Bells Elementary School

227 Greentree Rd
Blackwood, NJ 08012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bells Elementary School serves 546 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Bells Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 546 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bells Elementary School's student population of 546 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Bells Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bells Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1146 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
11%
32%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bells Elementary School's ranking?
Bells Elementary School is ranked #1146 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Bells Elementary School often compared to?
Bells Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Washington Township High School, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Bells Elementary School?
546 students attend Bells Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Bells Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bells Elementary School?
Bells Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Bells Elementary School offer ?
Bells Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Bells Elementary School part of?
Bells Elementary School is part of Washington Township School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 546 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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