Bell Hill Academy

342 S. Sch St.
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 212 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Bell Hill Academy ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bell Hill Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Bell Hill Academy's student population of 212 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
212 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Bell Hill Academy ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bell Hill Academy is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#3182 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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35-39%
33%
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50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
56%
21%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Bell Hill Academy and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bell Hill Academy's ranking?
Bell Hill Academy is ranked #3182 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Bell Hill Academy often compared to?
Bell Hill Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Margaret G. Scotten Elementary School, Grass Valley Charter by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Bell Hill Academy?
212 students attend Bell Hill Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Bell Hill Academy students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bell Hill Academy?
Bell Hill Academy has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Bell Hill Academy offer ?
Bell Hill Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Bell Hill Academy part of?
Bell Hill Academy is part of Grass Valley Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 212 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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