Bells Mill Elementary



Bells Mill Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bells Mill Elementary Students by Grade
PK 20
K 89
1 110
2 114
3 102
4 102
5 89
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bells Mill Elementary is a public elementary school located in Potomac, MD in the Montgomery County Public Schools. It enrolls 626 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bells Mill Elementary is the 221st largest public school in Maryland and the 11,989th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 626
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,989th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 221st out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 823rd out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 358th out of 920

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Bells Mill Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 317
(51%)
53,421
(48%)
 Male 309
(49%)
57,010
(52%)

Bells Mill Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 290
(46%)
32,624
(30%)
 Asian 165
(26%)
15,606
(14%)
 Black 67
(11%)
23,326
(21%)
 Hispanic 63
(10%)
33,079
(30%)
 Two or More 40
(6%)
5,534
(5%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
206
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(0%)

Bells Mill Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 557
(89%)
68,548
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 58
(9%)
34,821
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(2%)
7,062
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Bells Mill Elementary is ranked 778th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bells Mill Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (11.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 48.4%. 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.

Bells Mill Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 464
2006 474
2007 406
2008 403
2009 521
2010 538
2011 560
2012 578
2013 592
2014 611
2015 626

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.6
2006 16.2
2007 15.4
2008 16.1
2009 16.4
2010 16.7
2011 17.2
2012 18.2
2013 17.4
2014 18.4
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10129310344828
2006 0.075949367088608
2007 0.086206896551724
2008 0.099255583126551
2009 0.11324376199616
2010 0.10594795539033
2011 0.11785714285714
2012 0.1159169550173
2013 0.10304054054054
2014 0.094926350245499
2015 0.11022364217252

Compare Bells Mill Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 11.0%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Bells Mill Elementary
Potomac, MD
Public PK - 05 626 17.9:1  
Cabin John Middle School
Potomac, MD
Public 06 - 08 941 14.8:1 1 miles
The Heights School
Potomac, MD
Private 03 - 12 538 9:1 1 miles
Georgetown Hill Early School
Potomac, MD
Private PK - TK 142 9:1 1 miles
Beverly Farms Elementary
Potomac, MD
Public PK - 05 602 18:1 2 miles
Farmland Elementary
Rockville, MD
Public KG - 05 686 16.9:1 2 miles
Herbert Hoover Middle School
Potomac, MD
Public 06 - 08 1,038 16.9:1 2 miles
Seven Locks Elementary
Bethesda, MD
Public KG - 05 398 17.9:1 2 miles
Ivymount School
Rockville, MD
Private 01 - 12 215 6:1 2 miles
The Maddux School
Rockville, MD
Private PK - 02 51 5:1 2 miles
St Andrew'S Episcopal School
Potomac, MD
Private PK - 12 553 7:1 2 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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