Bell County High School

9824 Us Highway 25 E
Pineville, KY 40977
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 723 students in grades 9-12, Bell County High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 38%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 723 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bell County High School's student population of 723 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
723 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Bell County High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bell County High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (KY)
#523 out of 1267 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
38%
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50-54%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bell County High School 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
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8%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
98%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.04
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85-89%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Bell County High School and public school graduation rate of Kentucky by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bell County High School's ranking?
Bell County High School is ranked #523 out of 1,267 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What schools are Bell County High School often compared to?
Bell County High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Middlesboro High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% KY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% KY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bell County High School?
The graduation rate of Bell County High School is 85-89%, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 90%.
How many students attend Bell County High School?
723 students attend Bell County High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Bell County High School students are White, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bell County High School?
Bell County High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Bell County High School offer ?
Bell County High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bell County High School part of?
Bell County High School is part of Bell County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 723 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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