Bel Aire Elementary School

  • Bel Aire Elementary School serves 503 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bel Aire Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bel Aire Elementary School's student population of 503 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students503 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bel Aire Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bel Aire Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#534 out of 9584 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
6%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
83%
23%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.300.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bel Aire Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameReed Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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While one of my children had 3 decent teachers, one of my other children had only extremely poor teachers. Overall I think this school is primarily teaching to the lowest common denominator. If you have an average child, they will receive no resources. Overall I believe it is a function of the administration, if they were competent and capable, they would not have any (or as many) poor teachers. However, the administration is significantly lacking and needs help. If I had to come up with one word to describe the administration, it would be "bullies". Where do you think the kids learn it from?
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