Bell County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,822 students in Bell County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Bell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Bell County School District are Frakes School Center, Bell Central School Center and Page School Center. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bell County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kentucky.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Bell County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Bell County School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,537 Schools
# Students
2,822 Students
679,771 Students
# Teachers
165 Teachers
42,042 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Bell County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 172 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#91 out of 173 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bell County  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bell County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bell County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bell County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.04
0.40
# American Indian Students
2 Students
838 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
3 Students
12,131 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
23 Students
45,775 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# Black Students
16 Students
71,824 Students
% Black Students
1%
10%
# White Students
2,766 Students
521,864 Students
% White Students
98%
77%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
849 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
11 Students
26,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
187
29,417
# Students in K Grade:
183
43,976
# Students in 1st Grade:
212
50,426
# Students in 2nd Grade:
213
49,404
# Students in 3rd Grade:
209
51,263
# Students in 4th Grade:
216
52,252
# Students in 5th Grade:
225
52,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
206
50,824
# Students in 7th Grade:
208
50,181
# Students in 8th Grade:
211
50,228
# Students in 9th Grade:
201
53,687
# Students in 10th Grade:
175
50,822
# Students in 11th Grade:
187
48,739
# Students in 12th Grade:
189
45,593
# Ungraded Students:
-
598

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,702 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,004. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,499 is less than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$33 MM
$28 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bell County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$33 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Bell County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,702
$12,004
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bell County  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,499
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bell County  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Bell County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Frakes School Center
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
29 Henderson Settlement Loop
Frakes, KY 40940
(606) 337-2921
Grades: PK-8
| 136 students
Rank: #22.
Bell Central School Center
Math: 52% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
9821 Us 25-e
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-3104
Grades: PK-8
| 545 students
Rank: #33.
Page School Center
Math: 42% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
239 Page School Road
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-5207
Grades: PK-8
| 361 students
Rank: #44.
Right Fork School Center
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5296 Hwy. 221
Stoney Fork, KY 40988
(606) 337-3271
Grades: PK-8
| 206 students
Rank: #55.
Yellow Creek School Center
Math: 37% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
4840 West Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 248-1794
Grades: PK-8
| 627 students
Rank: #66.
Bell County Alternative School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9828 Us Hwy 25e Second Floor
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-0957
Grades: 4-12
| 35 students
Rank: #77.
Lone Jack School Center
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Creech Hollow Road
Fourmile, KY 40939
(606) 337-9461
Grades: PK-8
| 192 students
Rank: #88.
Bell County High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9824 Us Highway 25 E
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-7061
Grades: 9-12
| 720 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,822 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 20% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.04

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