Bells School District

For the 2022 school year, there is 1 public school serving 419 students in Bells School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Tennessee.
Public School in Bells School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Tennessee public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 35% statewide average).
The top ranked public school in Bells School District is Bells Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Bells School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Tennessee.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Tennessee public school average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Bells School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Tennessee for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Bells School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 05
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TN)
# Schools
1 School
1,773 Schools
# Students
419 Students
998,594 Students
# Teachers
28 Teachers
63,297 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Bells School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 146 school districts in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TN)
Overall District Rank
#41 out of 146 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Bells  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bells  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bells  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.55
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,648 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
n/a
19,790 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
85 Students
103,001 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
10%
# Black Students
72 Students
218,072 Students
% Black Students
17%
22%
# White Students
258 Students
627,730 Students
% White Students
62%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
1,096 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4 Students
27,257 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
52
28,301
# Students in K Grade:
55
75,188
# Students in 1st Grade:
67
74,335
# Students in 2nd Grade:
58
73,824
# Students in 3rd Grade:
59
74,700
# Students in 4th Grade:
66
77,936
# Students in 5th Grade:
62
78,376
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
76,656
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
74,777
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
73,864
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
75,314
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
74,147
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
71,915
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
69,261
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,045 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,253. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,203 is less than the state median of $10,022. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TN)
Total Revenue
$4 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Bells  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$4 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Bells  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,045
$10,253
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Bells  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,203
$10,022
This chart display average spending per public school student in Bells  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TN by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Bells School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Bells Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4547 Highway 88 South
Bells, TN 38006
(731) 663-2041
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 05
  • Students: 419 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30% in TN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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