Bell Middle School

  • Bell Middle School serves 675 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bell Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Bell Middle School's student population of 675 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students675 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bell Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Bell Middle School is 0.71, which is more 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6757 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
31%
12%
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Hispanic
42%
54%
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Black
13%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
3%
1%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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