Belmont Hills Elementary School

Belmont Hills Elementary School serves 453 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 30%.
Belmont Hills Elementary School operates within the Lower Merion School District.

Overview

The student population of 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 453 students
Belmont Hills Elementary School Total Students (2000-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Belmont Hills Elementary School Total Teachers (2000-2013)
Students by Grade Belmont Hills Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Belmont Hills Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2000-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
3%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Asian Students (2000-2013)
Hispanic
2%
9%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Black Students (2000-2013)
Black
4%
16%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Black Students (2000-2013)
White
82%
70%
Belmont Hills Elementary School White Students (2000-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Belmont Hills Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.
0.32 0.24
Belmont Hills Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2013)
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.
7%
36%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
1%
5%
Belmont Hills Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,672 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $26,607 is higher than the state average of $12,476. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $33,069 is higher than the state average of $11,944. The district spending/student has grown by 50% over four years.
School District Name Lower Merion School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
3
Number of Students Managed 7,672 1,528
Lower Merion   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $181 MM $21 MM
Lower Merion   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $225 MM $20 MM
Lower Merion   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $26,607 $12,476
Lower Merion   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $33,069 $11,944
Lower Merion   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Roxborough High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bala-cynwyd Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dobson James School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PhiladelphiaDobson James School
    4667 Umbria St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19127
    (215)487-4460
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 282 students                      
  • Bala CynwydBala-cynwyd Middle School
    510 Bryn Mawr Ave
    Bala CynwydPA 19004
    (610)645-1480
    0.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 891 students                      
  • Bala CynwydCynwyd School
    101 West Levering Mill Rd
    Bala CynwydPA 19004
    (610)645-1430
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 514 students                      
  • NarberthWelsh Valley Middle School
    325 Tower Ln
    NarberthPA 19072
    (610)658-3920
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 914 students                      
  • PhiladelphiaRoxborough High School
    6498 Ridge Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19128
    (215)487-4464
    1.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 476 students                      

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