Bells Elementary School

Bells Elementary School serves 526 students in grades 1 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Bells Elementary School operates within the Washington Township School District.

School Overview

The student population of 526 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 526 students
Bells Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Bells Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
Bells Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Bells Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Bells Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
9%
Bells Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
24%
Bells Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
8%
16%
Bells Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
82%
49%
Bells Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
1%
Bells Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Bells Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.42
Bells Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
18%
32%
Bells Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Bells Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,636 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,787 is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,235 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Washington Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 7,636 918
Washington Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $147 MM $20 MM
Washington Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $142 MM $20 MM
Washington Township School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,787 $19,116
Washington Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $16,235 $19,190
Washington Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Washington Township High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chestnut Ridge Midle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wedgwood Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SewellWedgwood Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 415 students236 Hurffville Rd
    SewellNJ 08080
    (856)227-8110
    0.91-5415
  • BlackwoodBirches Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 465 students416 Westminster Blvd
    BlackwoodNJ 08012
    (856)232-1290
    11-5465
  • SewellWashington Township High School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2431 students519 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd
    SewellNJ 08080
    (856)589-8500
    1.29-122431
  • BlackwoodWhitman Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 520 students827 Whitman School Dr
    BlackwoodNJ 08012
    (856)227-1103
    1.51-5520
  • SewellChestnut Ridge Midle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 569 students641 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd
    SewellNJ 08080
    (856)582-3535
    1.86-8569

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