Belmont Middle School

Belmont Middle School serves 736 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Belmont Middle School operates within the Gaston County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 736 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 736 students
Belmont Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Belmont Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Belmont Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 15:1
Belmont Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Belmont Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
13%
Belmont Middle School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
8%
27%
Belmont Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
79%
52%
Belmont Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Belmont Middle School Sch Ethnicity Belmont 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.
0.37 0.89
Belmont Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
5%
45%
Belmont Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
33%
8%
Belmont Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 31,690 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Gaston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
4
Number of Students Managed 31,690 1,682
Gaston County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $276 MM $19 MM
Gaston County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $296 MM $18 MM
Gaston County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,396 $11,105
Gaston County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,010 $10,880
Gaston County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Point High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cramerton Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belmont Central Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Belmont Belmont Central Elementary School
    310 Eagle Rd
    Belmont , NC , 28012
    (704)825-8479
    0.4  mi  |  690  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Belmont J B Page Elementary School
    215 Ewing Dr
    Belmont , NC , 28012
    (704)825-2614
    0.7  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Belmont Stuart W. Cramer High School
    100 Lakewood Rd
    Belmont , NC , 28012
    (919)807-3300
    1.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Belmont South Point High School
    906 South Point Rd
    Belmont , NC , 28012
    (704)825-3351
    1.4  mi  |  1290  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mcadenville Mcadenville Elementary School
    275 East Weslyan Dr
    Mcadenville , NC , 28101
    (704)824-2236
    2.1  mi  |  138  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Gaston County, NC 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 0.48, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Gaston County is Gaston County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.