Bell City High School

  • Bell City High School serves 691 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Bell City High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • Bell City High School operates within the Calcasieu Parish School District.
  • Calcasieu Parish School District's 80% graduation rate is higher than the Louisiana state average of 79%.

Top Placements

Bell City High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Bell City High School's student population of 691 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students691 students
Bell City High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Bell City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachersn/a
Bell City High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBell City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Bell City High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bell City High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
64%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
70%
Student : Teacher Ration/a13:1
Bell City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Bell City High School Black Students (1998-2016)
Black
4%
44%
Bell City High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
91%
45%
Bell City High School White Students (1992-2016)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Bell City High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsBell City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.35
Bell City High School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Graduation Rate≥90%
79%
Bell City High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
54%
Bell City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
Bell City High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Bell City High School is Calcasieu Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Calcasieu Parish School District's student population of 32,208 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 78% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,645 in this district is less than the state average of $24,719. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $11,211 is less than the state average of $22,732. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    58
    2
    Number of Students Managed32,2081,095
    Calcasieu Parish School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    67%
    64%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    71%
    70%
    District Graduation Rate
    80%
    79%
    District Total Revenue$344 MM$27 MM
    District Spending$362 MM$25 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,645$24,719
    District Spending / Student$11,211$22,732
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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