Bella Mente Montessori Academy

  • Bella Mente Montessori Academy serves 628 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (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 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bella Mente Montessori Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Bella Mente Montessori Academy's student population of 628 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bella Mente Montessori Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bella Mente Montessori Academy is 0.63, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#4241 out of 9584 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
39%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Bella Mente Montessori Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
5%
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White
46%
23%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bella Mente Montessori Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bella Mente Montessori Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bella Mente Montessori Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVista Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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