Bells Ferry Elementary School

  • Bells Ferry Elementary School serves 696 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bells Ferry Elementary School's student population of 696 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students696 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bells Ferry Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bells Ferry Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#450 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bells Ferry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
15%
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Black
34%
37%
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White
32%
40%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bells Ferry Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.740.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bells Ferry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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