Bells Elementary School

  • Bells Elementary School serves 497 students in grades 1-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Bells Elementary School operates within the Washington Township School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 497 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students497 students
Bells Elementary School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Bells Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Bells Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeBells Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Bells Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
10%
Bells Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
4%
25%
Bells Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
7%
16%
Bells Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
83%
48%
Bells Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Bells Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Bells Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBells Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.310.68
Bells Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
17%
31%
Bells Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Bells Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Washington Township School District's student population of 7,437 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,021 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,224 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District NameWashington Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed7,437954
Washington Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue$153 MM$20 MM
Washington Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending$147 MM$20 MM
Washington Township School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student$20,021$21,422
Washington Township School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student$19,224$21,053
Washington Township School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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