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Bethune Academy

Public School | Grades K-8 | Detroit
8145 Puritan St
Detroit, MI 48227
(313) 873-9460

About This School

Bethune Academy is located in Detroit, MI and is one of 168 schools in Detroit School District. It is a public school that serves 759 students in grades K-8. See Bethune Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.

In 2011, Bethune Academy had 24 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Michigan average is 18 students per full-time equivalent teacher.

Student Ethnicity (2011)

Students (2011)

759

Students Per Teacher (2011)

Female/Male (2011)

50% 50%

Subsidized Lunch (2011)

77.9%
eligible

District Spending (2010)

$13,362
per student
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Grade 3 Writing Performance

MEAP Results
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Bethune Academy Reviews

By a Parent on

This school has become horrific!!  When I enrolled my daughter here, I was very pleased for the first few years.  Now the only way to get a response from the staff is to demand it!  I was at the school for two days trying to talk to a staff member about a fight involving my daughter.  One of the administrators told me that she didn't have time to talk to me.  Once I cursed her out to the point where security needed to move me away from her, I was able to speak with the principal.  It's sad that this is the only way to get the attention of an adult "leader" after there's been a fight.
The children rarely get homework and they're not allowed to bring their books home.  If there's something going on at the school, you won't get notice until the day before the event.
I can't take it anymore.  This is my daughter's last year here.

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