Bell County Alternative School
Bell County Alternative School serves 35 students in grades 4-12.
Bell County Alternative School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).
Bell County Alternative School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Bell County Alternative School's student population of 35 students has grown by 75% over five school years.
The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bell County Alternative School is ranked within the top 50% 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 County Alternative School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#603 out of 1263 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education
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