Bell Multicultural Senior High School (Closed 2009)

3101 16th St. Nw

Washington, DC 20010-3351

Grades: 9-12

848 students

Bell Multicultural Senior High School (Closed 2009) served 848 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 was lower than the DC average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was more than the state average of 93%.
Bell Multicultural Senior High School (Closed 2009) operated within the State Vocational-technical School District.
The school district's 65% graduation rate was higher than the DC state average of 63%.

Overview

Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 848 students
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Total Students (1988-2008)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2008)
Students by Grade Bell Multicultural Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (DC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1 13:1
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2008)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
1%
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Asian (1988-2008)
Hispanic
68%
12%
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2008)
Black
27%
79%
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Black (1988-2008)
White
n/a
7%
Bell Multicultural Senior High School White (1992-1995)
All Ethnic Groups Bell Multicultural Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Bell Multicultural Senior High 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.
0.47 0.25
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2008)
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.
n/a
56%
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2006)
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.
n/a
5%
Bell Multicultural Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2006)

District Comparison

School District Name State Vocational-technical School District
Number of Schools
Managed
123
1
Number of Students Managed 57,110 298
State Vocational-technical  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 65% 63%
State Vocational-technical  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $801 MM $6 MM
State Vocational-technical  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $805 MM $5 MM
State Vocational-technical  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,069 $19,010
State Vocational-technical  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,167 $15,913
State Vocational-technical  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2008 (latest year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Columbia Heights Ec (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Columbia Heights Ec (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Columbia Heights Ec (0.1 miles away)
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Washington, DC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.34, which is higher than the District Of Columbia average of 0.18. The most diverse school in Washington is Ross Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in District Of Columbia or national school diversity statistics.