Bell High School

1601 Brown Trl, Hurst, TX 76054 | (817) 282-2551
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,099
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Jim Bannister
  • Fax: (817) 285-3200
  • Website: www.hebisd.edu
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,099
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 122.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,070 (51.0%)
  • Females: 1,029 (49.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 159 (7.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 525 (25.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 684 (32.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bell High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian120.6%
Black25912.3%
Asian1456.9%
Hispanic40419.2%
White1,27960.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bell High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade71334.0%
11th Grade75235.8%
12th Grade63430.2%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
75.0%
District:
75.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
72.0%
District:
54.0%
State:
60.0%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
15.0
District:
12.9
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
19.0%
District:
22.5%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
19.5%
District:
25.6%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
33.8%
District:
27.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
25.2%
District:
20.9%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$85,956
District:
$81,445
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$57,176
District:
$54,844
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$47,041
District:
$47,080
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,479
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$51,875
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$55,546
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$70,283
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Bell High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
67.5%
District:
57.6%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
34.4%
District:
34.8%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
1,021.0
District:
1,025.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
21.9
District:
21.9
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201095.0%95.0%90.0%
200995.0%94.0%88.0%
200891.0%93.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201083.0%81.0%74.0%
200976.0%75.0%65.0%
200875.0%76.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201090.0%85.0%74.0%
200985.0%79.0%66.0%
200884.0%80.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201097.0%97.0%93.0%
200997.0%97.0%90.0%
200896.0%96.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201097.0%97.0%93.0%
200998.0%97.0%92.0%
200897.0%97.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201094.0%94.0%89.0%
200993.0%90.0%81.0%
200890.0%91.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201096.0%96.0%91.0%
200995.0%92.0%85.0%
200888.0%89.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%99.0%98.0%
200999.0%99.0%97.0%
200898.0%98.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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