Bell Middle School serves 778 students in grades 6-8.
Bell Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 778 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 25%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50% in CO
- Math Proficiency: 36% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Bell Middle School's student population of 778 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Bell Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bell Middle School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#690 out of 1734 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Bell Middle School's ranking?
Bell Middle School is ranked #690 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Bell Middle School?
778 students attend Bell Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Bell Middle School students are White, 17% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bell Middle School?
Bell Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Bell Middle School offer ?
Bell Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Bell Middle School part of?
Bell Middle School is part of Jefferson County School District No. R-1.
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