Top 10 Best Bell County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 118 public schools serving 74,415 students in Bell County, TX (there are 19 private schools, serving 2,603 private students). 97% of all K-12 students in Bell County, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Bell County, TX are Killeen Isd Early College High School, Lakewood Elementary School and Sparta Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bell County, TX public schools have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the Texas public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Bell County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Texas public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public school average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Bell County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Killeen Isd Early College High School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
51000 Tank Destroyer Blvd
Fort Hood, TX 76544
(254) 336-0262
Grades: 9-12
| 1,001 students
Rank: #22.
Lakewood Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11200 Fm 2305
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 215-3100
Grades: K-5
| 688 students
Rank: #33.
Sparta Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1800 Sparta Rd
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 215-3600
Grades: K-5
| 627 students
Rank: #44.
Holland High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 S Rose Ln
Holland, TX 76534
(254) 657-2523
Grades: 9-12
| 210 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Holland Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
503 Crockett St
Holland, TX 76534
(254) 657-2525
Grades: PK-5
| 312 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Skipcha Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
515 Prospector Trl
Harker Heights, TX 76548
(254) 336-6690
Grades: PK-5
| 973 students
Rank: #77.
Lake Belton Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8818 Tarver Dr
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-2900
Grades: 6-8
| 818 students
Rank: #88.
Holland Middle School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
302 Hackberry Rd
Holland, TX 76534
(254) 657-2224
Grades: 6-8
| 135 students
Rank: #99.
Salado High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1880 Williams Rd
Salado, TX 76571
(254) 947-6900
Grades: 9-12
| 676 students
Rank: #1010.
Richard E Cavazos Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 N 10th St
Nolanville, TX 76559
(254) 336-7000
Grades: PK-5
| 595 students
Rank: #1111.
Montague Village Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
84001 Clement Dr
Fort Hood, TX 76544
(254) 336-2230
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Joe M Pirtle Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
714 S Pea Rdg
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-3400
Grades: K-5
| 630 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Maude Moore Wood Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6410 Morganite Ln
Killeen, TX 76542
(254) 336-1650
Grades: PK-5
| 695 students
Rank: #1414.
Academy Int
(Math: 49% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
107 S Pondalily
Little River Academy, TX 76554
(254) 982-0150
Grades: 3-5
| 388 students
Rank: #1515.
Raymond Mays Middle School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
915 W Main
Troy, TX 76579
(254) 938-2543
Grades: 6-8
| 412 students
Rank: #1616.
Dr Joseph A Fowler Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4910 Katy Creek Ln
Killeen, TX 76549
(254) 336-1760
Grades: PK-5
| 770 students
Rank: #1717.
Academy J High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 E Main St
Little River Academy, TX 76554
(254) 982-4620
Grades: 6-8
| 415 students
Rank: #1818.
Nolanville Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
901 Old Nolanville Rd
Nolanville, TX 76559
(254) 336-2180
Grades: PK-5
| 604 students
Rank: #1919.
Charter Oak Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8402 Poison Oak Rd
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 215-4000
Grades: K-5
| 555 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Cedar Park Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 Buttercup Creek Blvd
Belton, TX 76513
(512) 331-2980
Grades: PK-12
| 157 students
Rank: #20 - 2120. - 21.
Leon Heights Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1501 N Main
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 215-3200
Grades: K-5
| 228 students
Rank: #2222.
Thomas Arnold Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
550 Thomas Arnold Rd
Salado, TX 76571
(254) 947-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 1,017 students
Rank: #2323.
Cedar Valley Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4801 Chantz Dr
Killeen, TX 76542
(254) 336-1480
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #2424.
Saegert Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5600 Schorn Dr
Killeen, TX 76542
(254) 336-6660
Grades: PK-5
| 882 students
Rank: #2525.
Harker Heights Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
726 S Ann Blvd
Harker Heights, TX 76548
(254) 336-2050
Grades: PK-5
| 673 students
Rank: #2626.
Meadows Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
423 27th St
Fort Hood, TX 76544
(254) 336-1870
Grades: PK-5
| 803 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Gateway High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4100 Zephyr Rd
Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 336-1700
Grades: 9-12
| 135 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Killeen Isd Career Center
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1320 Stagecoach Rd
Killeen, TX 76542
(254) 336-3800
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2929.
Salado Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1169 Williams Rd
Salado, TX 76571
(254) 947-6930
Grades: 6-8
| 544 students
Rank: #3030.
Nolan Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1600 Warriors Path Rd
Harker Heights, TX 76548
(254) 336-1150
Grades: 6-8
| 1,132 students
Rank: #3131.
