Belen Middle School

314 South 4th St

Belen, NM 87002

Tel: (505)966-1600
Grades: 7-8

620 students

Belen Middle School serves 620 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NM average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Belen Middle School operates within the Belen Consolidated s School District.

Overview

The student population of 620 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 620 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Belen Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Belen Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NM) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Belen Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
72%
59%
Black
2%
2%
White
24%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Belen Middle School Sch Ethnicity Belen Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.43 0.39
Belen Middle School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
65%
61%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,239 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Belen Consolidated s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 5,239 589
Belen Consolidated s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $53 MM $10 MM
Belen Consolidated s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $53 MM $10 MM
Belen Consolidated s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,155 $16,127
Belen Consolidated s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,094 $16,153
Belen Consolidated s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NM Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • BelenBelen Infinity High School
    Alternative School
    320 Becker Dr
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)861-3720
    Alternative School

    0.2 mi | 86 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BelenCentral Elementary School
    600 Picard Ave
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)966-1200
    0.5 mi | 282 students | Gr. 4-6                      
  • BelenJaramillo Elementary School
    900 Esperanza Dr
    BelenNM 87001
    (505)966-2000
    0.7 mi | 447 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • BelenRio Grande Elementary School
    15 Eastside School Rd
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)966-2200
    0.9 mi | 292 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • BelenBelen High School
    1619 West Delgado Ave
    BelenNM 87002
    (505)966-1000
    0.9 mi | 1245 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Valencia County, NM public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.43, which is higher than the New Mexico average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Valencia County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Mexico or national school diversity statistics.