Bell Elementary



Bell Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bell Elementary Students by Grade
PK 95
K 97
1 103
2 105
3 127
4 126
5 126
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Bell Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 779 students in grades 1st through 12th. Bell Elementary is the 680th largest public school in Texas and the 5,002nd largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 779
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.68
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,002nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 680th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,317th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 561st out of 4,778

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Bell Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 399
(51%)
82,642
(49%)
 Male 380
(49%)
84,767
(51%)

Bell Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 492
(63%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 238
(31%)
40,163
(24%)
 White 27
(3%)
14,735
(9%)
 Asian 17
(2%)
6,226
(4%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
375
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)

Bell Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 682
(88%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 97
(12%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Bell Elementary is ranked 326th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Bell Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.5%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Bell Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 736
2006 733
2007 796
2008 772
2009 801
2010 778
2011 763
2012 779
2013 813
2014 827
2015 779

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.5
2007 15.8
2008 15.4
2009 15.3
2010 15.1
2011 15.9
2012 16.6
2013 16.9
2014 16.3
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79347826086957
2006 0.62619372442019
2007 0.66457286432161
2008 0.62953367875648
2009 0.61548064918851
2010 0.56426735218509
2011 0.52948885976409
2012 0.84980744544288
2013 0.86469864698647
2014 0.85610640870617
2015 0.87548138639281

Compare Bell Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 87.5%
 

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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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