Bells Elementary School

Grades: 1-5

555 students

Bells Elementary School serves 555 students in grades 1-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
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.

Overview

The student population of 555 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 555 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 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 12:1 12:1
American Indian
1% n/a
Asian
4%
9%
Hispanic
2%
24%
Black
8%
17%
White
82%
49%
Two or more races
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
16%
31%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,935 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
School District Name Washington Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 7,935 922
District Total Revenue $146 MM $20 MM
District Spending $137 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,778 $20,414
District Spending / Student $15,665 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • SewellWedgwood Elementary School
    236 Hurffville Rd
    SewellNJ 08080
    (856)227-8110
    0.9 mi | 443 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • BlackwoodBirches Elementary School
    416 Westminster Blvd
    BlackwoodNJ 08012
    (856)232-1290
    1 mi | 496 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • SewellWashington Township High School
    519 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd
    SewellNJ 08080
    (856)589-8500
    1.2 mi | 2520 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BlackwoodWhitman Elementary School
    827 Whitman School Dr
    BlackwoodNJ 08012
    (856)227-1103
    1.5 mi | 548 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • SewellChestnut Ridge Midle School
    641 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd
    SewellNJ 08080
    (856)582-3535
    1.8 mi | 613 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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