Bell Middle School

Bell Middle School serves 512 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the CO average of 16:1.
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 512 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 512 students
Bell Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Bell Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Bell Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CO) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Bell Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Bell Middle School American Indian Students (1989-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Bell Middle School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
17%
32%
Bell Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
77%
56%
Bell Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Bell Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Bell Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Bell Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CO 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.
0.38 0.39
Bell Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
28%
34%
Bell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2013)
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 (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 105,547 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,925 is less than the state average of $11,613. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,162 is less than the state average of $12,022. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson County No. R-1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
163
3
Number of Students Managed 105,547 561
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $853 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $873 MM $7 MM
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,925 $11,613
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,162 $12,022
Jefferson County   No. R-1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GoldenConnections Learning Center On The Earle Johnson C
    Alternative School
    1200 Johnson Rd
    GoldenCO 80401
    (303)982-7004
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 47 students                      
  • GoldenPleasant View Elementary School
    15920 West 10th Ave
    GoldenCO 80401
    (303)982-5921
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 301 students                      
  • GoldenFree Horizon Montessori Charter School
    Charter School
    581 Conference Place
    GoldenCO 80401
    (303)231-9801
    Charter School

    1 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 375 students                      
  • GoldenGolden High School
    701 24th St
    GoldenCO 80401
    (303)982-4200
    1.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1251 students                      
  • GoldenShelton Elementary School
    420 Crawford St
    GoldenCO 80401
    (303)982-5686
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 431 students                      

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