Bells Ferry Elementary School

  • Bells Ferry Elementary School serves 697 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Bells Ferry Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Bells Ferry Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • Bells Ferry Elementary School's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bells Ferry Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bells Ferry Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#338 out of 2188 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
15%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
16%
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Black
29%
37%
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White
32%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.760.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCobb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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