256 Anderson Avenue
Bellmawr, NJ 08031
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School serves 467 students in grades 5-8.
Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School's student population of 467 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
467 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bell Oaks Upper Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1389 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
10%
10%
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Hispanic
17%
29%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
64%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  4.67 out of 5  (3 reviews)
4  
They pick and choose who gets in trouble and who doesn't. Once almost got my phone taken for having it out after school hours I put it in my pocket and waited for the teacher to walk away this same teacher dress code kids like crazy and you only get dress coded based on your body type this girl has started drama and bullied many but is still treated like she is innocent the school says they have an anti-bullying policy but usually pass it off as drama my teacher once wouldn't let me go to the counselor because me and this girl were arguing a lot over a science fair project she claimed it was under control and took her side when she brought in the stuff before I had a chance to I have also had some good experiences at this school such as newspaper and art club I had fun in these activities and the teacher were great my math teacher is the only reason I understand math.
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5  
My grandson did a 360 change for the good as soon he entered 2 yrs ago. This is a great school, and the teachers are a professional helper to the students. I recommend this school because proved me to be an excellent faculty.
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5  
Outstanding school! People move back to Bellmawr just for the schools. Area's of improvement; more money should be spent on the Arts. All people seem to care about is sports and academics, not that they too aren't important but the town and schools have an abundance of talented and creative individuals that could flourish. in order to educate well rounded students we must give them the best.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 467 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 50%)

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