Heyward C Bellamy Elementary School

  • Heyward C Bellamy Elementary School serves 648 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Heyward C Bellamy Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Heyward C Bellamy Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Heyward C Bellamy Elementary School's student population of 648 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Heyward C Bellamy Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Heyward C Bellamy Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#502 out of 2555 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
9%
25%
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White
75%
48%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Hanover County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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