Bell Elementary School

  • Bell Elementary School serves 425 students in grades 1-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 46% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 51%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Bell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Bell Elementary School's student population of 425 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-2
Total Students425 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Bell Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,215 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bell Elementary School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
6%
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Black
1%
11%
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White
86%
77%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.250.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kentucky by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWayne County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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