Bell Elementary School

Bell Elementary School serves 299 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Bell Elementary School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 299 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 299 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
10%
14%
Black
3%
27%
White
80%
52%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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.
0.35 0.45
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.
48%
47%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed 25,685 1,330
District Total Revenue $245 MM $19 MM
District Spending $237 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,485 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,148 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Reynolds High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Reynolds Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evergreen Community Charter (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AshevilleEvergreen Community Charter
    Charter School
    50 Bell Rd
    AshevilleNC 28805
    (828)298-2173
    Charter School

    0.9 mi | 407 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • AshevilleHaw Creek Elementary School
    21 Trinity Chapel Rd
    AshevilleNC 28805
    (828)298-4022
    1 mi | 412 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AshevilleOakley Elementary School
    753 Fairview Rd
    AshevilleNC 28803
    (828)274-7515
    2.2 mi | 473 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AshevilleReynolds Middle School
    2 Rocket Dr
    AshevilleNC 28803
    (828)298-7484
    2.9 mi | 623 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AshevilleReynolds High School
    1 Rocket Dr
    AshevilleNC 28803
    (828)298-2500
    3.1 mi | 1414 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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