Bell Prairie Elementary School

  • Bell Prairie Elementary School serves 716 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 81% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 28%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bell Prairie Elementary School's student population of 716 students has grown by 31% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students716 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Bell Prairie Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bell Prairie Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bell Prairie Elementary School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall School Rank#167 out of 2,073 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bell Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bell Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
6%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
68%
72%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bell Prairie Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MO.
Diversity Score0.510.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bell Prairie Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Kansas City 74 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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