Bell City High School

7161 Highway 14 East
Bell City, LA 70630
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bell City High School serves 760 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bell City High School's student population of 760 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students760 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Bell City High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bell City High School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#407 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
3%
43%
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White
89%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.210.61
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalcasieu Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Bell City High School is Lacassine High School (8.5 miles away)
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