Bell Elementary School

  • Bell Elementary School serves 306 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Bell Elementary School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 306 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students306 students
Bell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Bell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Bell Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Bell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Bell Elementary School American Indian Students (1997-2001)
Asian
2%
3%
Bell Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
17%
16%
Bell Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
7%
26%
Bell Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
72%
50%
Bell Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Bell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBell Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.450.66
Bell Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
52%
Bell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
5%
Bell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Buncombe County s School District's student population of 25,006 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,146 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,138 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameBuncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed25,006912
Buncombe County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$262 MM$18 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$236 MM$18 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,146$10,864
Buncombe County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,138$10,591
Buncombe County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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