Bell Elementary School



Bell Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bell Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 86
1 124
2 107
3 108
4 114
5 110
6 127
7 105
8 90
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bell Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 978 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bell Elementary School is the 64th largest public school in Illinois and the 1,354th largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 978
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.13
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,354th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 64th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,765th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 135th out of 2,345

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Bell Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 509
(52%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 469
(48%)
147,201
(50%)

Bell Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 579
(59%)
27,560
(9%)
 Hispanic 231
(24%)
136,780
(46%)
 Two or More 77
(8%)
4,546
(2%)
 Asian 60
(6%)
9,613
(3%)
 Black 23
(2%)
117,242
(39%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
434
(0%)

Bell Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 826
(84%)
42,629
(14%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(14%)
244,484
(82%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(1%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Bell Elementary School is ranked 1,420th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bell Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bell Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 682
2006 736
2007 752
2008 877
2009 921
2010 951
2011 988
2012 978

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.2
2006 18.9
2007 16.3
2008 14.4
2009 14.2
2010 16.4
2011 18.6
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31231671554252
2006 0.26358695652174
2007 0.24734042553191
2008 0.23831242873432
2009 0.21064060803474
2010 0.20294426919033
2011 0.19230769230769
2012 0.15541922290389

Compare Bell Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.5%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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