Bell Elementary School

  • Bell Elementary School serves 734 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bell Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Bell Elementary School's student population of 734 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bell Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4854 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
67%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
28%
13%
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White
3%
28%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 TX.
Diversity Score0.480.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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