Bellshire Elementary



Bellshire Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bellshire Elementary Students by Grade
PK 77
K 85
1 80
2 99
3 103
4 90
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bellshire Elementary is a public elementary school located in Nashville, TN in the Davidson County School District. It enrolls 534 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bellshire Elementary is the 384th largest public school in Tennessee and the 18,848th largest nationally. It has 12.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 534
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,848th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 384th out of 1,067
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 138th out of 1,065
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 208th out of 1,065

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Bellshire Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 268
(50%)
32,400
(51%)
 Female 266
(50%)
31,362
(49%)

Bellshire Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 446
(84%)
26,363
(41%)
 White 46
(9%)
19,295
(30%)
 Hispanic 30
(6%)
14,434
(23%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
1,087
(2%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
2,441
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
80
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
62
(0%)

Bellshire Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 458
(86%)
46,565
(73%)
 Not Eligible 76
(14%)
17,197
(27%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,041 ranked schools in Tennessee, Bellshire Elementary is ranked 174th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bellshire Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

Bellshire Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 317
2006 380
2007 327
2008 368
2009 378
2010 465
2011 467
2012 468
2013 531
2014 539
2015 534

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.5
2006 13
2007 11.8
2008 12
2009 13
2010 13.7
2011 14.6
2012 13.8
2013 14.4
2014 14.4
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81072555205047
2006 0.85263157894737
2007 0.99082568807339
2008 0.94836956521739
2009 0.93121693121693
2010 0.79354838709677
2011 0.87366167023555
2012 0.89529914529915
2013 0.91337099811676
2014 0.74953617810761
2015 0.85767790262172

Compare Bellshire Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,418.6% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 85.8%
 

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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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