Bell Township Elementary School

  • Bell Township Elementary School serves 87 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥80% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Bell Township Elementary School's student population of 87 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students87 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bell Township Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bell Township Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#370 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bell Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bell Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
96%
66%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bell Township Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.080.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bell Township Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePunxsutawney Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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