Bellefontaine Elementary School

1001 Ludlow Rd
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 498 students in grades Kindergarten-2, Bellefontaine Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is approximately equal to the Ohio state average of 76%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 83%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Ohio state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 33% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 75-79%
  • : 85-89%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bellefontaine Elementary School's student population of 498 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
498 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Bellefontaine Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (OH)
(12-13)
75-79%
76%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bellefontaine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
(12-13)
85-89%
83%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bellefontaine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ohio by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Bellefontaine Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
78%
67%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Bellefontaine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Ohio.
0.38
This chart display the diversity score of Bellefontaine Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Bellefontaine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bellefontaine Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ohio by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Bellefontaine Elementary School often compared to?
Bellefontaine Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Benjamin Logan Elementary School, West Liberty-salem Elementary School, Indian Lake Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
75-79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 76% OH state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 83% OH state average).
How many students attend Bellefontaine Elementary School?
498 students attend Bellefontaine Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Bellefontaine Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bellefontaine Elementary School?
Bellefontaine Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Ohio state average of 17:1.
What grades does Bellefontaine Elementary School offer ?
Bellefontaine Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-2
What school district is Bellefontaine Elementary School part of?
Bellefontaine Elementary School is part of Bellefontaine City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 498 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 75-79%
  • : 85-89%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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