School Details

Bell Street Middle School

600 Peachtree St, Clinton, SC 29325
(864) 833-0807
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-8 703 students 16 students/teacher (SC avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

77%
63%
70%
79%
70%
74%
77%
58%
66%
81%
69%
78%
75%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurens 56 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

70%
74%
71%
61%
72%
72%
68%
69%
75%
56%
60%
69%
75%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurens 56 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

66%
58%
70%
68%
60%
69%
74%
60%
75%
66%
50%
71%
72%
64%
74%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Laurens 56 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Bell Street Middle School is a public middle school in Clinton. The principal of Bell Street Middle School is Maureen Tiller, who can be contacted at mstiller@laurens56.k12.sc.us. 703 children attend Bell Street Middle School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 73% of the 703 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Bell Street Middle School is 16:1. Sanders Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 58% 55%
Black, non-Hispanic 36% 37%
Multiracial 3% 4%
Hispanic 3% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 0%
Asian 0.1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 74%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    this school may not have great activities but it is fun and awesome

  • (5 years ago)

    It's a great school It fun the teachers care It just a all around great school we have so many clubs and groups you can join its makes me happy to going to school

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