Bell County School District

211 Virginia Ave
Pineville, KY 40977
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,518 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 27% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,518 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
169 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Bell County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KY)
Overall District Rank
#79 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bell County  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
30%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
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 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.04
0.44
# American Indian Students
2 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
12 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
8%
# Black Students
16 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,464 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
98%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
22 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
122
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
188
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
201
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
177
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
201
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
166
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
179
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
195
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
175
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
191
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
200
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
176
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
178
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
168
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
1
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,736 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,303 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue
$42 MM
$9,360 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$39 MM
$9,189 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,736
$14,317
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,303
$14,055
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bell County School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bell Central School Center
Math: 34% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9821 Us 25-e
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-3104
Grades: PK-8
| 452 students
Rank: #22.
Bell County High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9824 Us Highway 25 E
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-7061
Grades: 9-12
| 723 students
Rank: #33.
Frakes School Center
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
29 Henderson Settlement Loop
Frakes, KY 40940
(606) 337-2921
Grades: PK-8
| 104 students
Rank: #44.
Page School Center
Math: 23% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
239 Page School Road
Pineville, KY 40977
(606) 337-5207
Grades: PK-8
| 310 students
Rank: #55.
Yellow Creek School Center
Math: 23% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4840 West Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965
(606) 248-1794
Grades: PK-8
| 601 students
Rank: #66.
Lone Jack School Center
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Creech Hollow Road
Fourmile, KY 40939
(606) 337-9461
Grades: PK-8
| 170 students
Rank: #77.
Right Fork School Center
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5296 Hwy. 221
Stoney Fork, KY 40988
(606) 337-3271
Grades: PK-8
| 158 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Bell County School District?
Bell County School District manages 7 public schools serving 2,518 students.
What is the rank of Bell County School District?
Bell County School District is ranked #84 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Bell County School District?
98% of Bell County School District students are White, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Bell County School District?
Bell County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is equal to the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Bell County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $15,303 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 2%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in KY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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