Bellefontaine City School District

820 Ludlow Rd
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-1852
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Bellefontaine City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Ohio for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,513 students in Bellefontaine City School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Ohio.
Public Elementary Schools in Bellefontaine City School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Ohio public elementary school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Ohio public elementary school average of 34% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (OH)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,543 Schools
# Students
2,199 Students
1,115,538 Students
# Teachers
134 Teachers
62,128 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Bellefontaine City School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 929 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (OH)
#403 out of 929 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bellefontaine City  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
59%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bellefontaine City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of OH by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
57%
60%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bellefontaine City  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of OH by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Bellefontaine City  School District and public school graduation rate of OH by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.33
0.53
# American Indian Students
2 Students
1,405 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
27 Students
29,834 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
91 Students
79,506 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
7%
# Black Students
56 Students
195,812 Students
% Black Students
3%
18%
# White Students
1,781 Students
736,918 Students
% White Students
81%
66%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,064 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
242 Students
70,999 Students
% of Two or more races Students
11%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
26,401
# Students in K Grade:
187
119,383
# Students in 1st Grade:
162
117,260
# Students in 2nd Grade:
149
121,156
# Students in 3rd Grade:
155
121,665
# Students in 4th Grade:
161
120,737
# Students in 5th Grade:
168
122,545
# Students in 6th Grade:
172
124,073
# Students in 7th Grade:
158
96,576
# Students in 8th Grade:
201
94,839
# Students in 9th Grade:
220
12,412
# Students in 10th Grade:
191
12,003
# Students in 11th Grade:
118
13,451
# Students in 12th Grade:
157
13,037
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,747 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,132. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,809 is less than the state median of $17,081. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (OH)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$35 MM
$28,879 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bellefontaine City  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$30 MM
$28,792 MM
This chart display total spending of Bellefontaine City  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$15,747
$17,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bellefontaine City  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$13,809
$17,081
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bellefontaine City  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in OH by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Bellefontaine City School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bellefontaine Intermediate School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
509 N Park St
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
(937) 592-5646
Grades: 3-5
| 484 students
Rank: #22.
Bellefontaine Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89% )
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Ludlow Rd
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
(937) 599-4331
Grades: K-2
| 498 students
Rank: #33.
Bellefontaine Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1201 Ludlow Rd
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
(937) 593-9010
Grades: 6-8
| 531 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,199 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 19%
  • : 94% (Top 50% in OH)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 59% (Top 50%)
  • : 57% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OH Dept. of Education

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