Bel Aire Elementary School



Bel Aire Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bel Aire Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 111
2 107
3 97
4 85
5 90
6 95
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bel Aire Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gulfport, MS in the Harrison County School District. It enrolls 680 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bel Aire Elementary School is the 101st largest public school in Mississippi and the 8,940th largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 680
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.13

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Bel Aire Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 369
(54%)
5,054
(52%)
 Female 311
(46%)
4,672
(48%)

Bel Aire Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 390
(57%)
3,048
(31%)
 White 207
(30%)
5,701
(59%)
 Hispanic 45
(7%)
478
(5%)
 Two or More 19
(3%)
160
(2%)
 Asian 18
(3%)
295
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

Bel Aire Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 570
(84%)
6,672
(69%)
 Not Eligible 68
(10%)
2,265
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(6%)
703
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 509 ranked schools in Mississippi, Bel Aire Elementary School is ranked 52nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bel Aire Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.0%) is higher than the state average of 77.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Bel Aire Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 519
2006 719
2007 688
2008 691
2009 690
2010 680
2011 735
2012 839
2013 836
2014 653
2015 680

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 19.4
2007 18.1
2008 18.4
2009 18.4
2010 17.8
2011 19.7
2012 20
2013 19.4
2014 16.7
2015 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99421965317919
2006 0.84283727399166
2007 0.80232558139535
2008 0.78437047756874
2009 0.81449275362319
2010 0.84411764705882
2011 0.85578231292517
2012 0.87127532777116
2013 0.89234449760766
2014 0.88514548238897
2015 0.9

Compare Bel Aire Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,535.9% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 77.0%
 
This School 90.0%
 

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Public KG - 06 680 16.9:1  
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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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