Bell Middle School

1001 Ulysses St,

Golden, CO, 80401-

Tel: (303)982-4280
Grades: 7-8

499 students

Bell Middle School serves 499 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the CO average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Bell Middle School operates within the Jefferson County No. R-1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 499 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 499 students
Bell Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Bell Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bell Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Bell Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Bell Middle School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
1%
3%
Bell Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
32%
Bell Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Bell Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
77%
56%
Bell Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bell Middle School Sch Ethnicity Bell Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.39 0.58
Bell Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
25%
34%
Bell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Bell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,801 students has grown by 23% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,801 554
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,933 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,170 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Connections Learning Center On The Earle Johnson C (0.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Compass Montessori - Golden Charter School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant View Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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