Accountability rating (2018-2019)

A

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: A

Total students

2,289

Avg. teacher experience

14.9 years

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 12.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Four-year graduation rate

98.9 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

Bell High School is a high school in Hurst, TX, in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD school district. As of the 2020-2021 school year, it had 2,289 students. 34.6% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 8.5% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. The school received an accountability rating of A for the 2018-2019 school year.

In the Class of 2020, 98.9% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 was 0.3% during the 2019-2020 school year.

The average SAT score at Bell High School was 1111 for 2019-2020 graduates. The average ACT score was 23.3.

As of the 2020-2021 school year, an average teacher's salary was $66,832, which is $9,191 more than the state average. On average, teachers had 14.9 years of experience.

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Contact information

Address

1601 Brown Trl
Hurst, TX 76054-3799

Office phone number

(817) 282-2551

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Bell High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 11. Students who started eighth grade in 2007 in this region had a college graduation rate of 24.1 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 11.

Demographics

Race and ethnicity

Total students

2,289

African American

365 (15.9%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 20.7%

Statewide: 12.7%

American Indian

9 (0.4%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

139 (6.1%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 7.9%

Statewide: 4.7%

Hispanic

734 (32.1%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 31.1%

Statewide: 52.9%

Pacific Islander

26 (1.1%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 2.7%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

913 (39.9%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 31.6%

Statewide: 26.5%

Two or more races

103 (4.5%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 5.7%

Statewide: 2.7%

African American

15.9%

American Indian

0.4%

Asian

6.1%

Hispanic

32.1%

Pacific Islander

1.1%

White

39.9%

Two or more races

4.5%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

34.6 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 43.7%

Statewide: 49.2%

Economically disadvantaged

39.6 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 51.1%

Statewide: 60.3%

Limited English proficiency

8.6 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 17.7%

Statewide: 20.7%

At-risk students

34.6%

Econ. disadvantaged

39.6%

Limited Eng. proficiency

8.6%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2020-2021 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

8.5 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 17.2%

Statewide: 21%

Gifted and Talented

10.3 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 6.7%

Statewide: 8.3%

Special Education

7.8 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 10.8%

Statewide: 11.1%

Bilingual/ESL

8.5%

Gifted and talented

10.3%

Special education

7.8%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the state waived accountability ratings for the 2020-2021 school year. All Texas public school districts and campuses received the label “Not Rated: Declared State of Disaster.” Our schools explorer shows the accountability ratings from the 2018-2019 school year when available.

Overall (2018-2019)

A

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: A

Student achievement (2018-2019)

A

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: A

School progress (2018-2019)

B

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: A

Closing the gaps (2018-2019)

B

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: A

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2021 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2016-2017 and received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2021. Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.

All students

98.9 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 97.6%

Statewide: 90.3%

African American

97.3 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 96.8%

Statewide: 87%

American Indian

Masked

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.3%

Asian

100 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 100%

Statewide: 96.7%

Hispanic

99 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 97%

Statewide: 88.6%

Pacific Islander

100 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 92.1%

Statewide: 89.2%

White

99 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 98%

Statewide: 94%

Two or more races

100 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 100%

Statewide: 91.1%

African American

97.3%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

100.0%

Hispanic

99.0%

Pacific Islander

100.0%

White

99.0%

Two or more races

100.0%

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 during the 2019-2020 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.3 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 1.6%

American Indian

0 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.3%

African American

0.5 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 2.5%

Asian

0 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Hispanic

0.3 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.9%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.5%

White

0.2 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.9%

Two or more races

0 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.5%

Chronic absenteeism

The chronic absenteeism rate for students during the 2019-2020 school year. It measures the number of students who were absent for at least ten percent of the school year.

All students

5.7 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 6.7%

American Indian

9.1 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 5%

Statewide: 7.8%

African American

7.4 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 4.1%

Statewide: 8.9%

Asian

1.3 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 1.5%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

7 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 4.4%

Statewide: 7.4%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 7.2%

White

5.1 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 3.8%

Statewide: 5.2%

Two or more races

3.8 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 3.7%

Statewide: 6.7%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2019-2020 school year.

All students

33.6 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 29.7%

Statewide: 22%

African American

23.8 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 20.1%

Statewide: 13.3%

American Indian

0 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 22.2%

Statewide: 17.2%

Asian

71.7 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 62.6%

Statewide: 59.1%

Hispanic

25.1 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 22.5%

Statewide: 18.6%

Pacific Islander

0 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 9.5%

Statewide: 19.5%

White

38 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 34.2%

Statewide: 25.4%

Two or more races

34.8 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 28.9%

Statewide: 25.8%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students in grades 11 and 12 who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2019-2020 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

78 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 72.9%

Statewide: 59%

African American

64.2 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 60.5%

Statewide: 40.4%

American Indian

N/A

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: Masked

Statewide: 57.6%

Asian

86.8 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 83.8%

Statewide: 81.2%

Hispanic

74.8 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 68.8%

Statewide: 47.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 14.3%

Statewide: 58.9%

White

79.5 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 75%

Statewide: 69%

Two or more races

83.3 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 75%

Statewide: 69.1%

SAT

The average SAT score for students graduating in 2019-2020, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

1111

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 1108

Statewide: 1019

ACT

The average ACT composite score for students graduating in 2019-2020. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

23.3

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 23.0

Statewide: 20.2

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for students graduating in 2019-2020.

Reading

63.6 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 55.5%

Statewide: 59.7%

Math

53.4 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 45.9%

Statewide: 47.9%

Reading + Math

49.4 %

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 42.6%

Statewide: 43.2%

Reading

63.6%

Math

53.4%

Reading + Math

49.4%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE) as of the 2020-2021 school year.

Total teacher FTEs

132.3

African American

3.8 (2.8%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 6.4%

Statewide: 11.1%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1.8 (1.4%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 2.2%

Statewide: 1.8%

Hispanic

9.9 (7.5%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 13.7%

Statewide: 28.4%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

116.8 (88.3%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 76.1%

Statewide: 56.9%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 1.2%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

1.5 (1.1%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 1.2%

Bachelor's

68.5 (51.8%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 65.7%

Statewide: 73%

Master's

59.8 (45.2%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 32.9%

Statewide: 25%

Doctorate

2.4 (1.8%)

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 1.1%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2020-2021.

Students per teacher

17.3

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 15.8

Statewide: 14.5

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2020-2021 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

14.9 years

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: 12.4 years

Statewide: 11.2 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$66,832

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: $64,273

Statewide: $57,641

Beginner

$39,853

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: $55,400

Statewide: $50,849

1 to 5 years

$60,677

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: $59,832

Statewide: $53,288

6 to 10 years

$63,118

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: $62,682

Statewide: $56,282

11 to 20 years

$66,606

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: $65,256

Statewide: $59,900

21 to 30 years

$70,836

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: $70,275

Statewide: $64,637

30+ years

$83,481

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD: $82,249

Statewide: $69,974

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