Bell Middle School

  • Bell Middle School serves 767 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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 76%.

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School Overview

  • Bell Middle School's student population of 767 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students767 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bell Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7247 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
30%
11%
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Hispanic
42%
54%
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Black
16%
6%
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White
3%
24%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bell Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.710.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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