9821 Us 25-e
Pineville, KY 40977
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Bell Central School Center serves 462 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Bell Central School Center placed in the top 30% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 25% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bell Central School Center's student population of 462 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Bell Central School Center is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bell Central School Center is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#377 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
34%
30%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bell Central School Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
44%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bell Central School Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
n/a
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bell Central School Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
98%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score
0.04
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bell Central School Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bell Central School Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while 44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).

How many students attend Bell Central School Center?

462 students attend Bell Central School Center.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

98% of Bell Central School Center students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Bell Central School Center?

Bell Central School Center has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.

What grades does Bell Central School Center offer ?

Bell Central School Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Bell Central School Center part of?

Bell Central School Center is part of Bell County School District.

School Reviews

5   11/15/2012
tis school is great....me and my boys love it....its the onky one they will go to, the teachers let u kno wats going on wit ur kids and everything..
- Posted by Parent - viole

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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