/a
Asian American75%
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities81%
Proficient in English77%

MathThis District
All Students63%
Female61%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asian American55%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities19%
Students without disabilities68%
Proficient in English64%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
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 Students

 
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 Spending Per Pupil

 

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