Bells Mill Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8225 Bells Mill Rd
Potomac, MD 20854
Phone
(301) 740-0480
District
MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
County
MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
614
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Maryland

10

(10 is best)

Better than 96.6% of MD schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Bells Mill Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 42
Proficiency in Reading 66 40
Proficiency in Math 72 43

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 42
Proficiency in Reading 84 43
Proficiency in Math 75 40

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 41
Proficiency in Reading 79 43
Proficiency in Math 71 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.82
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.85
AVG FOR STATE 14.84
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 20 3.3%
Kindergarten 83 13.5%
Grade 1 94 15.3%
Grade 2 108 17.6%
Grade 3 115 18.7%
Grade 4 100 16.3%
Grade 5 94 15.3%
Total 614 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 49.1% 30.8% 40.3%
Black 11.7% 22.4% 35.3%
Hispanic 10.2% 31.6% 17.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 29.0% 15.0% 6.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,039,198 6,042,718
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,049.6 616
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.4% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.2% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.8% 33.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.5% 27.5%
65 OR OLDER 14.1% 14.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 369,242 2,177,684
Single Parent Households With Children 9.2% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.1% 89.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 58.3% 39.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 32.1% 20.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.6% 18.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.1% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.9% 16.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.6% 13.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.4% 9.7%
$15,000 or less 5.4% 7.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,803 $1,532,993,140 56.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $608 $95,079,040 3.5%
Staff $1,060 $165,762,800 6.1%
General Administration $67 $10,477,460 0.4%
School Administration $1,029 $160,915,020 6.0%
Operation $1,226 $191,721,880 7.1%
Transportation $745 $116,503,100 4.3%
Other $309 $48,321,420 1.8%
Total Support $5,044 $788,780,720 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,414 $377,501,320 14.0%
Total Expenditures $17,261 $2,699,275,180 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,779 $7,787,972,868 55.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $667 $592,121,957 4.2%
Staff $750 $665,638,761 4.8%
General Administration $110 $97,778,176 0.7%
School Administration $972 $861,947,948 6.2%
Operation $1,258 $1,115,772,172 8.0%
Transportation $746 $661,761,279 4.7%
Other $398 $353,317,097 2.5%
Total Support $4,901 $4,348,236,497 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,116 $1,876,765,936 13.4%
Total Expenditures $15,796 $14,012,876,812 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%