Bel Aire Elementary School

  • Bel Aire Elementary School serves 702 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bel Aire Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Bel Aire Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Bel Aire Elementary School's student population of 702 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students702 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bel Aire Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bel Aire Elementary School is 0.58, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall Testing Rank#385 out of 825 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
4%
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Black
59%
48%
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White
26%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarrison County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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