Kennedy-powell Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3707 W Nugent Ave
Temple, TX 76504
(254) 215-6000
Grades: K-5
| 407 students
Rank: #3232.
Troy Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
808 E Austin Ave
Troy, TX 76579
(254) 938-2503
Grades: 3-5
| 355 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Clarke Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
51600 Commanche Ave
Fort Hood, TX 76544
(254) 336-1510
Grades: PK-3
| 561 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Rogers Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
802 Rogers Cemetry Rd
Rogers, TX 76569
(254) 642-3250
Grades: PK-5
| 404 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Rogers High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
210 Alvin Ailey
Rogers, TX 76569
(254) 642-3224
Grades: 9-12
| 294 students
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[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bell County, TX

Bell County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Academy Jjaep (Closed 2010)
Alternative School
704 E Main St
Little River Academy, TX 76554
(254) 982-4304
Grades: 7
| n/a students
P O Box 170
Bartlett, TX 76511
(254) 527-3353
Grades: PK-6
| 250 students
706 E Rio Poco
Little River Academy, TX 76554
(254) 657-0175
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4800 E Rancier Ave
Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 690-7022
Grades: 10
| 2 students
105 S Rose Ln
Holland, TX 76534
(254) 657-0175
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
404 N Robinson
Bartlett, TX 76511
(254) 527-3351
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1 Eagle Dr
Rogers, TX 76569
(254) 642-3802
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
306 College Ave
Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 793-2850
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
4800 E Rancier Ave Building 10
Salado, TX 76571
(254) 690-7022
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4800 E Rancier Ave
Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 618-4268
Grades: 6-11
| 27 students
108 W Jasper
Killeen, TX 76542
(254) 336-1410
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
1704 Sparta Rd
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 933-4840
Grades: 5-6
| 528 students
400 N Wall
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 933-4800
Grades: 7-8
| 1,116 students
320 N Blair
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 215-2500
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Cedar Crest Tcs (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
Charter School
3500 South Ih 35
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 939-4071
Grades: 1-12
| 65 students
4400 Chaparral Rd
Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 336-0006
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
2200 Trimmier Rd
Killeen, TX 76541
(254) 336-1580
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Creekview Academy (Closed 2015)
Alternative School
Charter School
405 S 2nd St
Killeen, TX 76541
(254) 690-3962
Grades: K-8
| 126 students
52425 Muskogee Rd
Fort Hood, TX 76544
(254) 336-1620
Grades: PK-5
| 458 students
1608 E Rancier Ave
Killeen, TX 76541
(254) 336-1650
Grades: PK-5
| 467 students
701 Whitlow Ave
Killeen, TX 76541
(254) 501-1000
Grades: 6-8
| 453 students
1020 Trimmier Rd
Killeen, TX 76541
(254) 336-1760
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
4100 Zephyr Rd
Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 501-1680
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
3209 Atkinson Ave
Belton, TX 76513
(254) 245-9787
Grades: PK-12
| 230 students
902 Rev R A Abercombie Dr
Killeen, TX 76543
(254) 501-1720
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
1717 East Ave J
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 215-7475
Grades: PK-4
| 223 students
505 E Jasper Rd
Killeen, TX 76541
(254) 336-1150
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1500 W Central Tx Expwy
Killeen, TX 76549
(254) 336-1790
Grades: PK-5
| 632 students
550 Thomas Arnold Rd
Salado, TX 76571
(254) 947-1700
Grades: 3-6
| 572 students
51000 Tank Destroyer Blvd
Fort Hood, TX 76544
(254) 336-1050
Grades: 6-8
| 511 students
1517 Barbara Ln
Killeen, TX 76549
(254) 336-1940
Grades: PK-5
| 371 students
8818 Tarver Dr
Temple, TX 76502
(254) 295-2100
Grades: 5-6
| 539 students
510 Thomas Arnold Rd
Salado, TX 76571
(254) 947-5191
Grades: PK-2
| 458 students
Transformative Charter Academy (Closed 2016)
Alternative School
Charter School
802 N 8th St
Killeen, TX 76541
(254) 628-8989
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students
Troy Daep (Closed 2009)
Alternative School
704 E Main
Little River Academy, TX 76554
(254) 938-2543
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Bell County, TX?
The top ranked public schools in Bell County, TX include Killeen Isd Early College High School, Lakewood Elementary School and Sparta Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Bell County, TX?
118 public schools are located in Bell County, TX.
What percentage of students in Bell County, TX go to public school?
97% of all K-12 students in Bell County, TX are educated in public schools (compared to the TX state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Bell County, TX?
Bell County, TX public schools minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Texas public schools average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

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