Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School

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1665 Duncanville Rd

Dallas, TX 75211

(972) 502-1300

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 724

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School

This is an awful principal to work for. If you are thinking of working there, run away quickly.

Posted by a other on 03/05/12

This is my first year working with parents on parental involvement strategies. I see alot of caring teachers and parents. The environment is very structured but welcoming. The kids are very well behaved, I have worked at other schools and seen the difference. I am very glad to be working at this Recognized ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/08/09

great teachers:my son went there for 2 yrs: he loved it:he excelled in this school:great discipline:breakfast and lunch are peaceful:no screamin at students:small school but a friendly environment great educational strategy:is overcrowded now a bit:i highly reccommend this school

Posted by a parent on 09/21/08

The students have little or no motivational incentives to encourage good behavior and good grades. Hard to reach and schedule a meeting with the principal.

Posted by a parent on 12/15/06

Both of my kids go to Bethune and as a parent I am happy with the teachers, staff and principal. I am able to talk to the teachers when I have concerns regarding my kids schoolwork and conduct. I like the fact that the school encourages more parent & child learning interactions by hosting family math ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/22/05

My children are students of the above school. This I think would be a good school, if the teachers would send progress reports to parents. Many parents do not know how well their child are doing, not until they recieve report cards. How are we suppose to help our children improve if there is no notification ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/12/05

'Mary Mcleod Bethune influences parent involvement and yet we have poor turn up. In my opinion it lacks extracurricular activities for the students, such as basket ball or baseball for the boys. We are in a high delinquency area and keeping the students busy is one of the best ways to keep them out ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/10/04

Mary Mcleod Bethune influences parent involvement and extracurricular activities but they are very untimely in providing the parents with notice of the planned events. I like that my son's first grade teacher is very involved with the kids. The PTA meetings are always very informative and full of school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/26/04

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Test scores for Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School
Dallas Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Dallas schools — Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School is located at 1665 Duncanville Rd, Dallas TX 75211. 1665 Duncanville Rd is in the 75211 ZIP code in Dallas, TX The school district for Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School is the Dallas Isd. Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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