Bell County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 755 students in Bell County School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Kentucky.
Public High Schools in Bell County School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Kentucky public high school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Bell County School District are Bell County Alternative School and Bell County High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Bell County School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the Kentucky average of 91%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Bell County High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Kentucky or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kentucky public high school average of 21% (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
2 Schools
434 Schools
# Students
755 Students
212,622 Students
# Teachers
39 Teachers
12,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Bell County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 167 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
0.05
0.37
# American Indian Students
1 Student
273 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1 Student
3,670 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
7 Students
12,120 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
6%
# Black Students
4 Students
23,318 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
737 Students
167,144 Students
% White Students
98%
78%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
241 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
5,856 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
667
# Students in K Grade:
-
469
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
536
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
534
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
584
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
589
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
770
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
1,817
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
3,464
# Students in 8th Grade:
3
3,753
# 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 stayed relatively flat 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 High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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 (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 755 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • 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
    : 0.05

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