Bells Elementary



Bells Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bells Elementary Students by Grade
PK 39
K 50
1 62
2 60
3 54
4 63
5 56
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bells Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bells, TX in the Bells Independent School District. It enrolls 384 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bells Elementary is the 3,556th largest public school in Texas and the 33,212th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,212th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 3,556th out of 4,735
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,377th out of 4,707
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,656th out of 4,707

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Bells Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 203
(53%)
289
(51%)
 Female 181
(47%)
282
(49%)

Bells Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 335
(87%)
500
(88%)
 Hispanic 18
(5%)
30
(5%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
21
(4%)
 American Indian 9
(2%)
13
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bells Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 210
(55%)
334
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 137
(36%)
185
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(10%)
52
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,701 ranked schools in Texas, Bells Elementary is ranked 3,488th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bells Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.3%) is lower than the state average of 63.8%. 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 419
2006 407
2007 425
2008 440
2009 385
2010 385
2011 381
2012 384

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 13.1
2007 14.4
2008 14.6
2009 13.8
2010 14.7
2011 16.3
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28162291169451
2006 0.28501228501229
2007 0.28941176470588
2008 0.32727272727273
2009 0.37402597402597
2010 0.41558441558442
2011 0.43832020997375
2012 0.453125

Compare Bells Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,492.5% 14.9:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 63.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 384 15.9:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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