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 grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 306 students
Bell Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Bell Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Bell Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Bell Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Bell Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Bell Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Bell Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.45 0.45
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.
n/a n/a
Bell Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Bell Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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 $9,041 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,898 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed 25,006 912
Buncombe County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $234 MM $14 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $230 MM $14 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,041 $15,636
Buncombe County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,898 $15,099
Buncombe County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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