Belen Middle School

Belen Middle School serves 599 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NM average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Belen Middle School operates within the Belen Consolidated s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 599 students has declined by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 599 students
Belen Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Belen Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Belen Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Belen Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Belen Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
10%
Belen Middle School American Indian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
75%
61%
Belen Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
2%
Belen Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
22%
25%
Belen Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Belen Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NM All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.39 0.38
Belen Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
61%
Belen Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%
Belen Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,217 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,916 is less than the state average of $16,798. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,012 is less than the state average of $17,733. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Belen Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 4,217 340
Belen Consolidated s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $47 MM $9 MM
Belen Consolidated s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $53 MM $9 MM
Belen Consolidated s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,916 $16,798
Belen Consolidated s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,012 $17,733
Belen Consolidated s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Belen Infinity High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Central Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jaramillo Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BelenBelen Infinity High School
    Alternative School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 62 students320 Becker Dr
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)861-3720
    0.29-1262
  • BelenCentral Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 4-6 | 237 students600 Picard Ave
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)966-1200
    0.54-6237
  • BelenJaramillo Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 333 students900 Esperanza Dr
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)966-2000
    0.7PK-3333
  • BelenBelen High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1130 students1619 West Delgado Ave
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)966-1000
    0.99-121130
  • BelenRio Grande Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 325 students15 Eastside School Rd
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)966-2200
    0.9PK-6325

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